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8:00 am

Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Whirlwind guided tour

  Kinetic art is a unique art form utilizing the environment to enhance the aesthetic experience for the viewer. Participating artist Lin Emery aptly described the artistry of kinetic sculpture when she said, “Elements are derived from nature, and I borrow natural elements — wind, water, magnets — to set them in motion. The rhythms … Read More

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9:00 am

Spring Plant Sale

wildflowers water garden

The 21st annual Overland Park Arboretum plant sale opens with this preview opportunity for Friends of the Arboretum members. Special emphasis on native, butterfly and pollinator plants with knowledgeable gardeners on hand to assist shoppers. Support the Arboretum as you choose the perfect plants for your 2019 garden. The sale is open to the public, rain … Read More

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9:30 am

Ruby’s Pancake Breakfast

We’ll be flipping up some fun under the Prairie Pavilion at the Farmstead!  Join us for an All-U-Can-Eat Pancake & Sausage Breakfast. Lawn games, egg hunt, prizes and pictures with Ruby The Goat, mascot for Friends of the Farmstead.  $4.00 per plate on site.  Four free plates with Patron Membership; two free plates with Family … Read More

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10:00 am


CANCELLED - Bring the entire family out for a fun-filled adventure at the Arboretum. Find out why over 5 million people throughout the world hunt for containers, called geocaches, using hand-held GPS devices. Brief classroom presentation followed by a search for two geocaches. Adult presence required for ages 13 and under.

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