Schedule and Location
Thursdays, June 14 through August 16, 2018
5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
The Children's Garden
Concessions are available at the Ginkgo Cafe in the Visitor Center until 7:30 p.m. during this event.
2018 Performer Schedule
June 14 Miss Jamie's Farm
June 21 Wendy & DB - Family Pride Night
June 28 Animal Farm
July 5 Todd Downing - Choose Kindness Night
July 12 Little Miss Ann
July 19 Super Stolie & Mariachi Matters - Bilingual Sing-along
July 26 Miss Jamie's Farm
August 2 Scribble Monster - Sensory Exploration Night
August 9 Duke Otherwise
August 16 Zak Morgan - Art and Nature Night
Join us for our special additional programming nights!
Family Pride Night, June 21
Featured Performer: Wendy & DB
Families are built on love, and The Morton Arboretum welcomes them all. Join us for a memorable evening of outdoor games, crafts, music, and more to celebrate the importance of families, including LGBTQ homes.
Choose Kindness Night, July 5
Featured Performer: Todd Downing
Join us for a night of kindness and enjoy a fun anti-bullying musical set. Look around and see how you can also be kind to nature.
Bilingual Sing-along, July 19
Featured Performer: Super Stolie & Mariachi Matters
¡Hola, amigos! Did you know the Arboretum collaborates with scientists around the world, including Costa Rica and Mexico? Help celebrate our international connections with an evening of crafts, games, and music featuring a bilingual English-Spanish mix of new and traditional canciones (songs). Learn more about a local group, Mariachi Matters, and hear a lively performance from a youth mariachi band!
Sensory Exploration Night, August 2
Featured Performer: Scribble Monster
Explore the 5 senses during our sensory exploration night. Learn about all the ways to experience nature through touch, smell, sight, hearing, and even taste!
Art and Nature Night, August 16
Featured Performer: Zak Morgan
Get inspired by the natural world to create artwork. Explore how to use leaves and more to create a masterpiece of your own!
Fees and Admission
Free for members
Nonmembers, enjoy $5 Arboretum admission after 4:30 p.m.
No registration required.
The Morton Arboretum thanks the sponsor of the 2018 Thursday Family Nights