The Auxiliary is a group of Arboretum enthusiasts who volunteer time and talent to support the work of the Arboretum. Auxiliary members may participate in Auxiliary crafting groups to create items for sale at fundraising events. These groups include: Botanicals, Floral Design, Fiber Arts, Paper Crafting, Quilting and Woodworking. Volunteer and educational opportunities exist on many levels for our members. The Auxiliary presents fundraising events which include: Summer Garden Tours, Arb Glass Pumpkin Patch, Fall Harvest Sale, Quilt Raffle, and Holiday Sale. Call 612-625-9865 to request information.
Auxiliary memberships are available to existing Arboretum volunteers only. Visit arbvol.umn.edu for step-by-step instructions on becoming an Arboretum volunteer.
2022 Auxiliary Events
Quilt Raffle Fundraiser
May 8-Sept. 24; Great Hall, Oswald Visitor Center
Drawing is 2 p.m. Sept. 24 in the Snyder Auditorium.
Private Garden Tours
July 17, 18, 19
Arb Glass Pumpkin Patch
Sept. 9, 10, 11, Snyder Building
Fall Harvest Sale
September 23, 24, 25; Snyder Building
December 2, 3, 4; Snyder Building
*More details will be available closer to sale date.
Knit & Stitch
10 a.m.-noon alternating Wednesdays and Fridays January-May; Azalea Classroom, Oswald Visitor Center