The North Carolina Arboretum is ablaze with color in fall. One of the highlights is the annual show by the North Carolina Chrysanthemum Society, set for October 16 and 17, 2010. The popular annual show showcases hundreds of chrysanthemum blooms in vibrant and varied colors. The exhibits will be judged by National Standards by expert Accredited National Chrysanthemum judges from all over the United States and Canada.
The Chrysanthemum Show is free for Arboretum Society members or with the standard parking fee ($8 per personal motor vehicle). Visitors are encouraged to explore the Arboretum’s 65 acres of cultivated gardens, 10 miles of hiking and biking trails, engaging exhibits, and bountiful opportunities to connect with nature.