Calendar

For more information about any of the events at the Bickelhaupt Arboretum, contact Margo Hansen at 563-242-4771.

  • The Bickelhaupt Arboretum History – A Labor of Love
    Thursday, April 4 from 12 - 1 p.m.  
    From farmland to renowned arboretum, learn about the journey of Bob and Frances Bickelhaupt as they created a living treasure in the City of Clinton.

  • Conifers – Dwarf & Unusual Collection of the Bickelhaupt Arboretum
    Thursday, June 20 from 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    How do you create a world class collection of dwarf and unusual conifers? One conifer at a time! Learn how these unique trees and shrubs were discovered in nature and eventually arrived at the Bickelhaupt Arboretum.

  • Arts at the Arb Unveiling for Friends of the Arboretum
    Thursday, August 1 from 5 -6:30 p.m.
    Friends of the Arboretum get a “sneak peek” of the 2019 installation of Arts at the Arb. Meet the artist and hear what inspired the artwork. Stroll the arboretum grounds enjoying refreshments and our treasure.

  • View Behind the Lens
    Thursday, October 24 from 12 - 1 p.m.
    Jerry Dahl’s Photography of the Bickelhaupt Arboretum
    Another of Clinton’s treasures is photographer Jerry Dahl who will share his view of the Bickelhaupt Arboretum from behind the camera lens.