Class listings

Begin to Draw Nature (sold out)

Learn the basics of drawing in a class designed for true beginners at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Mondays, October 5-November 2, no class Oct 19; 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Bird Evolution

Examine the evolutionary relationships of birds and the theories behind their scientific classification at The Morton Arboretum. 3 Tuesdays, October 6-20, 2015, 6:00-9:00 p.m., and 2 Saturdays, October 10-17, 2015, 8:00-11:00 a.m.

Beauty in Photography

Learn how to create a professional, unified portfolio of your images at The Morton Arboretum. 5 Wednesdays, October 7- November 11, (no class October 21) 2015, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Gardening 101: Plant and Care for Your Garden

Acquire hands-on knowledge so you can be effective and efficient in the maintenance of your landscape garden and property at The Morton Arboretum. 3 Wednesdays, October 7-21, 2015, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Intro to Natural Areas Management

Learn principles and practices for managing critical habitats at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, October 8, 6:00-9:00 p.m.; Sunday, October 11, 1:00-5:00 p.m.; Saturday, October 17, 2015, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Portfolio Review-Nature Pholography

Please register for the portfolio review if you have completed your requirements to graduate from the Nature Photography Certificate at The Morton arboretum. Thursday, October 8

Nature at Night

Discover what happens at the Arboretum at night when no one is around. Thursday, October 8, Wednesday, October 28 or Thursday November 5, 2015, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Arboretum Uncorked: Fall

Enjoy a glass of wine and create a colorful expressionistic painting or a charming terrarium with found objects at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, October 8, 2015, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Gnome Homes

After taking a hike through the Children’s Garden to hunt for all of the hiding gnomes, create a keepsake, light-up gnome home of your own at The Morton Arboretum. Available Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. November 2015-March 2016

Family Jack O Lantern Hikes-SOLD OUT

Join us on a family-friendly jack o lantern lit hike to explore the night life of owls, bats and spiders at The Morton Arboretum. Saturdays, October 10 or 17, or Sundays, October 11 or 18, 2015, 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.