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2005 Calendar of Events

Event listings are available in two formats. For a chronological listing, please select the All tab below. For a traditional calendar view, select any of the monthly tabs below.

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All Arboretum events listed in chronological order for all of 2005. Click on the links to read the details for the events.

January

Plantsmen's Tour
Canceled
"The Genus Prunus"
Todd Lasseigne, Ph.D.
January 27, 2005 (Thursday) – 1:00 PM–2:30 PM

February

A Walk in the Winter Garden
February 13, 2005 (Sunday) – 1:00 PM–4:00 PM

Plantsmen's Tour
Canceled
"A Valentine for Plants"
Todd Lasseigne, Ph.D.
February 24, 2005 (Thursday) – 1:00 PM–2:30 PM

March

Enchanted Garden Party
Hosted by Carolee Boutique and House & Garden
March 5, 2005 (Saturday) – 1:00 PM–6:00 PM

Planned Giving Workshop
Postponed
March 9, 2005 (Wednesday) – 10:30 AM–2:00 PM

Triangle Camellia Society Show
Sponsored by the Triangle Camellia Society and the JCRA
March 12, 2005 (Saturday) – 8:00 AM–5:00 PM

Early Spring Bulb Tour
March 15, 2005 (Tuesday) – 1:00 PM–2:00 PM

News & Observer Birdhouse Competition at the JC Raulston Arboretum
Sponsored by the News and Observer, Pennington Seed, and the JC Raulston Arboretum
March 18, 2005 (Friday) – 7:30 AM–9:00 PM – Entries Accepted
March 19, 2005 (Saturday) – 10:00 AM–5:00 PM – Show
March 20, 2005 (Sunday) – 12:00 PM–5:00 PM – Show

Early Spring Bulb Tour
March 19, 2005 (Saturday) – 1:00 PM–2:00 PM

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"In Search of...2004"
Tony Avent, Plant Delights Nursery at Juniper Level Botanic Garden
March 24, 2005 (Thursday) – 7:30 PM–9:00 PM

April

Late Spring Bulb Tour
April 1, 2005 (Friday) – 1:00 PM–2:00 PM

Open Day at the Joslin Garden
April 2, 2005 (Saturday) – 9:30 AM–6:30 PM

Late Spring Bulb Tour
April 2, 2005 (Saturday) – 10:00 AM–11:00 AM

Pi Alpha Xi Plant Sale at the JCRA
April 9, 2005 (Saturday) – 8:00 AM–4:00 PM
April 10, 2005 (Sunday) – 10:00 AM–3:00 PM

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"Bringing Butterflies into Your Garden"
John Dole, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
April 21, 2005 (Thursday) – 7:30 PM–9:00 PM

May

Gala in the Garden
May 1, 2005 (Sunday) – 3:00 PM–7:00 PM

Willie York Memorial Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"A Collectors View of Mexico – What I Have Learned in 25 Years!"
Carl Schoenfeld, Yucca Do Nursery, Hempstead, Texas
May 19, 2005 (Thursday) – 7:30 PM–9:00 PM

June

Travel
"Long Weekend in Washington, D. C.; Maryland; Delaware; and Pennsylvania"
June 9, 2005 (Thursday) – 7:30 AM–6:00 PM
June 10, 2005 (Friday) – 9:00 AM–5:15 PM
June 11, 2005 (Saturday) – 9:15 AM–10:30 PM
June 12, 2005 (Sunday) – 9:00 AM–9:45 PM

August

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"China Connection"
David Creech, Ph.D., Director of the Stephen F. Austin State University Mast Arboretum
August 4, 2005 (Thursday) – 7:30 PM–9:00 PM

September

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
Canceled
Cosponsored by the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and the JCRA
"Stopping the Spread"
Stephanie Bohr, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
September 15, 2005 (Thursday) – 7:30 PM–9:00 PM

Day Tripping to Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
September 24, 2005 (Saturday) – 8:00 AM–9:00 PM

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
Cosponsored by the Piedmont Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society and the JCRA
"An Empire of Plants: People and Plants that Changed the World"
Toby Musgrave
September 27, 2005 (Tuesday) – 7:30 PM–9:00 PM

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"Ornamental Grasses for the Southeast"
Peter Loewer, Writer and Horticulturist
September 30, 2005 (Friday) – 7:30 PM–9:00 PM

October

Pi Alpha Xi Plant Sale at the JCRA
October 1, 2005 (Saturday) – 8:00 AM–4:00 PM
October 2, 2005 (Sunday) – 10:00 AM–3:00 PM

Friends of the Arboretum Annual Plant Distribution
Plant List Now Available
October 8, 2005 (Saturday) – 9:00 AM–9:15 AM

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"Gardens, Grottos, and Gelato: A Tour Through the Gardens of Italy"
Robert McDuffie, M.L.A., Associate Professor, Department of Horticulture, Virginia Tech
October 20, 2005 (Thursday) – 7:30 PM–9:00 PM

Julia Skinner Memorial Lectures
"Living the Quiet and Riveting Life of a Gardener: At Home with Elizabeth Lawrence"
Emily Wilson

"Tiptoeing Through the Tulips with You: Flowers, True Love, and Popular Songs"
Michael Lasser
October 30, 2005 (Sunday) – 1:00 PM–3:00 PM

