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Calendar of events

  • Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit

    Come learn about the gifts that the world's endangered trees give us—and how you can join the Arboretum in saving them. Daily, 7:00 a.m. - sunset
  • Fun in the Children's Garden

    Drop-in & Family Adventure Programs. In the Children's Garden of The Morton Arboretum. Now-February, program times vary.
  • 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., November-February, weather permitting
  • Chamber Concerts Series

    Join us for intimate classical concerts and sociable receptions at the historic Morton Arboretum's Thornhill Education Center. Monthly performances Now through March 2015.
  • Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum

    See trees in a different light this winter at our interactive light experience filled with dazzling new projections, trees that respond to touch and sound, and vivid, electric colors throughout, November 21, 2014 through January 3, 2015
  • Breakfast with Santa

    Enjoy a special breakfast in The Morton Arboretum's scenic Ginkgo Restaurant and a visit from Santa! December 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 22, and 23.