Arbor Week Celebration

This year, TreesCharlotte is hosting a weeklong celebration of Arbor Day! What better way to celebrate Charlotte as the City of Trees? Our event calendar is listed below and all are invited to come out and show your support. If you’d like to get involved as a volunteer for our Arbor Week celebrations, please submit an inquiry through our volunteer form.

Arbor Week Events

 

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Devonshire Elementary & Cochrane Collegiate Academy TreeDay
Sponsored by Rotary District 7680
328 trees

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Branching Out with U.S. Green Building Council
The Wooden Robot • 5:30PM – 7:30PM
1440 S Tryon St., Suite 110, Charlotte
Sponsored by Emerging Professionals
Tickets are $5.00 in advance or $10.00 at the door

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Charlotte Screening of “America’s First Forest
Myers Park Baptist Church • 6:30PM – 9:00PM
1900 Queens Road, Charlotte
Join us for the Charlotte screening of the PBS special “America’s First Forest,” presented by CROWN

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

The Renaissance Planting Event
Sponsored by Crescent Communities
110 trees

Friday, March 18, 2016

North Carolina Arbor Day
7 School Planting/Education Events
7 trees, 2,500 seedlings

Friday, March 18, 2016

Keeping Watch on Air Opening Reception
6 p.m.
UNC Charlotte Center City, 320 E. 9th St., Charlotte

Saturday, March 19, 2016

30th Annual Elizabeth 8k Road Race “Run for the Trees”
8 a.m.
35 trees
10% of race profits go directly to TreesCharlotte. Includes a TreeStore, giving away trees to Charlotte residents.
www.elizabeth8k.com

Saturday, March 19, 2016

“End of Season” Citywide TreeStore
9 to 11 a.m.
Landscape Management, 701 Tuckaseegee Road, Charlotte
650 trees
Up to two 6- to 10-foot trees per household. Proof of Charlotte residency required.