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Arboretum Running Tour

Strap on your running shoes for an informative running tour of the Arboretum. Saturdays, October 15, 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.; November 12, 8:00 to 10:00 a.m.; OR December 10, 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.

Restoration and Wildlife

Identify and apply short and long term restoration activities to enhance wildlife habitat at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, November 12, 2016, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Fermented Foods Series: Pickled Vegetables

Learn how to lacto-ferment vegetables in a salt brine, creating an environment in which probiotics can flourish at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, November 12, 2016, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Fall Bird Walks

Search the woods, fields, and edges of the Arboretum for fall birds.Saturdays, October 8 or November 12, 2016, 8:00 to 10:30 a.m.

Build Your Own Birdhouse

Attract birds to your backyard in this DIY workshop, in partnership with Chicago’s Rebuilding Exchange at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, November 12, 2016, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Sandhill Crane Fall Migration Outing

Visit the Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Refuge to observe and learn about the fall migration of the sandhill cranes. Saturday, November 12, 2016, 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

8 Tools Every Gardener Needs

Find the perfect holiday gift for the gardener in your life at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Thanksgiving Table Arrangement

Make a small table arrangement using live and artificial botanicals ornamented with ribbon and jewels at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, November 19, 2016, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Wonderful Winter Containers

Learn the principles of container design in this hands-on workshop at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, November 19, 2016, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Beginner’s Watercolor Workshop: Autumn Leaves

Spend a morning learning the basics and of watercolor and create a watercolor painting of an autumn leaf at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, November 19, OR Sunday November 20, 2016, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.