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Concert in the Courtyard

Grab your friends and get your groove on with Tomar and the FCs at the Arboretum's Concert in the Courtyard!

Animal Architects

Learn about the structures built by animal architects, and practice your building skills as we engineer our own versions of animal homes.

Coffee Chocolate Truffles

Join us from the comfort of your own kitchen to learn how to make beautiful and delicious coffee chocolate truffles.

Wild Tea

In this class discover how simple it is to prepare herbal tea using wild plants and garden herbs from your own backyard!

Teacher Workshop: A Habitat’s A Home

Bring nature explorations indoors during this teacher workshop! Discover creative ways to engage your students with hands-on activities.

Wild about Wildlife!

Help us clean the trails, learn about native animals, and find out how to create a healthy habitat in your own backyard!

Starry Night

Enjoy a family night of stargazing in the woods! We’ll provide treats, coffee, and hot chocolate to keep you warm as you explore our trails.

Homemade Holidays

With materials like grapevine, branches, berries, and pinecones, you will create a wreath, ornaments, and homemade holiday gifts.

DIY Candles

In this fun class, we’ll use soy wax, scented oils, and colors to make fancy glass jar candles to light up the darkest days of the year!

Winter Tree ID

Learn how to identify trees based on some not-so-obvious characteristics like twig morphology and get into the real nitty-gritty of tree ID.

Geocaching

Learn the basics of geocaching and treasure hunting etiquette before heading out on the trails in search of the Arboretum’s hidden caches! 

The Wonders of Wetlands

Come explore the Houston Arboretum’s wetlands in honor of World Wetlands Day and learn ways to help protect our local wetlands!

The Nature Center Building will be closed Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day. The trails, Nature Playscape, and outdoor restrooms will remain open.
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