Events

Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens host a variety of university, community, and industry events in our gardens. Many are open to the public while others are reserved for members of specific organizations.  Our calendar of events includes all events, while highlighting those that are open to the public. We hope you will join us for one of these events soon.      


  1. Sep 12, 2019, 5:30pm - 8:00pm

      Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens Volunteers please save the date of September 12th for an evening of friends, fun, and food.

  2. Sep 13, 2019 through Sep 14, 2019, 3:00pm - 12:00pm

                Preorder event only!           Click here for an order form. PLANT PICKUP DATES AND TIMES:                        Friday, September 13 2019, 3:00 p.m. – 7:00                        Saturday September 14 2019, 9:00a.m. – 12:00 Noon

  3. Sep 25, 2019 (All day)

    Plant Drop 2019 — Free Plants for OSU Students Chadwick Arboretum and Collegiate Plant Initiative have teamed up to provide a free plant to OSU students. This year the plant is Proven Winner® Lemon Coral® Sedum, the 2019 annual plant of the year. Proven Winners is arranging the donation and Four Star Greenhouse is growing and delivering the plants to OSU Chadwick Arboretum. DATE:             Wednesday, September 25, 2019 TIME:              1:00 p.m. until all plants are distributed

  4. Oct 10, 2019, 9:00am - 3:00pm

  5. Oct 25, 2019, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

    y Chadwick Arboretum and the OSU Tree Advisory Committee offer this hands-on native tree planting event to ensure our continued Tree Campus USA certification.  DATE:            Friday, October 25, 2019 TIME:            1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. LOCATION:    South side of the Ohio Union

  6. Oct 30, 2019, 9:00am - 3:00pm

  7. Nov 13, 2019, 9:00am - 3:00pm

  8. Nov 28, 2019 through Dec 1, 2019 (All day)

    All proceeds from the sale go to benefit Forestry Forum, a student organization at The Ohio State University, which gives out $2,000 in scholarships, as well as sponsors several educational and recreational activities for members throughout the year.

  9. Dec 4, 2019 through Dec 5, 2019, 7:00am - 6:00pm

    Pi Alpha Xi, the Floriculture & Horticulture Honor Society at Ohio State, is once again holding their annual poinsettia sale. Proceeds support the activities of this honor society. Join us for a huge selection of poinsettias, festive flowers, and arrangements that you won't find anywhere else. DATE:          December 4 – 5, 2019 

  10. Dec 12, 2019, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

    Walking the candlelit labyrinth in Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens is a peaceful way to welcome winter.  We hope you can join us for this much-loved yearly event.