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Gnome Homes

Take a hike through the Children’s Garden to hunt for all of the hiding gnomes, then create a keepsake, light-up gnome home of your own at The Morton arboretum! Saturdays and Sundays November-February, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Syrup Tree and Silver Dollar Brunch

Take a guided hike to learn the history of maple tapping and see how it’s done! Complete your experience with maple syrup sampling and family style brunch at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, March 21, or Sunday, March 22, times vary.

Flower Petal Tea Party

Enjoy a cup of tea and sweet treats, discover which parts of trees and plants make the best teas, then plant some herbs to take home and grow at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, April 11, 10:00-11:30 a.m., and 2:00-3:30 p.m.

Family Twilight Adventures

Join us for a fun-filled adventure after hours at The Morton Arboretum! We’ll hike, do activities and roast marshmallows before going on a silent tram ride through the woods after dark. Fridays, May 8 or June 19, 7:00-9:00 p.m. or Saturdays, May 16 or June 6, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Children’s Garden Campout

Join us for a campout designed especially for families! Pitch your tent on the lawn inside the Children’s Garden and get ready for a night filled with fun at The Morton Arboretum! Friday, June 12-Saturday June 13, 6:30 p.m.-9:00 a.m. (rain date June 13-14).

Family Twilight Adventures

Join us for a fun-filled adventure after hours at The Morton Arboretum! We’ll hike, do activities and roast marshmallows before going on a silent tram ride through the woods after dark. Fridays, May 8 or June 19, 7:00-9:00 p.m. or Saturdays, May 16 or June 6, 6:00-8:00 p.m.