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Geocaching

Join us on a real-world outdoor treasure hunt among the trees around Lake Marmo at The Morton Arboretum! Saturday, November 8, 1:00-3:30 p.m.

Just the Guys Overnight

Join us for an overnight designed especially for fathers and sons or grandfathers and grandsons to share together at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, November 8-Sunday, November 9, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 a.m.

Sweet Tarts from Trees-18-35 months

Discover all of the delicious fruits that grow on trees, plant a fruit tree seed, and even make a mini pie at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, November 5 or Tuesday, November 11, 9:30-10:45 a.m.

Sweet Tarts from Trees-3-5 years

Discover all of the delicious fruits that grow on trees, plant a fruit tree seed, and even make a mini pie at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, November 12 or Thursday, November 13, 9:30-11:00 a.m.

Fall Bird Walks

Search the woods, fields, and edges of The Morton Arboretum for fall birds. Saturdays, September 20, October 18 and November 15, 8:00-10:30 a.m.

Holiday Centerpieces and Swags-Sold Out

Just in time for the holiday season, find out how you can incorporate evergreen branches and boughs into elegant table centerpieces and swags at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, November 15, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Mosaic Holiday Tree

Create a festive holiday tree plaque at The Morton Arboretum. Sunday, November 16, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Managing Urban Forests in a Changing Climate: conference registration

Register now to learn how to prepare your urban forest and your community for future climates at The Morton Arboretum Urban Tree Conference, “Managing Urban Forests in a Changing Climate,” November 18–19, 2014, in Lisle, Illinois. This two-day conference for tree professionals is presented in partnership with the Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science and the USDA Forest Service. Registration is now open.

Arbor Reading Adventures

Join us in the Sterling Morton Library for this popular and interactive story time at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesdays and Fridays in November, 11:00-11:45 a.m.

Wonderful Winter Containers-Sold Out

Learn the principles of container design in this hands-on workshop at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, November 22, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.