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Monthly Photo Contest

Monthly Photo Contest

The arboretum is seeking photographers of all ages to participate in our monthly, seasonal pictures photo contest.

Click here for rules and submission information.

View the March Photo Contest Winner!

Upcoming Events

Historic Garden Week

Historic Garden Week is April 26-May 3, 2014.
Celebrate Historic Garden Week with Wildflower Walks and Tours of the Arboretum!

  • Earth Day Wildflower Walk, April 22, 2014, 10:00 a.m. FPEC, The Director leads a walk highlighting the environmental benefits the arboretum provides its community.
  • Tour Celebrating Historic Garden Week, April 30, 2014, 1:00 pm, the EJC Arboretum celebrates with a tour starting at the *FPEC. Tours will be led by Jan Sievers Mahon, Arboretum Director and will focus on the arboretum’s bulb collection, wildflowers and flowering shrubs and trees. More information.

Mother's Day Carriage Rides

Saturday May 10, 2014, 6:30 - 9:30 pm; Sunday, May 11, 2014, 1 - 4 pm.
Give mom a special and memorable celebration by a carriage ride through the natural beauty of the arboretum. Twilight rides on Saturday and afternoon rides on Sunday. More information.

Wine and Cheese on the Ernst Terrace

May 16, 2014, 5:00 pm.
Reception starting at 5:00 pm, JMU Executive Pastry Team demonstration at 5:30, guest speakers beginning at 6:00. Cost $15 per person, includes two beverages of choice (wines and local Starr Hill beers), displayed cheeses and crackers, and a coffee-infused dessert tasting. More information.

For a complete list of EJC Arboretum programs and events, browse our Annual Calendar of Events.

25th Anniversary Commemorative Products Available

25th Anniversary Wine Glass

Purchases of 25th Anniversary commemorative products can be made weekdays, business hours at the Frances Plecker Ed Center for the anniversary stationery set, wine glasses, and more products including t-shirts coming soon!