Viles Calendar of Events

 

VILES ARBORETUM

CALENDAR OF PROGRAMS, FIELD TRIPS, EVENTS, WORKSHOPS, ETC.

 REOCCURING EVENTS:

 

Join Peggy Baird for Gentle Yoga!

 

Wednesdays 5:30pm to 6:45pm

This is a gentle yoga class, suitable for anyone, including beginners. Drop-ins always welcome. Free to first-timers! $10.00 for members, $11.00 for non-members.

 

 MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR OUR UPCOMING EVENTS!

 

BEYOND BORDERS ANNUAL FARMER'S MARKET

Join us for the kick off of the annual Farmer's Market. Fresh, organic and affordable produce will be on display along with a hot lunch of the Somali delicacy of sambusa, a mildly spiced meat/veggie dish served in a flour pocket that is browned in a pan. Bulk orders of sambusas are available (please call in your order to the Visitor's Center by noon, the previous Wednesday).

Date: Friday June 29th (to October 19th) 

Time: 12pm to 3pm (Sambusas servered 12pm to 1:30pm)

 

 

One of our board members Sammee Quong and members of the Beyond Borders Farmers Market 

 

Friends of the Arboretum Annual Meeting

A fun, social event over dinner to discuss new business as well as fellowship with other members and friends of our beautiful arboretum!

Date: Tuesday October 23rd (Changed from September 13th date)

Time: 5pm to 7pm

 

                       *Attention Runners*

6th Annual Run For Hunger-Run for the Trees 5K

Viles Arboretum and The Maine State Credit Union are proud to announce their 6th annual 5K timed race/walk through Augusta's hidden gem, the Viles Arboretum. All proceeds will go to Maine's Ending Hunger Campaign.  Registration is at runreg.com, search for Run for the Trees. Or the day of the race. Running groups register day of for the special rate.

Date: Saturday October 6th

Time: 9am to 2pm

Adults: $25

Students: $15

Running Groups of 5 or more people: $15 each (does not include a t-shirt)

 

Celebrating Art Symposium

A three day event celebrating art and artists alike. Artists will be on site, working and many pieces will be up for sale. Admission is $10.00 for adults for both Saturday and Sunday. Includes 1 lunch ticket. Children under 10 are free (does not include lunch). Lunch tickets are $6.00. Please contact the Visitor's Center at 207-626-7989 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more info.

Dates: Friday October 5th (for school groups only)

            Saturday October 6th and Sunday October 7th (for all)

Time: 9am to 3pm

 

Annual Table Tour

Our famous and always sold out cross country ski, snow shoe or walk event around the Outer Loop Trail where tables are set up with bonfires and hot, delicious food is served. Early bird tickets until January 1st are $20.00. Groups of 5 or more $20.00 each. Children under 10 are $10.00 (toddlers are free). Tickets will be available the day of the event until 1pm. This is always a sold out event, so please call or email the Visitor's Center soon!

Date: Sunday February 3rd

Time: Tickets go on sale at 10am. Trails open at 11am.

 

*Join us this winter for skiing, snow showing and dog sledding! Check back for more information!*

 

                   

 

 

 

*Attention to our incredible volunteers*

  

Please check back here or check in at the Visitor's Center for our Volunteer Breakfast! We couldn't do it without your help!

 

If you would like to volunteer your time here at the Arboretum, please contact Amber at the Visitor's Center by phone 207-626-7989, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or by stopping by for more information!

 

 

 

LOTS MORE AHEAD!!! Check out our Facebook page for more activities.

 

 

NOTE: Unless otherwise stated, all scheduled events are at 153 Hospital Street, Augusta, Maine. Check here regularly for new announcements and be sure to visit our Facebook page for a fun approach to getting the word out about everything Arboretum including lots of current photographs. Members receive a 10% discount on anything that involves a charge.