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Yoga in the Gardens

Thursdays and Sundays throughout 2024

With over 1,200 acres of breathing room, including peaceful indoor spaces, the Arboretum serves as a refuge to rejuvenate the mind, body, and spirit in one of the greenest spaces in Minnesota. Our Yoga in the Gardens series features year-round wellness classes led by local instructors.

Music in the Gardens

June 2–August 29, Thursdays 6–7:30 p.m. and Sundays, 1:30–3 p.m.

Enjoy live music throughout the summer at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Local bands and community groups will perform on Thursday evenings and Sunday afternoons. 

Summer Farm Fun at the Arb!

Saturdays, July 13 through August 31, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Celebrate the unfolding harvest season, the work of Minnesota farmers and the plant-to-plate story at the bountiful Farm at the Arb, rain or shine, during eight different summer Saturdays, with a new theme each week. Agriculture & Food HR Roundtable Conference

Wednesday and Thursday, July 24–25

The HR Roundtable is the premier agriculture & food North American event for employers and educational professionals. This summer, the U of M has the honor of hosting the annual Roundtable right here in the Twin Cities. You're invited to come learn from industry leaders, network with attendees in your field, and more at this can't-miss event. 

WCROC Horticulture Night

Thursday, July 25, 4–8 p.m.

Aquatic Plant Identification Workshop

Tuesday, July 25, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

Wishing you knew more about Minnesota’s underwater forests? Wondering what that weed is you saw washed up on your shoreline? Looking to fine tune your aquatic plant identification skills? This is the workshop for you!

Celebration of Life: Professor Don Wyse

Friday, July 26, 2 p.m.

A celebration of the life of Professor Don Wyse will take place at the McNamara Alumni Center at the University of Minnesota. The service will begin at 2 p.m. with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to the Dr. Donald Wyse Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center Lab Tour

Last Wednesday of each month, 3–4 p.m.

Join us the last Wednesday of each month for a guided tour of the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center Containment Lab (MCL), where you'll get an inside look at our state-of-the-art facility and discover the innovative research underway. It's a perfect opportunity for individuals curious about the world of science. Large group or a special occasion? Use the sign up form to request a custom tour!

Taste and Toast

Wednesday, July 31, 6–9 p.m.

Taste & Toast at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is an after-hours celebration of fresh, local cuisine, regional beer and wine. Live music and beautiful gardens set the stage for tastings from local and regional chefs, restaurants and farmers, as well as samplings from Minnesota wineries, breweries and the Arboretum's own Horticultural Research Center.