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Calendar of events

  • Fun in the Children's Garden

    Drop-in & Family Adventure Programs. In the Children's Garden of The Morton Arboretum. Now-May, 2015. Program times vary.
  • Cross-country ski & snowshoe rental (rentals closed until further notice)

    Rentals are closed until further notice due to lack of snow cover. When there is four inches or more of snow on the ground at The Morton Arboretum, trails are available to cross-country ski or snowshoe through a winter wonderland. Weekdays: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Weekends: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Winter Play

    Join us in the Children's Garden for winter time fun! We'll set out activities to complement the day. Available daily in the Children’s Garden from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., January-February, 2015. Weather permitting
  • Family Winter Play Day!

    Witness a professional ice carving then paint, build, and experiment with ice and water, enjoy a guided hike, and play games before warming up by the fire and enjoying s’mores at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, January 24, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
  • Enchanted Railroad

    Watch an intricate railroad travel through four seasons of beauty at a child-friendly level. January 17- February 22, 2015
  • Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters

    The exhibit features artifacts from the library’s special collection relating to famous plant hunters, and it explores modern conservation efforts by scientists at the Arboretum. Tuesdays-Saturdays, during regular library hours.