OP Arboretum October events


Jim Earnest’s Tour of the Trees is 
Sunday, October 9 – not Monday, October 10. 
Of course, you can enjoy all the trees at the Arboretum 
any day of the week, but Jim’s tour is something special.

October 8
4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Botanical Brewfest
It’s the most beautiful beer tasting event in the metro – right here at the Arboretum. Over 100 beers to taste! Beer, other beverages, food, music, and games all included in ticket price. So much fun!
October 9
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Trees of Autumn
Enjoy the afternoon amidst the changing colors of the Stous Promenade, home to a beautiful collection of hybrid and native trees. Please register in advance for Jim Earnest’s guided tour at 2:00 p.m.
October 13
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Sketch Crawl
It’s the last Sketch Crawl of the season. Join fellow artists to capture the beautiful colors of Fall! Bring your own art supplies (pencils, pens, ink, markers, crayons, watercolor paints, and paper). Free with admission. Register.
October 15
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

It’s a treasure hunt! GeoKids is a fun-filled activity consisting of a brief classroom presentation on maps, directions and how to use a compass – geared for young participants.  Kids then head out into the Arboretum on a compass-based treasure hunt for prizes, with educational stops along the way.  Ages 7 to 11 (adult presence required). $5/child + admission. Register.
October 28
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
New Moon Walk
The Arboretum at night! Star gazing, night-time sights and sounds. Olathe North High School will be providing telescopes. Bring the family . . . and your flashlights.
No pre-registration required. Included with admission.
Questions about any activity? Please call the Arboretum at 913.685.3604.
Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
8909 W. 179th Street

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