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Calendar of events

  • 2015 Members' Exclusive Plant Catalog Sale

    Gardeners who are members of The Morton Arboretum have a special privilege: They can order from a special selection of distinctive, hard-to-find plants recommended by Arboretum experts for the Chicago area. Orders in the Members' Exclusive Plant Catalog Sale will be taken February 3- April 7, 2015
  • 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.
  • Winter Play

    Join us in the Children's Garden for winter time fun! We'll set out activities to complement the day. Available daily in the Children’s Garden from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., January-February, 2015. Weather permitting
  • 2015 Central Region Perennial Plant Association Symposium: Ready! Set! Garden!

    The Perennial Plant Association and The Morton Arboretum are teaming up to offer a day-long symposium entitled, ‘Ready! Set! Garden!’
  • 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.
  • 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.