Friday, September 21, 2012 – 4:00 PM–9:00 PM
Saturday, September 22, 2012 – 8:00 AM–2:00 PM
It's all about the plants, the place, and the people who made it possible!
Please join us for a weekend of celebration, nostalgia, JCRA history, and of course … remarkable plants!
Please contact Anne Porter (919) 513-3826 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. To register, please use NC State Alumni Association's Web site to register online or use the response card. Advance registration is required.
Upcoming Program Notes
by Christopher Todd Glenn, Programs and Education Coordinator
The JC Raulston Arboretum has a variety of upcoming programs in August and September. Complete details for these and all of our programs are available on the JCRA's Web site, however, some of these programs have special details that you may wish to note.
Superhero Plants: Protectors of Clean Water
August 5, 2012
This program has been postponed. We'll announce the new date in the future.
Juried Print Competition
August 23 through October 5, 2012
Registration is still open. Entries will be accepted on August 23 from 11:00 AM through 8:00 PM. The opening reception is on August 25 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. The exhibit will be on display Monday through Friday, August 27 through October 5.
Western North Carolina Trip
September 7, 8, and 9, 2012
We're heading out to western North Carolina on a plant shopping trip. If you want to join us, please send in your registration on or before August 7.
August's Plantsmen's Tour is our last tour of the year at 9:00 AM. We return to our regular time (1:00 PM) in September.
Friends of the Arboretum Lectures
The Piedmont Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society has once again invited Friends of the Arboretum members to attend their fall lecture series. This fall's cosponsored lectures are on September 15, October 20, and November 17.
by Nancy Doubrava, Interpretive Specialist
Visit Showtimes for a much more detailed listing of what's in flower in August at the Arboretum.
Recent Members Only Additions
by Chris Glenn, Programs and Education Coordinator
One new video was recorded for the Members Only section on the Arboretum's Web site in July.
Click on the image below to play the video or visit the Members Only section to for a complete listing of all videos.
Content in the Members Only section is password protected and is only available to Arboretum members. In order to access these special features, members need to know the password that was printed on the label (use all lower case letters) of the latest Friends of the Arboretum Newsletter or included below.
user name = jcra