Sunday, April 8, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Bring the family and take a stroll through the Arboretum grounds! Celebrate the history of the Arboretum having a former use as a one-mile square strawberry farm. The event will be held on the Pinecote Pavilion. Listen to music, enjoy ice cream, fresh strawberries, and Picayune Frog Lemonade.  Admission is free to all for this long-running community event.


April 13 & 14

Friday & Saturday

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(Members will be admitted at 9:00 a.m. each day)

Grab a cart and choose from a wide variety of hand-picked and hard-to-find native trees, shrubs, and perennials for your landscape. Pearl River County Master Gardeners and other plant professionals will be on hand to help you choose plants suited to your property. Free admission. Sale will be held in the greenhouse area.  Please use site Service Entrance. Follow us on Facebook, or see our website for information on our plant pre-sale of popular species such as native honeysuckle azaleas.


Saturday, April 28, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Letterboxing is an internationally popular outdoor “treasure hunt” activity using small, waterproof boxes hidden in public places. Online clues for finding the boxes are on websites such as Using a stamp in the letterbox, finders imprint a personal journal, and leave their own stamp in the box's log. In the class, participants will make a temporary stamp and journal and participate in a hunt for hidden letterboxes at the arboretum. Free for Arboretum members. Non-member adults $5, non-member children $2. Space is limited. Reservations required. Register by April 27.