2003 Calendar of Events

The 2003 Calendar of Events listing has been left on the Arboretum's Web site as a historical record of our past events. For a listing of our upcoming events, please visit our Calendar of Events Web page.

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January   February   March   April   May   June
July   August   September   October   November   December

January 2003
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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12 13 14
Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
7:30 PM
"Winter Glories and Hidden Treasures of The Sir Harold Hillier Gardens & Arboretum"
Mike Buffin, Curator, The Sir Harold Hillier Gardens and Arboretum
15 16 17 18
19 20 21
Plantsmen's Tour
1:00 PM
"More Fun With Conifers"
Led by Todd Lasseigne
22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31  

 

February 2003
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9
Friends of the Arborertum Lecture
1:00 PM
"Winter Interest in the Garden"
Pam Beck

A Walk in the Winter Garden
2:00 PM-4:00 PM
10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18
Plantsmen's Tour
1:00 PM
"Botanical Latin"
Led by Todd Lasseigne
19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28  

 

March 2003
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
           

1
JCRA Gardening Book Sale
9:00 AM-4:00 PM

2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9
Arboretum Trip
California Coast Excursions Part II – The Gardens and Arboreta of the San Francisco Bay Area
10
Arboretum Trip
California Coast Excursions Part II – The Gardens and Arboreta of the San Francisco Bay Area
11
Arboretum Trip
California Coast Excursions Part II – The Gardens and Arboreta of the San Francisco Bay Area
12
Arboretum Trip
California Coast Excursions Part II – The Gardens and Arboreta of the San Francisco Bay Area
13
Arboretum Trip
California Coast Excursions Part II – The Gardens and Arboreta of the San Francisco Bay Area
14
Arboretum Trip
California Coast Excursions Part II – The Gardens and Arboreta of the San Francisco Bay Area
15
Triangle Camellia Society Spring Flower Show at the JCRA

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
7:30 PM
"Bold Visions for the Garden"
Richard Hartlage

Arboretum Trip
California Coast Excursions Part II – The Gardens and Arboreta of the San Francisco Bay Area
16 17 18
Plantsmen's Tour
1:00 PM
"Back to the Pleistocene"
Led by Todd Lasseigne
19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31          

 

April 2003
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
    1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Pi Alpha Xi Annual Plant Sale
8:00 AM-4:00 PM
13
Pi Alpha Xi Annual Plant Sale
10:00 AM-3:00 PM
14 15 16
Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
Cosponsored with the Triangle Camellia Society
7:30 PM
"How Not to Grow a Camellia"
Tom Johnson
17
18 19
20 21 22
Plantsmen's Tour
1:00 PM
"Rarest of the All"
Led by Todd Lasseigne
23 24
Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
Cosponsored with the North American Rock Garden Society
7:30 PM
"The Maritime Alps - A Wealth of Plants on the Borders of Italy and France"
Malcolm McGregor
25 26
27 28 29 30      

 

May 2003
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
        1 2 3
4
Gala in the Garden
3:00 PM-6:00 PM
5 6 7 8
Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
7:30 PM
"Flora and the Foreigner, Beyond the Pampas - Plant Exploration in Argentina"
Tony Avent
9 10
The Great News and Observer Birdhouse Competition
11
The Great News and Observer Birdhouse Competition
12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20
Plantsmen's Tour
1:00 PM
"Mexican Plant Salsa"
Led by Todd Lasseigne
21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

 

June 2003
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
1 2 3 4 5 6
JCRA Fundraiser
Co-Hosted by Gallery C
Featuring Artist Henry Isaacs
7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17
Plantsmen's Tour
5:30 PM – Special Evening Tour
" Vines, Vines, and More Vines"
Led by Jon Roethling
18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30          

 

July 2003
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
    1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
Herbaceous Tours for Early Birds and Night Owls
10:00 AM – Midseason Annuals
7:00 PM – Perennial Border Tour
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31    

August 2003
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14
Flowers and Foliage: A Summer Bulbs Tour
5:30 PM
Led by Frankie Fanelli
15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31            

 

September 2003
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Herbaceous Tours for Early Birds and Night Owls
10:00 AM - Late Season Annuals
6:00 PM - Perennial Border Tour
14 15 16
Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
Conspored by Plant Delights Nursery, Inc.
7:30 PM
"Andean Underground: Tubers, Bulbs, Corms and Other Hidden Organs"
Alfredo Grau, Ph.D., University of Tucumán, Argentina
17 18 19
Plantsmen's Tour
1:00 PM
"Shade Trees"
Led by Todd Lasseigne
20
21 22 23 24 25 26
27
Pi Alpha Xi Annual Plant Sale
8:00 AM-4:00 PM
28
Pi Alpha Xi Annual Plant Sale
10:00 AM-3:00 PM
29 30        

 

October 2003
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
      1 2 3
Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
7:00 PM
"Bordering on Insanity"
Bob Lyons, Director

"Moonlight" in the Garden
7:30 PM-9:00 PM
4
Friends of the Arboretum Annual Plant Distribution
9:00 AM - Do not be late!

"Moonlight" in the Garden
7:30 PM-9:00 PM
5
"Moonlight" in the Garden
7:30 PM-9:00 PM
6
7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31
Plantsmen's Tour
1:00 PM
"Plants That Make You Go Eek, Ugh, Ack, Etc."
Led by Todd Lasseigne
 

 

November 2003
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
            1
Central Carolina Chrysanthemum Society 6th Annual Flower Show
11:00 AM-4:00 PM
2
Central Carolina Chrysanthemum Society 6th Annual Flower Show
12:00 PM-3:00 PM
3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20
Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
7:30 PM
"Towards a Four Season Garden, a Look at Some of the Plants and Planting Techniques for Creating Gardens of Beauty and Interest Year Round"
Douglas Ruhren
21
Plantsmen's Tour
1:00 PM
"The Perennial Border in Fall"
Led by Todd Lasseigne
22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30            

 

December 2003
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
  1 2 3 4 5 6
Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
10:00 AM
Cosponsored by the Piedmont Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society
"The Maturation of a Garden"
Frank Cabot
7
Poinsettia Open House
1:00 PM-5:00 PM
8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19
Plantsmen's Tour
1:00 PM
"Barking up the Wrong Tree"
Led by Todd Lasseigne
20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31      

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