Past Events

  1. Nov 4, 2020, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

    Monthly tree walks feature all things trees!  A variety of topics will be covered, including proper selection and planting, insect pests and diseases. Please dress for the weather. No reservations required.

  2. Oct 14, 2020, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

    APRIL and MAY CANCELLED. Monthly tree walks feature all things trees!  A variety of topics will be covered, including proper selection and planting, insect pests and diseases. Please dress for the weather. No reservations required.

  3. Sep 25, 2020 through Oct 9, 2020 (All day)

    Secrest Arboretum plant sale WILL GO ON.....ONLINE, that is!  Fall is a great time for planting trees and shrubs. Friends of Secrest Arboretum invites you to browse an exciting online selection of new and unique trees, shrubs, evergreens and mums. Select from a variety of convenient dates and times to schedule your drivethru pickup. It's not too late to become a Friend of Secrest Arboretum and take advantage of our exclusive pre-sale discount. Choose your preferred membership online and join today!  

  4. Sep 18, 2020 through Sep 25, 2020 (All day)

    The Friends of Secrest Arboretum plant sale WILL GO ON.....ONLINE, that is! Enjoy the best selection of trees, shrubs, woody plants and mums at this members only online pre-sale. Use your Friends-only promo code Friends10 to receive a 10% pre-sale discount at checkout.  Choose from a variety of convenient dates and times to schedule your drive thru pickup. Not a Friends of Secrest member? Click your preferred membership online and join today!

  5. Sep 9, 2020, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

    APRIL and MAY CANCELLED. Monthly tree walks feature all things trees!  A variety of topics will be covered, including proper selection and planting, insect pests and diseases. Please dress for the weather. No reservations required.

  6. Sep 4, 2020, 10:00am - 4:00pm

    ODA Pesticide/Core, ISA, ONLA and Master Gardener credit eligible. Lunch and materials provided.

  7. Aug 22, 2020, 10:00am - 11:00am

    Did you just move to Wooster and want to know more about Secrest Arboretum, or have you lived here all your life and never visited? Whatever your story, join this guided tour to learn more about ours! Participants will hear about Edmund Secrest and the history of the arboretum, as well as, the stories behind some of our gardens and unique plants. 

  8. Aug 13, 2020, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

    Dr. Dave Lohnes, OARDC's popular Whiz-Bang Scientist, teaches children about science and the natural world in an enriching outdoor environment. The 2020 season features: Mythology & Science, Rockets and Amazing Animal Feats.  Shows are fun for the entire family! Parking and admission are free. The show is cancelled in the event of severe weather.

  9. Aug 12, 2020, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

    APRIL and MAY CANCELLED. Monthly tree walks feature all things trees!  A variety of topics will be covered, including proper selection and planting, insect pests and diseases. Please dress for the weather. No reservations required.

  10. Jul 25, 2020, 10:00am - 11:00am

    Did you just move to Wooster and want to know more about Secrest Arboretum, or have you lived here all your life and never visited? Whatever your story, join this guided tour to learn more about ours! Participants will hear about Edmund Secrest and the history of the arboretum, as well as, the stories behind some of our gardens and unique plants. 

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