Gifts from the Heart of Nature Opens Nov. 17 at the Holden Arboretum

KIRTLAND, OHIO, October 31, 2017—The Holden Arboretum’s annual holiday show, Gifts from the Heart of Nature, will open Friday, Nov. 17 and run through Wednesday, Jan. 3, showcasing nature-inspired work from regional artists.

The seasonal show, which features environmentally-friendly and unique gifts for the holidays, will begin with a preview party with light refreshments and live holiday music with musicians and strolling carolers on Friday, Nov. 17 from 3 – 8pm. The official show and sale begins that Saturday with local artists displaying their wares, including wood & alabaster items, jewelry, glass and metal art, children’s items, ceramic pieces, nature photography, paintings, knits, alpaca, botanicals and leather goods.

A special holiday trunk show will be held on Friday, Dec. 8 from 5 – 9pm. Guests will get a
chance to meet the artists and shop additional items. Light hors d’oeuvres, desserts and
beverages will be served. Henna body art and massages will also be available.

Admission to Gifts from the Heart of Nature is free. Visit or call 440.946.4400, ext. 224 for more information.

About The Holden Arboretum:
The Holden Arboretum is an outdoor living museum on 3,600 acres that promotes the beauty and importance of trees and other woody plants. The grounds feature over 20 miles of trails that lead you through cultivated gardens and native forests. The Arboretum also features the Murch Canopy Walk, an elevated walkway 65 feet above the forest floor, and the Kalberer Family Emergent Tower, a wooden tower that rises 120 feet above the forest floor for breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. The Holden Arboretum and Cleveland Botanical Garden together make up Holden Forests & Gardens, working to help create vibrant green communities and diverse native forests throughout our region.

Press release submitted by:
Cait Anastis
Holden Arboretum

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