Chadwick's Annual Open House Includes Canoeing, Fishing

Wheelbarrow with flowers planted inside

Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens is hosting an open house July 22, 1-4 p.m.
Bring your family and friends to the Arboretum North site for a day of fun in nature, education, canoeing, fishing, and free refreshments.
This event includes:

  • 20 different nature stations
  • free guides and education about native bees
  • free pollinator plants
  • free Johnson’s Ice Cream for the first 300 guests
  • tours of the Monarch Way Station, Arb North Site, EnCORE Solar House, and more
  • Franklin County Ask A Master Gardener booth to answer all of your gardening questions
  • Franklin Soil and Water
  • Rain Brothers
  • Higher Ground Greenroof LLC
  • Knowlton School of Architecture
  • George Keeney Bug Collection
  • Denise Ellsworth, bee education, and bee card giveaways
  • Alisha Loar ceramics
  • Karen English Photography
  • canoeing, with education and instruction regarding the research lake, catch and release fishing, and lead-free fishing tackle (life vests provided)
  • rain garden education from CFAES students and Chadwick staff
  • gardening tools for sale and tree pruning demo

The Arboretum North site is located northwest of the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center. Parking is available across Fred Taylor Drive in Gray Lot #3.