Adkins Arboretum Hosts Fall Family Festival

Celebrate the joys of the fall season at Adkins Arboretum’s Fall Family Festival, Saturday, November 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This special event for families to enjoy the Arboretum includes puppet shows, pony rides, hayrides, face painting, demonstrations and children’s crafts. Learn lessons about the natural world from Native American educator John Fishback, revel in dynamic storytelling with John Grega and kick back to the music of HomeTown Roots. Lunch and refreshments will be for sale.

Admission is $12 per family, $5 per individual. For more information, call 410-634-2847, extension 0, or visit

Adkins Arboretum is a 400-acre native garden and preserve at the headwaters of the Tuckahoe Creek in Caroline County. Open year round, the Arboretum offers educational programs for all ages about nature and gardening. Through its Campaign to Build a Green Legacy, the Arboretum will build a new LEED-certified Arboretum Center and entranceway to broaden educational offerings and research initiatives promoting best practices in conservation and land stewardship. For additional information about Arboretum programs, visit or call 410-634-2847, ext. 0.