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Calendar of events

  • 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.
  • Chamber Concerts Series

    Join us for intimate classical concerts and sociable receptions at The Morton Arboretum's historic Thornhill Education Center. Monthly performances Now through March 2015.
  • Enchanted Railroad

    Watch an intricate railroad travel through four seasons of beauty at a child-friendly level. January 17- February 22, 2015
  • Chocolate Expo

    Shop for distinctive chocolate treats and learn more about the delightful world of chocolate through presentations and demonstrations. January 31 & February 1, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
  • 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, 2014.
  • 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.