2016 Special Events

Woodland Twilight Benefit

Saturday, July 9 6 - 10:30pm

Presenting Sponsor: Key Bank


Share an evening with new and longtime friends at one of Lake County's most anticipated fund-raising events. Join us for outdoor cocktails and delicious foods, as well as unique auction items while surrounded by Holden's beautiful gardens.

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Sounds of Summer Garden Concert Series

Tuesday evenings, July 12 - Aug. 23 7 -8:30pm

Special evening admission: $5 after 5pm


Enjoy a showcase of musical talents from local bands; bring your lawn blanket and chairs to take in a beautiful summer evening in the Arboretum's Display Garden.

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Nature's Brew Beer Tasting

Friday, Sept. 9


Pale ales, ambers, specialty brews, gluten free beers, sweets and sours - over 30 varieties of beer from which to select, as well as the enjoyment of complementing foods, live music and comradery of other beer crafters and drinkers.



Goblins in the Garden

Saturday, Oct. 8 and Sunday, Oct. 9

10am - 4pm each day.

Members $10 per car, Nonmembers $20 per car


Bring your children in costumes to trick-or-treat during daylight hours in our decorated gardens at our 13th annual Halloween celebration. Dogs on leashes and in costume are welcome. Dogs on leashes and in costume are welcome.


Gifts from the Heart of Nature

Preview Party, 3 – 8pm, Friday, Nov. 18

Enjoy light refreshments and live holiday music, as well as the opportunity to meet the artists whose work will be available during the show.


Show and Sale 9am – 5pm, Nov. 18 – Jan. 8

(Closed Nov. 27, Dec. 24 and 25, and Jan. 1. Closes at noon on Dec. 31)

Shop for environmentally friendly and unique gifts for the holiday at our annual holiday show, featuring the nature-inspired work from regional artists. On Wednesday, Dec. 7, join us for Ladies Night, featuring wine, fun and expanded offerings from our artists.


Interested in volunteering?  Contact Robin Ott, volunteer coordinator, for available positions at 440.602.8003.