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February Star Party

Friday, February 24, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us out on our Big Rivers Plaza to observe the moon and other space objects. Then, expand your knowledge with one of our planetarium shows!

Schoolyard Gardens Conference

Friday, March 3, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Become the Seeds of Change! Join us at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum for this year's gathering of Minnesota's thriving schoolyard gardens community, including educators, keynote speaker Marlena Myles, and concessions!

March Full Worm Moon Hike

6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 7

Join us for this after-hours event at the Arb under the glow of the Full Worm Moon. In honor of the worm moon, the Arb’s Integrated Pest Management Specialist, Erin Buchholz, will be stationed at the Sensory Garden parking lot to educate visitors about jumping worms.

CFANS Research Symposium

Thursday, March 16, 1-5 p.m.

Postdocs, graduate students and undergraduate students are invited to participate in the first ever College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS) Research Symposium.  The event will be held on March 16, 2023 from 1-5 pm at the St. Paul Student Center North Star Ballroom.

Spring Yoga Retreat

Sunday, March 19, 8 AM - 1 PM

Celebrate the beginning of spring with a joyful yoga retreat at the Arboretum. All experience levels are welcome!

MapleFest Pancake Breakfast

March 26, 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Kick off the maple syrup season with a delicious Sunday breakfast, featuring a select menu.

Plant Protein Innovation Center's Protein Basics Short Course

March 27, 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM & March 28, 7:30 AM - 5:15 PM

Learn from industry and academia experts about the chemistry, formulation, and market trends of plant proteins. The course will feature live demonstrations and experiences in the PPIC analytical laboratories, test kitchen, and the UMN Pilot Plant.

Plant Protein Innovation Center's 4th Annual Research Spotlight Meeting

March 29, 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM & March 30, 7:30 AM - 2:00 PM

We are thrilled to announce PPIC’s 4th Annual Research Spotlight Meeting! The meeting will showcase research that is actively being conducted in the plant proteins space, will feature presentations from several researchers, will hold two panel discussions, and will offer networking opportunities.

April Full Pink Moon Hike

Thursday, April 6, 7:30 - 10:00 PM

Enjoy a self-guided evening hike along a beautifully lit, 0.75 mile path while basking in the glow of the Full Pink Moon.

Borealis Night of Excellence 2023

Thursday, April 20, 5-7:30 p.m.