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Family Weekend

Family weekend at The Morton Arboretum

This weekend is packed with so much family fun, we had to extend it to three days! Celebrate the long weekend at the Arboretum.

Come out to view the spectacular fall color and stay for the family fun. On October 10, 11, and 12, 2015 experience science experiments, animal education, live music, face painting, fortune-telling, tasty treats, and more!

Family Weekend Schedule:

Saturday, Sunday, and Monday
11:00 a.m. — 3:00 p.m.     Face painting, Fortune telling, science experiments, and animal education present for free walk-up interaction with visitors.
11:00 a.m. — 11:30 a.m.   Chris Fascione Storyteller
11:45 a.m. — 12:15 p.m.   High Touch High Tech interactive science show
  1:30 p.m. — 2:00 p.m.     Deb the Frog Lady show-animal education
  2:00 p.m. — 2:30 p.m.     High Touch High Tech interactive science show

Saturday and Sunday only
12:30 p.m. — 1:15 p.m.     Dave Rudolf’s Spooktacular children’s music show

Take a stroll down our Scarecrow Trail, sip on some hot cider, tour the Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® bricks sculptures, and enjoy all the family entertainment among spectacular fall color.


Saturday, October 10-Monday, October 12, 2015

Visitor Center Area


FREE with paid Arboretum admission.