Sapling Days

Austin Events and Festivals

Sapling Days
September 22, 2012
October 10, 15, 20, and 31, 2012
November 3, 10, 17. 2012
(2012 Saplings - Cherry Laurel, Red Mulberry, and Pecan)
Downtown Austin

Sapling Days in Austin is a unique fall tradition organized by the Austin nonprofit TreeFolks .

Each fall, the group, with its slogan, "Making Austin Shadier for More Than 20 Years," distributes free saplings to the public (while supplies last).

For Sapling Days 2012, the free saplings are: Cherry Laurel , Red Mulberry , and Pecan (see more info here ).

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Austin Sapling Days - Dates and Locations

The trees are distributed in downtown Austin on multiple dates in October. For 2011, the posted schedule is:

  • September 22, 2012 - Burnet Rodeo Grounds (Burnet Kids Day Out>
  • October 10, 2012 - Triangle Farmers Market (3:00 pm)
  • October 15, 2012 - McKinney Falls State Park (Noon)
  • October 20, 2012 - Lady Bird Lake (11:30 am)
  • October 31, 2012 - Triangle Farmers Market (3:00 pm)
  • November 3, 2012 - Downtown Farmers Market (9:00 am)
  • November 10, 2012 - Whole Earth Provision Company - Westgate Shopping Center (Noon)
  • November 17, 2012 - Downtown Farmers Market (9:00 am)

The event is sponsored by Randalls Supermarkets and the Apache Foundation .

About TreeFolks

Official Description:

TreeFolks grows the urban forest of Central Texas through tree planting, education and community partnerships. We invite businesses, schools, government, community groups and individuals to join us in creating a healthier environment and enhancing the quality of urban life. Since its inception in 1989, TreeFolks has planted tens of thousands of trees in Austin and Central Texas.

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