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Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


2017 Chadwick Arboretum Open House

Jul 23, 2017, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Arboretum North Site, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43210

Don’t miss the Chadwick Arboretum Open House. Bring your family and friends. It’s the best nature immersion of the summer!

This event includes:

  • Entertainment by "Sock Hop Soda" - old fashioned entertainment with 50's music and hoola hoops
  • “Friend’s of Chadwick” membership and information
  • Refreshing root beer floats for the first 300 guests
  • Complimentary “common milkweed” plants (while supplies last)
  • Franklin County “Ask A Master Gardener Booth”
  • The OSU Bee Lab, Denise Ellsworth, native bee i.d. and resources
  • “Nancy’s Treasures” tree pruning demo and tool sales
  • Tour of the Solar enCORE House and learn energy saving tips
  • Darlene Sillick, Eastern Bluebird nesting boxes & habitat education
  • Entomologist George Keeney with his curious collection of very usual insects
  • Stella Barnes and the Chadwick Arboretum Student Team will provide information on how to install Rain Gardens
  • Catch & Release Fishing and education about fishing lead-free
  • Goldfinch Research and education
  • Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Education
  • Canoes will be available during the event for use on our Research Lake
The Arboretum North site is located northwest of the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center at 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus, OH 43210.
Parking is available across Fred Taylor Drive in Gray Lot #3.