National Arboretum Canberra

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Daylight savings opening hours for the grounds of the National Arboretum Canberra have been changed to 6.00am-8.30pm. The Village Centre, National Bonsai and Penjing Collection, the Sprout Cafe, the Conservatory Restaurant and the Curatoreum gift shop opening hours remain the same- 9.00am-4.00pm.

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    'Eat, Drink, Shop', Wednesday 13 December, 5:30pm – 9pm

    Sound like the perfect combination? Book Christmas dinner at the Conservatory Restaurant, enjoy music, graze at the cafe, collect pre-ordered Ginger Xmas hams, receive free gift wrapping and a 10% discount at the Curatoreum gift shop and we'll throw in a stunning sunset with panoramic views across Canberra – See you there! See the full story.
    (Published: Monday, 16 October 2017)

    Everyone invited to Cork Oak Centenary Celebration on Sunday 12 November

    The Cork oak forest is turning 100 and everyone is invited to come and celebrate on Sunday 12th November 2017 from 11am to 3pm. The Mediterranean-themed fun day will include demonstrations of cork stripping, dancing, music, food, guided walks and family activities. Free entry. See the full story.
    (Published: Thursday, 28 September 2017)

    Scar Trees Exhibition by Duncan Smith on 23 Sep to 22 Oct

    See an exhibition of ochre on canvas paintings by Duncan Smith, a Canberra based Wiradjuri artist, depicting patterns from his tribal scar trees. Free entry. Daily from 9am to 4pm in the Village Centre. Visit our website. See the full story.
    (Published: Saturday, 16 September 2017)

    Daily Floriade walks 16 Sep to 15 Oct at 11am

    Every day during Floriade, from Saturday 16 September to Sunday 15 October at 11am to 12 noon, join an informative, free walk through the Arboretum’s forests. Meet at the Information Desk in the Village Centre. No bookings required. Please wear strong, closed shoes and a hat and bring water. For information, call 02 6207 8484. See the full story.
    (Published: Monday, 4 September 2017)

    Forests in bloom guided walks

    It’s not just the bulbs that flower during Floriade! Join us on a free walk to explore the Arboretum’s forests in flower. Sunday 24 September, 1, 8 and 15 October at 1.30pm to 3.30pm. This walk will include the Mediterranean and Eastern red bud, Chinese mahogany and Callery pear forests. Meet at the Information Desk in the Village Centre. Bookings required. See the full story.
    (Published: Monday, 4 September 2017)

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