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    Arboretum After Hours

    Friday 5 January, 12 January and 19 January 2018, 5pm to 9pm

    For three Friday evenings in January, the National Arboretum will stay open after hours. Enjoy share platters, drinks and live music to accompany the spectacular views from the Village Centre. The Curatoreum Shop, National Bonsai and Penjing Collection and Pod Playground will be open 'til 9pm. Free guided forest walks leave at 6pm and 6.30pm. Don't miss this opportunity to enjoy the Arboretum after hours. Free entry and parking. No bookings required. For information, call 02 6207 8484. See the full story.
    (Published: Tuesday, 5 December 2017)

    New Year's Eve Party: Creatures of the Night, 31 December 7.30pm to 1am

    Don't miss out on the best New Year's Eve party in town! Ginger Catering are hosting a glamorous and fun event to see in the New Year, with canapés and cocktails on arrival, a three-course dinner and beverages flowing all night long. Live entertainment, a DJ and photo-booth. Tickets are limited and this event sells out every year, so book early to secure your place. Guests are invited to dress to impress and Rocky Horror costumes are definitely encouraged! For more information, call: 02 6273 4366 or email: Tickets: See the full story.
    (Published: Friday, 1 December 2017)

    Complete our survey and WIN

    Tell us about your visit to the National Arboretum and help us to improve our services. We would like to hear all your comments and ideas! Enter the monthly draw for a $50 gift voucher from The Curatoreum Shop. The survey should take about 5 minutes and your answers are confidential. For information, call 02 6207 8484 or email: See the full story.
    (Published: Tuesday, 28 November 2017)

    Guided forest walk, Sunday 17 December 2017 at 9.30am

    Join one of our most experienced guides and explore the Arboretum's unusual monocot trees. Monocot trees are unusual, mainly tropical and related to lilies, orchids and grasses. The group will visit the jelly palms, Californian fan palms, dragon trees, the Chilean wine palms and Central Valley, then have a coffee together at the cafe (optional). See the full story.
    (Published: Thursday, 16 November 2017)

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

    Sound like the perfect combination? Enjoy music, superb food and a 10% discount on purchases at the Curatoreum gift shop. Gingerbread fun and make your own Christmas card with Megalo Print Studio. Buy Ginger Christmas hams. Book dinner at the restaurant or share casual festive platters. Free gift wrapping and we'll throw in a stunning sunset with panoramic views across Canberra – See you there! See the full story.
    (Published: Thursday, 26 October 2017)

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