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Monthly Photo Contest
The arboretum is seeking photographers of all ages to participate in our monthly, seasonal pictures photo contest.
Holiday Online Plant Sale
Beginning online Nov. 18, ending Dec. 6, 2013
Bring the beauty of fresh blooming poinsettias and the scent of evergreens into your home this season. Festive and flowering, these plants are great holiday or hostess gifts for the flower lover on your list! The EJC Arboretum offers locally grown, high-quality plants, cared for by arboretum staff until you pick them up. See more.
Festive Greens Annual Workshop
Wednesday, December 11th Noon to 1:30
For those who enjoy creating personalized seasonal fresh, fragrant, evergreen holiday décor, an exciting annual EJC Arboretum workshop is offered. Led by Abby Long, owner and highly-regarded designer for Blakemore's Florist, this workshop teaches creating a holiday décor piece unique and personal that is fine-tuned under the guidance of a floral expert. See more.
Holiday Moonlight Carriage Rides
Saturday, December 14, 2013, 5:00 to 8:00 pm
Celebrate with a truly unforgettable experience — a carriage ride on a wintery evening. For about the cost of a movie, you can create lasting memories. Enjoy a romantic experience with your sweetheart or begin a new holiday tradition with your family. See more.
More Programs and Events
For a complete list of EJC Arboretum programs and events, browse our Annual Calendar of Events.
New Arboretum Features to See
On June 13th, 2013, the Carrier Family Fountain was dedicated as a gift from family and friends celebrating the 80th birthday of Dr. Ronald E. Carrier, James Madison University, President Emeritus. The arboretum thanks Mast Landscapes, LLC, for donating the redesign of the Ernst Terrace landscaping.
The arboretum thanks donors for new features, the Robert and Frances Plecker Pond Loop accessible trail, the Ann O'Connor Jurney Stage Garden, and the Ernst Tree Terrace. Also, the arboretum thanks architectural firm, Sease and Associates, PC, and engineering firm, Blackwell Engineering, for their donated design support for the Plecker Accessible Trail and Ernst Terrace.