Left: One of the many festive outdoor decorations at Tyler Arboretum this season. This snowflake was made of recycled plant labels/tags!
Earlier in the week, I posted Part 1 of this topic, where my campus conducted a paper roll collection drive for a recycled art project at Tyler Arboretum’s Winter Wonderland event on Saturday, December 6 (see blog post). Today, I was able to see the transformation and clever outcome of all our efforts! See this slideshow below for the stages of development of the ornament.
But the Winter Wonderland event was much more than cardboard tubes and glitter! There were hayrides (yes, even in the rain!). One visitor shared with me that you haven’t seen Tyler Arboretum until you’ve seen it in the rain (and I agree!). There were other craft activities, hot chocolate and cookies, and a beautiful sled for people in which people were having their photos taken. Even Lachford Hall was open for historic tours.
And I could not help but attempt to complete the Reindeer Scavenger Hunt – the photos below document my success in finding all six of the wooden reindeer! I look forward to more winter fun at Tyler Arboretum real soon.
If you missed Winter Wonderland event, not to worry – you can mark these other Tyler winter events on your calendar!
- Family Night Hike, Saturday, January 10, 6:30PM – 8PM
- Maple Surgaring Exploration, Saturday, January 31, 10AM – 11AM, or Sunday, February 1, 1PM – 2PM
- Winter Nature Hike, Monday, February 16, 10AM – 11:30AM
- Pancake Breakfast and Maple Sugaring Celebration, Saturday, February 28, 8AM – 1PM (Snow Date: March 7)
To view full details on these and other Tyler events, visit http://www.TylerArboretum.org/calendar.