Bones and Boos at Davis Arboretum

Brooke Peace Harris
Auburn-Opelika Tourism Bureau

Join the Donald E. Davis Arboretum for Bones and Boos, a one-day outdoor exhibit of animal skeletons! Hosted by the Auburn Museum of Natural History and the College of Veterinary Medicine, the event will take place on Saturday, October 27 from 12-4 p.m. Tickets are $5 per person; children 12 and under get in free. 

Guests can enjoy an up close and personal look at some of their favorite animals in a whole new way. Rhino legs, whale ribs, tigers, bears, and more! Activities will include a bone dig area, an event store, a silent auction, and a raffle. This event is for visitors of all ages! Live music and food trucks will be available as well.  

Tickets will be sold the day of the event; cash, check, and charge accepted.  The main ticket office will be next to the pavilion with secondary ticket tables at the Church of Christ entrance and a cash-only ticket table at the Lem Morrison entrance across from Poultry Science.  Visitors will be given an exhibit map upon entrance to ensure they are enjoying the entire experience. Come explore the natural world during this one-of-a-kind experience taking place for the first time ever in Auburn, AL! 

Proceeds from the silent auction benefit the Davis Arboretum, Auburn University Museum of Natural History, and Auburn University's Vet School.

If you have any questions concerning this event please contact us at or call 334-844-5770.

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More about the Donald E. Davis Arboretum: 

The Donald E. Davis Arboretum is a 13.5-acre facility which is supported by the College of Sciences and Mathematics. It provides visitors with a place to enjoy a natural setting and experience the native plants and habitats of Alabama. The arboretum functions as a plant museum and has at its core a living collection of scientifically ordered plants with provenance documentation. It functions as an outdoor classroom for university classes, local schools, and community groups.


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