The Connecticut College Arboretum provides a welcome connection with the natural world, offering opportunities for teaching, research, conservation, recreation and public education.

The Arboretum is open to the public seven days a week from dawn to dusk.

Visit Arbo Programs and Activities for a full listing with descriptions. 

All Arboretum Bulletins are now available as PDFs on Digital Commons.

Fall Programs Guide

Announcing Fall 2016 Programs

The Arboretum is offering a full line up of workshops, tours and more this fall, including an encore presentation of Flock Theatre's Edward III and Music in the Meadow 5!

Also make sure to join us for one of our plein air painting classes and Mamacoke Mysteries Revealed tour. Our fall program just wouldn't be complete with our annual All About Autumn Color tour or SALT Seminar.

View our Programs and Activities page or see our event schedule on facebook.

Programs and Activities

Free Fall Tours

Saturdays in September and October, 10 a.m.

Meet at the blue sculpture near New London Hall.
No registration required.
Free

Take a guided tour to learn more about the plants in each of our collections. Tours last 60 to 90 minutes.


Campus Landscape – Sept. 3 and Oct. 1
Caroline Black Garden – Sept. 10, Oct. 8, Oct. 29
Native Plants – Sept. 17, Sept. 24, Oct. 15, Oct. 22

Friday, September 9

Music in the Meadow 5

Featuring another stellar line-up of original bands from the region. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets, a picnic and insect repellent for an enjoyable outdoor concert under the stars.

Music in the Meadow