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Calendar of events

Events for Today:
  • Two adults cross-country skiing down a small slope
    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. The rental season runs December 1, 2017 through March 11, 2018.
  • The Vanishing Acts exhibit with a light dusting of snow.
    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
  • 2 Visitors cross-county skiing
    Members enjoy the following benefits during the month of February. Thank you for your support!
  • Children and adults looking at the model railroad
    Watch an intricate railroad travel through a wonderland at a child-friendly level. January 13 - February 19, 2018
  • Child making a snow angel
    Join us in the Children's Garden for winter time fun! Daily November 2017 through March 2018, in the Children’s Garden from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Weather permitting.
  • Seeds in a wide variety of sizes shapes and colors
    What do coffee, chocolate and your morning oatmeal have in common? They are all made from seeds. Stop by our tabletop tour and learn more about those sensational seeds.
  • Children watching a miniature model train wind through magnificent scenery
    Since some children may be over-stimulated by all of the sights and sounds of the Enchanted Railroad, we are setting aside special times to accommodate these families this year: February 3, 4, 6, 17 and 18. Times vary. All Sensory Friendly Times are now full.
  • A small gnome hangs from a tree
    Can you find all of the gnomes hiding in The Morton Arboretum's Children's Garden? Daily November 2017 through March 2018, 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.