Step Into the World of Butterflies

North Carolina Arboretum 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville

See the miracle of metamorphosis before your very eyes at this indoor butterfly exhibit featuring a chrysalis-rearing chamber and a walk-through butterfly house where...

$14

Asheville Orchid Festival

North Carolina Arboretum 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville

The Western North Carolina Orchid Society will host its 21st annual Asheville Orchid Festival on Saturday, April 6, and Sunday, April 7, from 9am...

$5

Asheville-Blue Ridge Rose Society Exhibition

North Carolina Arboretum 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville

Annual exhibition features award-winning roses of every color and size. Experts will answer questions and provide information about the selection, care, and history of...

River Heroes of the South

North Carolina Arboretum 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville

The Center for Cultural Preservation presents the release of a new film on the ordinary people who did extraordinary things to protect Southern rivers...

$15 – $20

Monarch Butterfly Day

North Carolina Arboretum 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville

Monarch Butterfly Day celebrates the butterfly that travels more than 2,000 miles from across North America to Mexico each fall. The butterfly's numbers have...

Carolina Bonsai Expo

North Carolina Arboretum 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville

Arboretum hosts the 24th annual Carolina Bonsai Expo with juried displays, workshops, free demonstrations, and bonsai sales.

Winter Lights at the Arboretum

North Carolina Arboretum 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville

A Western North Carolina tradition returns as the North Carolina Arboretum invites people to walk through the gardens and enjoy holiday displays and landscapes...

$12 – $25