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The Humber Arboretum hosts workshops, tours, family events and more throughout the year. Advance registration is required for most events. On our calendar below, click on the event you're interested in for more details. You can also subscribe to our newsletter to be kept up to date as new events are added.

Honey Harvest By-Products: Making Mead

At its most basic mead, one of the world's oldest alcoholic beverages, is a blend of honey and water fermented with yeast. History of mead, terminology, safety and sanitation, and raw vs cooked methods are covered. Participants leave with 2-litres of mead-in-the-making to continue the fermentation process at home, simple instructions, and recipe variations for future mead-making adventures. Each participant will be provided with a reusable glass growler, fermentation lock and bung.

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ArbWalk: Fall Colours Photo Tour

Join Arboretum staff to explore fall changes through the lens.

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Toursday: Wellness Walk

Put on your good hiking boots and join Humber Arboretum staff for a free tour of the Arb.

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Honey Harvest By-Products: Salves, Creams and Balms

Honey is not the only beneficial byproduct of beekeeping! Healing salves, creams, lip balms and bath balms take advantage of the healing properties of honey and beeswax. Depending on time of year and popular demand, we will prepare various honey harvest byproducts - and take them home to enjoy.   

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Beeswax Candle Making

Learn to make hand-dipped and molded tapers, tea lights, and a small molded candle from beeswax. 

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Beeswax Candle Making

Learn to make hand-dipped and molded tapers, tea lights, and a small molded candle from beeswax. 

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Honey Harvest By-Products: Salves, Creams and Balms

Honey is not the only beneficial byproduct of beekeeping! Healing salves, creams, lip balms and bath balms take advantage of the healing properties of honey and beeswax. Depending on time of year and popular demand, we will prepare various honey harvest byproducts - and take them home to enjoy.   

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Dream, Design, Dig! with the Etobicoke Master Gardeners

Join the Etobicoke Master Gardeners (EMG) at the Humber Arboretum to learn how to plan a successful garden.

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Beekeeping Business Models

Panel presentations and discussion with guest speakers will look at different business models in the beekeeping world (HiveShare, Collective, Host Yards) and explore contracts and agreements.

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Holiday Closure - Centre for Urban Ecology (grounds open)

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