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In the Groves: A Summer Solstice Journey

Presented by Living Myth Events at Arnold Arboretum, Boston MA

Jun 18 - 19 2022
In the Groves: A Summer Solstice Journey

Diane Edgecomb and Margot Chamberlain "In the Groves" Photo Pamela Ruby Russell

Immerse yourself in nature with ancient tales of trees, Celtic harp and song on this twilight stroll through Boston’s favorite tree sanctuary.

Join Oracle-award winning storyteller Diane Edgecomb and Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain at Boston’s favorite tree sanctuary for an enchanting evening of ancient stories and folk songs from around the world. This celebration of the unique place that trees hold in our hearts and lives was designed especially for the groves and paths of the Arnold Arboretum and takes the audience on a two-hour journey through the landscape with story and music performances at some of the Arboretum’s

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Tickets $25  Very limited audience size. Advance Purchase encouraged as this annual performance usually sells out. Suggested for ages 12 and above

Ticket Link:

Contact: 617-522-4335


Additional time info:

Gather at the front gate of the Arboretum (Hunnewell Building side) 125 the Arborway to begin the journey through the landscape.


Arnold Arboretum

125 Arborway, Boston, MA 02130
(Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain)


You can get to the Arboretum by subway, bus, or car. Get directions to our main entrance at Arborway Gate, Peters Hill, Weld Hill Building, or Dana Greenhouses. Free parking is available along the Arborway, Bussey Street, and Walter Street. There is no visitor parking inside the Arboretum. The Arnold Arboretum also offers resources for improved accessibility.

The Arboretum is easily reached by public transportation. Take the Orange Line to Forest Hills, cross Washington Street, and take Blackwell Footpath through Bussey Brook Meadow to the South Street Gate.


This annual event is designed for adults who can navigate an approximately two-mile journey on and off trails. The terrain is sometimes uneven and/or hilly so participants should be ready for that.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Info regarding how this event is being affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.:

Event may be cancelled due to rain. Those who have purchased tickets will be informed of that via email.

COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details

Face Masks Required: No
Social Distancing: No
Limited Capacity: Yes
Reservations Required: Yes
Proof of Vaccination Required: No

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