Event: Holly Work Day
Event Date: Saturday, October 14, 9:00 am - Noon
Location: UT Arboretum Elmore Holly Garden
Details: The UT Arboretum Society Holly Task Force will be performing fall mulching, pruning, and general maintenance in the Elmore Holly Collection. Volunteers are welcome!


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Event: Lecture by Kathryn Aalto
Event Date: Tuesday, October 17, 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Location: Roane State Community College, City Room
Details: Kathryn Aalto, an author whose books have appeared on the New York Times Best Sellers List, will be discussing her book, "The Natural World of Winnie-the-Pooh: a Walk through the Forest that Inspired the Hundred Acre Wood."
About the Lecturer: An adjunct lecturer in English at Exeter College in England, Aalto lectures widely both nationally and internationally at arboretums, natural history museums, universities, gardens and civic clubs. For the past 25 years, her focus has been on the places where nature and culture intersect: teaching literature of nature and place, designing gardens and writing about the natural world.


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Event: Bioenergy Day
Event Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2:00 - 5:00 pm
Location: UT Arboretum Auditorium
Details: "Investigate the World of Bioenergy" at this free event sponsored by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory Center for BioEnergy Sustainability. Click to read more information about this Bioenergy Day event for children of all ages.


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Event: Fall Plant Sale
Event Date: Saturday, October 21, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: UT Arboretum Program Shelter
Details: This UT Arboretum Society sponsored event will feature plants especially for fall planting, expert advice on successful planting, arts and crafts vendors, and Dano's Hot Dogs!


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Event: Make and Take Pumpkin Center Piece Workshop
Event Date: Tuesday, October 24, 10:00 am - Noon
Location: UT Arboretum Program Shelter
Details: Michelle Campanis, UT Arboretum Program Coordinator, will share ideas and examples of fall themed centerpieces using pumpkins.
Fees: $25 class fee. Materials supplied.
Registration: Registration required. Class limited to 20 participants. To register, contact Janet Bigelow at 865-675-3822 or janet_bigelow@tds.net.


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Phone: 865/483-3571
Fax: 865/483-3572
E-mail: utforest@utk.edu