Holly and Hops

Cut evergreens and holly surround the name Holly & HopsGrab a drink and get into the spirit of the season with an evening of entertaining holiday-themed plant tales. The holidays aren’t about presents--they’re about plants! Holly, mistletoe, poinsettias, and yes, the Christmas tree, are essential to creating that special holiday spirit we know and love. Enjoy a drink with the knowledgeable Sterling Morton librarian, Rita Hassert, a skilled storyteller, who will regale you with fascinating facts and spirited stories behind these plants and many more.

Instructor: Rita Hassert, head librarian, Sterling Morton Library
Note: Held indoors. A drink and light snacks are included in the program fee; cash bar after. Ages 21+ Limit 65


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Schedule and Location

Thursday, December 13, 2018, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Cudahy Room, Administration Building

Fees and Admission

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

$39.00 member
$46.00 nonmember

Registration Information

ONLINE:  REGISTER NOW, opens new tab
BY PHONE: 630-719-2468 (or to be waitlisted, M-F, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
IN PERSON: Stop by Visitor Center during open hours.


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Classes run rain or shine unless there is a threat of server weather. If severe weather is forecast please call 630-719-7979 for updates on weather related cancellations.