Nature Center

Kleb Woods 14th Annual Hummingbird Festival

Hummingbird Banding, Live Raptors, Kids Activities, and More! Join us for the 14th annual Kleb Woods Hummingbird Festival on Saturday, Sept.10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Witness hummingbirds in peak migration as you enjoy games, activities, and educational programs for the whole family. Take a guided nature walk, tour the 1896 Kleb House, and see blacksmith demonstrations throughout the day. Licensed Hummingbird Bander Sumita Prasad will be banding hummingbirds from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. […]

Houston Arboretum presents Sip & Stroll outdoor event on Nov. 19 with peek at the newly renovated Nature Center

Enjoy a quiet evening out on the Houston Arboretum trails and get a behind-the-scenes look at the newly renovated Nature Center with the Arboretum’s Sip & Stroll outdoor event. The dimly lit walk will include two glasses of wine or Saint Arnold beer, delicious cheese offerings from GRAZE HTX and a limited-edition Echinacea etched wine glass to take home. All pairs and pods of people must maintain a distance of at least six feet on the trails […]

Houston Arboretum presents virtual event Holiday Crafts, Recipes and Wines on Nov. 18

To get in the spirit of the December holidays, the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center presents a new virtual event called Holiday Crafts, Recipes and Wines. Explore a tasty variety of wines, perfectly paired for holiday celebrations. Interact directly with a Sonoma County winemaker while creating delicious herbed butter and homemade cranberry sauce. During this experience, participants will learn the importance of using local ingredients and discuss the wildfires impacting wineries on the West Coast. These […]

Houston Arboretum presents cutting-edge art exhibit by James Templeton for month of October

M.E.&T. Drawing Machine will be in operation outside the Nature Center The Houston Arboretum & Nature Center presents a cutting-edge art exhibit called M.E.&T. by artist James Douglas Templeton for the month of October, which will be displayed outside the Nature Center building for all visitors to see. M.E&T marks the first temporary art installation since the Arboretum began its site renovations in 2017. The exhibit is partially funded by the City of Houston through […]

Houston Arboretum presents Science Spooktacular: A Week of Halloween Fun! for children and families Oct. 19-24

Registration now open for weeklong event Houston Arboretum & Nature Center presents a weeklong event for children and families Oct. 19-24 called Science Spooktacular: A Week of Halloween Fun! This hands-on program will incorporate both virtual and socially distant on-site offerings and is being held in lieu of the Arboretum’s popular ArBOOretum fall festival, which will not happen in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic that precludes large, in-person gatherings at the nature sanctuary. Registrants for Science Spooktacular will enjoy daily activities […]