Special Events

The Kayhart Arboretum offers public lectures and programs throughout the year. Educational programs have been presented that discussed various environmental problems. Topics have included, climate change, insect pests such as the Lantern Fly, the origin of tree products such as coffee and chocolate, and techniques of gardening and tree care.

Special Events in 2021 include Earth Day (April22) with Trash Collection, Arbor Day (April 30), with its Horse and Carriage rides around the campus, a campus Garden Tour, a presentation on the American Chestnut Tree, and in December, a program entitled “White Christmas”.