The North Carolina Arboretum

Bent Creek Bistro Re-Opens March 15

Your favorite Arboretum eatery is back for the season! Bent Creek Bistro will re-open on Friday, March 15, with new extended hours, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Tuesday – Sunday. In addition to their traditional menu favorites, the Bistro will have several new food and beverage offerings. Come celebrate the Bistro’s re-opening week, March 15 – 22, with a variety of spring specials and tasty treats.




Decorative Lighting Project Underway

Thanks in part to a recent $905,000 grant from the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority, work is now underway to add more decorative outdoor lighting in the Arboretum’s gardens and near key facilities. As a result of this new project, the Arboretum will be able to offer more evening experiences and provide additional safety lighting during evening events. The installation work will require minor and temporary access restrictions to various outdoor areas, but the work should be complete by spring, with new events to follow soon thereafter.