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The garden comes alive over the summer, and this year promises to be no exception.
Summer at the Arboretum can surprise our guests, because so much of our gardens remain lush and full, often reaching the height of beauty during this warm season. We also have a host of beautiful water and misting features that combine a cooling experience with effects that make the garden even more visually stunning. Whether you want to get outside with the family for a picnic, enjoy an amazing concert set against sunset over White Rock Lake, or take in the beauty of ZimSculpt, our Zimbabwean stone sculpture exhibit, you'll find a wonderful way to spend the day at the Arboretum during the summer.
Memorial Day Weekend - May 26 to 28
May 26, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., Martin Rutchik Concert Stage
Local band Sqeezebox is best known for their ability to fuse the sound of music. Their sound is best described as a TexMex Zydeco, with some old honky tonk, and some Texas blues! Bring a picnic and start your Memorial Day weekend with a concert that is sure to not disappoint.
Concert: The Empty Pockets Band
May 27, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., Martin Rutchik Concert Stage
Empty Pockets Band is known for entertaining crowds with its studio quality sound and excellent song selection. The playlist covers songs from Patsy Cline to Miranda Lambert and from George Strait to Blake Shelton.
Activities in the Hoffman Family Gift Store
Jammit Jams Tasting
Saturday, April 14, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesdays through July 31
Buy one get one free general admission, is available at the ticket booth only, with a limit of one purchase per person.