Dallas Arboretum Is Offering A “Thank You For 2017” Special In January

It’s so typical of North Texas. The temperatures slide up and down the thermometer. But in January because there’s a tendency to bundle up instead of tube topping, the Dallas Arboretum is offering a "Thank You For 2017" bargain. Here’s the scoop on the special price: Instead of the usual $10-$15 admission, the fee is a measly $5 each day for the whole month! Why not take … [Read more...]

A Gentle Reminder: Be Prepared As 2017 Chills Out

As if it wasn’t chilly enough, the weather predictors are claiming that 2017 is going to repeat 2016's cold shoulder departure. The good news is that ice is not a major part of the equation. Still, if drizzle and a wintry mix does pop up, it just may freeze resulting in slip-and-slide conditions. Hopefully, electricity won’t be compromised. Luckily, Oncor and TxDot are already … [Read more...]

2018 Mad Hatter’s Tea’s “A Garden By The Sea” To Commemorate 30th Anniversary Of Women’s Council of The Dallas Arboretum Fundraiser

When Melissa Lewis agreed to be president of the Women’s Council of the Dallas Arboretum, she called Venise Stuart. Melissa would only take the leadership position, if Venise agreed to chair the 2018 Mad Hatter’s Tea. After chairing the Dallas Symphony Orchestra League Deb ball, the Aware Affair and Les Femmes Du Monde’s Women of the Year, Venise was the right one to … [Read more...]

MySweetWishList: Camp Summit

According to Camp Summit CEO Carla Weiland, “My wish this holiday season is that every child and adult with disabilities has the opportunity to experience the joy of camp. “Campers like Alex, whose parents struggle every month to cover the costs of required medications, doctors’ visits, and ongoing therapies, cannot give their son the camping … [Read more...]

Prepare Flower Children For First Freeze Of The Season

As confusing as the weather has been for wardrobes, the poor residents of the Dallas Arboretum are in a blooming quandary. One day it’s sunshine and temperatures in the 80s. The next day it’s cloudy, windy and a drop of 30 degrees. And to top it all off, tonight there is a threat of a freeze that would make a pansy shiver down to its roots.   But no need to worry … [Read more...]