Past Events

  1. May 7, 2020 through May 9, 2020, 5:30pm - 3:00pm

    In response to the COVID-19 virus Chadwick Arboretum’s 2020 Spring Plant Sale & Auction Fundraiser will unfortunately be cancelled.  Thursday, May 7, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 8, 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Saturday, May 9, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Location: Northwest corner of Lane Avenue & Fred Taylor Drive Free Parking. 

  2. Apr 24, 2020, 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Cancelled Join us for a day celebrating the trees and those who “speak for them” as Chadwick Arboretum presents the winners of the Lorax Awards! Location: Kottman Hall west entrance, 2021 Coffey Road, 43210 Parking: For convenient parking, visit kiosks in nearby parking lots.     

  3. Apr 7, 2020, 7:00pm - 8:45pm

    Cancelled A free lecture led by Doug Tallamy, author of Nature’s Best Hope. Tallamy offers a unique approach to conservation that starts in your own yard. Location: Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive Free parking RSVP here:

  4. Feb 26, 2020 (All day)

    This informative program is co-sponsored by Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens and the OSU Department of Entomology.  Date and Time: Wednesday, April 1, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Location: Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center                2201 Fred Taylor Drive                Columbus, OH 43210 Parking: Free parking will be available across the street from the 4-H Center.

  5. Dec 18, 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.

  6. Dec 5, 2019 through Dec 8, 2019, 12:00am - 11:45pm

    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.

  7. 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.

  8. Nov 25, 2019 through Nov 26, 2019, 1:00pm - 7:00pm

    Thankgiving is fast approaching which means the annual turkey sale coming up! Pre-orders will be taken until November 13th. The turkeys are free-range, raised without antibiotics, and fed a vegetable diet.  Turkeys can be picked up in the Animal Science Building (2029 Fyffe Rd, Columbus, OH. 43210) outside of Room 117 Monday, November 25th from 1:00 pm- 7:00 pm and Tuesday, November 26th from 11:00 am-7:00 pm. Cash or check must be paid in full at the time of pickup. Please note that products are ordered by a weight range, so the price will vary with each individual product.

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

  10. Nov 4, 2019 through Dec 2, 2019, 12:00am - 11:45pm

    Your renewal or purchase of a new membership will make it possible for you to enjoy all of the benefits of membership listed below. Of course, you will also enjoy your many visits to the gardens in 2020. We are offering you the opportunity to give the gift to a family member, friend, or colleague. Imagine the fun you will have introducing the gardens to someone new during 2020. This gift will also enable Chadwick Arboretum to begin the new year with many new and continuing Friends.