Special Interest Classes and Travel
Our Special Interest programs give you an opportunity to try your hand at a new hobby.
Learn how to use herbs and plants from the garden to create products for the bath or home, turn a lovely bouquet of flowers into a beautiful arrangement or get back to nature by learning how to become a bird watcher. Whichever program you choose, you are sure to enjoy connecting with nature and sharing your new talents with friends.
Concrete Leaf Casting
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
$60 ($54 for Members)
Joanne Durbin, Concrete Leaf Artist
Using leaves from the garden and a few simple ingredients, you will transform a piece of nature into a beautiful decoration for your garden. Space limited, register early!
The Galápagos: Natural & Cultural History
An Exclusive Learning Adventure for
Members of the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
New dates for 2017! August 24 - September 3
The Dallas Arboretum in partnership with Road Scholar will offer Members of the Arboretum an in-depth experience to the Galápagos Islands. Study unique animal and plant species on this small ship voyage exploring one of the world’s most extraordinary settings — the Galápagos Islands. Encounter the fascinating wildlife that inspired Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution.
GNO - Spa Night in the Garden
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
$110 ($99 for Members)
Mary Ellen Dorey, Dorey Aromatherapy
Grab your friends and join us for a relaxing evening making your own bath and body products. Using pure, artisan produced essential oils, you will learn how aromatherapy can benefit your skin and your spirits as you blend unique products to create your own at-home spa experience