Workshop Registration

To register for a workshop, please select the appropriate price option under the workshop description, and then click on Add to Cart.

You also can call us at 541-747-3817 or visit us at the Arboretum office between 10am – 4pm Monday – Friday. Or send a check to 34901 Frank Parrish Road, Eugene OR 97405 – be sure to include the name and date of the workshop.

To guarantee a full refund, please cancel your registration one week before the date of the event.


Plant Fiber Cordage Making and Basket Weaving Workshop -SOLD OUT

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Saturday, January 20th, 10am-3:30pm

In this weaving workshop for beginners and beyond, local artist Donna Crispin will introduce you to a variety of leaves, grasses, and fibers, creating a small collection of natural cordage. We will use some of your cords, in addition to commercially prepared seagrass, to weave over a 16 ounce mason jar. This will be a 5 hour workshop with a break for lunch. Workshop meets at the EPUD community room (33733 Seavey Loop Rd, Eugene, OR 97405). $40 members, $45 non-members, PLUS $12 materials fee paid to instructor. All basketry materials included. Bring a lunch, kitchen shears or lightweight garden shears, old hand towel, and a spray bottle (optional). Pre-registration required.


 Herbal Medicines for Colds and Flus Workshop-SOLD OUT

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Saturday, January 27th, 10am-2pm

Want to have a healthy cold and flu season this year? Join Anna Bradley for a workshop on how to utilize herbal medicine for prevention, symptom relief, and overcoming your illness more effectively. Some of the herbs we will be working with include: Oregon grape root, Echinacea, Mullein, and more! Take home recipes, formulas, and new methods for you and your family. Meet at the Visitor Center. Members $25, Non-members $30. Pre-registration required.



 Back to Basics Drawing Workshop

Saturday, March 24th, 1pm-4pm

Drawing is a way to relax and enhance our experiences in nature. But many are frustrated with their results or just afraid to try to draw. It really does not need to be a stressful activity. With practice and new ways of observing everyone can improve. Join Kris Kirkeby to explore using a toolbox of basic drawing methods that can guide you to making more satisfactory images. We’ll also work on using a little color to give objects form. Supplies: 2H and HB graphic pencils, kneaded eraser, white vinyl eraser, pencil sharpener, sketchbook – no smaller than 5 x 7 with a hard backing or bring a drawing board. A 12 color-set of colored pencils – waxy preferred [Crayola sets are fine]. Meet at the Visitor Center. Members $25, Non-members $30. Pre-registration required.


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