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Calendar of events

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Tree House Tales Exhibition

    Enter a tree village that's filled with adventure and imagination. Play, make believe, and become part of the trees' ever-changing tale. Daily, 7:00 a.m.-sunset
  • 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.
  • 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