Spooktacular fun for little ghouls and goblins

Trick or Trees in the UT Gardens
Come scare yourself silly at the UT Gardens! Families are invited to come in costume and join us for the 3rd annual Trick or Trees on Saturday, Oct. 26, from noon until 4 p.m.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Come scare yourself silly at the UT Gardens! Families are invited to come in costume and join us for the 3rd annual Trick or Trees on Saturday, Oct. 26, from noon until 4 p.m.

Hike through the garden and enjoy trick-or-treating at five different activity stations. Learn about all the Halloween favorites. From pumpkins to mummies, it’s frightening how much fun you’ll have! Not to mention the creepy crawly crafts you get to take home.

Trick or Trees will be held rain, shine…or zombies. The cost is $6 per child (12 and under) and an adult must accompany all children. Families are welcome to come and enjoy the festivities anytime between noon and 4 p.m. Due to limited capacity, advance registration is required. Register online at http://utgardens.tennessee.edu, call 865-974-7151, or email dstowell@utk.edu by 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24.

All proceeds will benefit the UT Gardens. For more information and a complete schedule of the weekend’s activities, please visit: http://utgardens.tennessee.edu.

Located in Knoxville, Jackson and Crossville, the UT Gardens system includes plant collections that together serve as Tennessee’s official botanical garden. The gardens are open during all seasons and free to the public. They deliver research discoveries, promote hands-on learning and provide educational opportunities for their communities. From Master Gardeners to kindergartners, there’s room for everyone to learn and contribute.

The UT Gardens, Knoxville, are located on the campus of the UT Institute of Agriculture on Neyland Drive. For directions or more details, visit http://utgardens.tennessee.edu

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Contact:

Derrick Stowell, UT Gardens educator, 865-974-7151 or
dstowell@utk.edu