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Calendar of events

  • TREE-mendous Summer

    Have a TREE-mendous summer at The Morton Arboretum with exciting new and returning events for kids, families, and adults. Dates vary throughout the summer of 2014.
  • Garden Story Time

    Gather in the Children’s Garden amphitheater for story time and fun. Fridays now through October, 11 a.m.
  • Acorn Express Tram Tours

    Experience the beauty of the Arboretum's 1,700 acres on a guided tram tour.
  • 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
  • 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
  • The Art Of Bonsai

    Discover the many varieties of trees or plants that can be dwarfed to an artistic shape by special methods of growing, pruning, and training. At The Morton Arboretum, August 2 & 3, 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.