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Calendar of events

Events for Today:
  • The Acorn Express open-air Tram
    Experience the beauty of the Arboretum's 1,700 acres on a guided tram tour. April 25, 2016 through November 6, 2016 weather permitting.
  • Photo of our Acorn Express Tram
    Join us on the Acorn Express for an adventure on the tram through the Arboretum! Wednesdays and Fridays, April-October, 2016, 11:00-11:45 a.m.
  • Frogtastic Play
    Hop, croak, and splash your way into imaginative play. Daily, April through September, 2016. 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
  • Lawn mowing frog sculpture
    Discover 19 displays with 23 larger-than-life copper frog sculptures located along the paths within walking distance of the Visitor Center. Friday, April 8 through Sunday, September 25 at The Morton Arboretum.
  • Young children looking at a frog in a terrarium during a drop-in learning session
    What do frogs eat? How do they catch their food? Find out all of the fascinating facts about how frogs feast and make amphibian artwork to take home! Daily in June, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
  • A visitor learning about endangered tree species by using the interactive panels
    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
  • Tram driving on the road
    Join us on the Acorn Express for a family friendly tram ride adventure through the Arboretum! The first Wednesday of each Month, April 6-October 5, 2016, 9:30-10:15 a.m.
  • Bottles of wine in an ice bucket
    Unwind after work with live music and drinks on warm summer evenings in Arbor Court. Wednesdays, June 1 through August 31, 2016 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.Wednesday is the new Friday!
  • Row of bikes to rent
    Explore nine miles of paved roads that wind through our magnificent tree collections. Daily, May 30 - September 5, 2016. Saturdays and Sundays, September 10 - October 30, 2016. 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.