Holiday ideas

- Shop at the Bell Museum this holiday season!
Looking for a unique gift this holiday season? Visit the Bell Museum store for items that appeal to the naturalist, the star-gazer, or the scientist in all of us! Want to give the gift of adventures that last all year? Purchase a gift membership to the Bell Museum!
And who doesn't love a holiday sale? The Bell Museum will have special discounts on select items and $5 savings on Individual and Household gift memberships from Nov. 28 - Dec. 31, 2014. Become a member and get a 20% discount on all museum store purchases. More details.

- Make a wreath at the Arboretum!
Learn a unique new skill and check a holiday to-do off your list at the same time! Fresh, aromatic, handmade (by YOU!) wreaths make a stunning decoration or a wow-worthy gift. Participants will use a fir base and a dazzling selection of holiday botanicals such as dark feather-leaf myrtle, tiny spruce cones, aromatic cedar, and more. Make a Holiday Wreath at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Saturday, December 6, 9:30 a.m. - noon OR 1:30 - 4 p.m. $89 member/$99 non-member, includes Arboretum Admission and all materials.

- Buy your holiday tree and support our students!
The UMN Forestry Club's annual tree sale is now open for the holiday season.  The tree sale is completely run by students; they help prep trees for sale as well as manage and work the tree lot.  All proceeds go to support the club and its members. The tree lot can be found in the Les Bolstad Golf Course parking lot on Larpenteur north of the Saint Paul campus. Only cash and check are accepted.  They are open weekdays from noon- 9 p.m. and weekends from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. until they sell out.