Of all the exciting upcoming activities happening in Dallas Fort Worth, it is at our 66-acre arboretum, one of the top botanical gardens in the world, where some of the most euphoric events can be had this summer.
Having started on Saturday, June 3, the Dallas Arboretum has now kicked off its “Summer at the Arboretum” series of events with an array of exciting experiences on offer from now through to August.
Join us for Summer at the Arboretum. With 65,000 new plantings, our signature summer look will leave you breathless. Don't miss the Great Contributors exhibit by artist Gary Lee Price, running through August 6.https://t.co/D7PlxvWE5z pic.twitter.com/KUbdS9PkZi
— Dallas Arboretum (@dallasarboretum) June 3, 2023
In addition to 65,000 new plantings in June with 300 tropical elephant ears and 500 cannas, the arboretum will be blooming with events of all shapes and sizes as it blossoms with jubilance these coming months.
The Great Contributors exhibit by artist Gary Lee Price is set to continue through August 6 highlighting the achievements of such icons as Harriet Tubman, Amelia Earhart, Mother Teresa, Joan of Arc, William Shakespeare, and returning favorite Albert Einstein.
According to a recent release by the Arboretum, renowned sculptor Gary Lee Price will return to the Arboretum on June 9 to “share his spectacular new exhibition of works in bronze as well as live sculpting demonstrations at 10:30 am and 1 pm.”
After sculpting demonstrations, Gary Lee Price will be signing copies of his bestselling book “Divine Turbulence: Navigating the Amorphous Winds of Life” at the gift store.
An array of special guests will be dropping into the Arboretum for events throughout the season, including the Quilters Guild of Dallas, Frontiers of Flight Museum, Window to the Wild, Dallas Zoo, and more.
Live piano performances are also set to continue all summer long at Jeanne’s Pavilion bringing soulful melodies to the Arboretum each Saturday and Sunday for two hours from 12 – 2 pm before Dallas’ best party bands take to the Martin Rutchik Concert Stage holiday weekends from 2 – 4 pm.
Cool Thursdays Concerts have also returned to the Arboretum for its 26th season featuring bands from all over the country playing from 7:30 pm every Thursday through to June 29.
Family Fun Fridays, meanwhile, return all June and July with a petting zoo and story time for the kids at the Pecan Grove.The full calendar of events taking place at Dallas Arboretum this summer can be found here.
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