November

Celebrate NC Wines!
November 6, 2005 (Sunday) – 2:00 PM–6:30 PM

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"Creating the Tropical Look with Hardy and Tender Plants"
Doug Ruhren, Head Gardener, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
November 17, 2005 (Thursday) – 7:30 PM–9:00 PM

December

Poinsettia Open House at the JC Raulston Arboretum
Sponsored by NC State Floriculture and the JCRA
December 4, 2005 (Sunday) – 1:00 PM–5:00 PM

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Plantsmen's Tour
Canceled
"The Genus Prunus"
Todd Lasseigne, Ph.D.
1:00 PM-2:30 PM

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A Walk in the Winter Garden
1:00 PM-4:00 PM

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Plantsmen's Tour
Canceled
"A Valentine for Plants"
Todd Lasseigne, Ph.D.
1:00 PM-2:30 PM

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Enchanted Garden Party
Hosted by Carolee Boutique and House & Garden
1:00 PM-6:00 PM

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Planned Giving Workshop
Postponed
10:30 AM-2:00 PM

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Triangle Camellia Society Show
Sponsored by the Triangle Camellia Society and the JCRA
8:00 AM-5:00 PM

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Early Spring Bulb Tour
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

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News & Observer Birdhouse Competition at the JC Raulston Arboretum
Sponsored by the News and Observer, Pennington Seed, and the JC Raulston Arboretum
7:30 AM-9:00 PM

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News & Observer Birdhouse Competition at the JC Raulston Arboretum
Sponsored by the News and Observer, Pennington Seed, and the JC Raulston Arboretum
10:00 AM-5:00 PM


Early Spring Bulb Tour
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

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News & Observer Birdhouse Competition at the JC Raulston Arboretum
Sponsored by the News and Observer, Pennington Seed, and the JC Raulston Arboretum
12:00 PM-5:00 PM

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Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"In Search of...2004"
Tony Avent, Plant Delights Nursery at Juniper Level Botanic Garden
7:30 PM-9:00 PM

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April 2005

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Late Spring Bulb Tour
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

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Open Day at the Joslin Garden
9:30 AM-6:30 PM


Late Spring Bulb Tour
10:00 AM-11:00 AM

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Pi Alpha Xi Plant Sale at the JCRA
8:00 AM-4:00 PM

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Pi Alpha Xi Plant Sale at the JCRA
10:00 AM-3:00 PM

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Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"Bringing Butterflies into Your Garden"
John Dole, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
7:30 PM-9:00 PM

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Gala in the Garden
3:00 PM-7:00 PM

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Willie York Memorial Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"A Collectors View of Mexico – What I Have Learned in 25 Years!"
Carl Schoenfeld, Yucca Do Nursery, Hempstead, Texas
7:30 PM-9:00 PM

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June 2005

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Travel
"Long Weekend in Washington, D. C.; Maryland; Delaware; and Pennsylvania"
7:30 AM-6:00 PM

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Travel
"Long Weekend in Washington, D. C.; Maryland; Delaware; and Pennsylvania"
9:00 AM-5:15 PM

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Travel
"Long Weekend in Washington, D. C.; Maryland; Delaware; and Pennsylvania"
9:15 AM-10:30 PM

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Travel
"Long Weekend in Washington, D. C.; Maryland; Delaware; and Pennsylvania"
9:00 AM-9:45 PM

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August 2005

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Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"China Connection"
David Creech, Ph.D., Director of the Stephen F. Austin State University Mast Arboretum
7:30 PM-9:00 PM

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September 2005

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Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
Canceled
Cosponsored by the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and the JCRA
"Stopping the Spread"
Stephanie Bohr, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
7:30 PM-9:00 PM

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Day Tripping to Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
8:00 AM-9:00 PM

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Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
Cosponsored by the Piedmont Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society and the JCRA
"An Empire of Plants: People and Plants that Changed the World"
Toby Musgrave
7:30 PM-9:00 PM

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Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"Ornamental Grasses for the Southeast"
Peter Loewer, Writer and Horticulturist
7:30 PM-9:00 PM

October 2005

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Pi Alpha Xi Plant Sale at the JCRA
10:00 AM-3:00 PM

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Friends of the Arboretum Annual Plant Distribution
Plant List Now Available
9:00 AM-9:15 AM

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Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"Gardens, Grottos, and Gelato: A Tour Through the Gardens of Italy"
Robert McDuffie, M.L.A., Associate Professor, Department of Horticulture, Virginia Tech
7:30 PM-9:00 PM

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Julia Skinner Memorial Lectures
"Living the Quiet and Riveting Life of a Gardener: At Home with Elizabeth Lawrence"
Emily Wilson

"Tiptoeing Through the Tulips with You: Flowers, True Love, and Popular Songs"
Michael Lasser
1:00 PM-3:00 PM

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November 2005

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Celebrate NC Wines!
2:00 PM-6:30 PM

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Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"Creating the Tropical Look with Hardy and Tender Plants"
Doug Ruhren, Head Gardener, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
7:30 PM-9:00 PM

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December 2005

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Poinsettia Open House at the JC Raulston Arboretum
Sponsored by NC State Floriculture and the JCRA
1:00 PM-5:00 PM

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