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Calendar of events

Events for Today:
  • Chamber Concerts
    Enjoy intimate classical concerts and friendly receptions at The Morton Arboretum's historic Thornhill Education Center. Monthly performances November 2015 through March 2016.
  • Winter walk
    Members may bring nonmember guests to The Morton Arboretum free of charge when the nonmember arrives in the same car. Daily in February 2016.
  • Chocolate Expo
    Shop for distinctive chocolate treats and learn more about the delightful world of chocolate through presentations and demonstrations. February 6 & 7, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
  • Enchanted Railroad
    Watch an intricate railroad travel through four seasons of beauty at a child-friendly level. January 15- February 21, 2016
  • Winter sports
    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. Daily, through March 6, 2016. Weekdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Weekends, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • snow angel
    Join us in the Children's Garden for winter time fun! Daily through March in the Children’s Garden from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Weather permitting.
  • Gnome
    Take a hike through the Children’s Garden to hunt for all of the hiding gnomes, then create a keepsake, light-up gnome home of your own! Saturdays and Sundays November 2015-March 2016, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
  • Table-top Tour
    If you want to experience The Morton Arboretum in winter but it’s just too cold, come inside and take a “table-top” tour with us. Sundays February 7,14, 21 & 28, 2016 and Wednesdays February 10, 17 & 24, 2016.