Archive for May 12th, 2011

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News from Friends of the UC Davis Arboretum

May 12, 2011

Below are some additional May events:

May 14, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.:  End-of-Season Clearance  

It’s not too late to get some beautiful plants and find some great bargains at the Friends of the UC Davis Arboretum end-of-season clearance plant sale! Best prices of the season on great plants, including Arboretum All-Stars. Click here for a plant list showing which plants have been discounted.

The Botanical Conservatory will have a variety of exotic and indoor plants for sale, and the Environmental Horticulture Club will be there selling annuals and starts for summer vegetable gardens.

Anyone can join the Friends of the UC Davis Arboretum at the door and receive a 10% discount on purchases and a free plant. Davis Botanical Society members also get the discount. Arboretum Teaching Nursery

May 12-15 and May 19-22:  The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged Davis Shakespeare Ensemble 

Thursday-Sunday, 8 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m.

Arboretum Gazebo, Garrod Drive, UC Davis

$12/Students $8/Children $5/12 and under

Enjoy an irreverent, fast-paced romp through the Bard’s 37 plays performed by the Davis Shakespeare Ensemble. This hilarious lampoon of Shakespeare’s comedies, histories, and tragedies will leave you breathless with laughter! To reserve tickets, e-mail davis.shakespeare@gmail.com or visit www.shakespearedavis.com.

May 15, 2-4 p.m.:  Storytime Through the Seasons

Los Colores de la Primavera/The Colors of Spring

Wyatt Deck, Old Davis Road 

Discover Latin American culture and the colors of spring in a free outdoor reading event for children and families. Join us for traditional stories, games, crafts, and more. All ages are welcome. Sponsored by the Arboretum Ambassadors with a grant from Target.

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