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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.

Arboretum Uncorked: Holiday Painting and Salvage-Style Terrariums

Create a seasonal painting or a charming terrarium with found objects while you enjoy a glass of wine and goodies at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Gnome Homes

After taking a hike through the Children’s Garden to hunt for all of the hiding gnomes, create a keepsake, light-up gnome home of your own at The Morton Arboretum. Weekends November 2016 through March 2017 Times vary between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Reading the Tallgrass Prairie

Illinois is nicknamed "The Prairie State." Yet, what is a tallgrass prairie, and why does prairie matter? Saturday, December 3, 2016, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Holiday Swags

Just in time for the holiday season, find out how you can incorporate evergreen branches and boughs into elegant holiday swags at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, December 3, 2016, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

DIY Organic Body Care

Join Andrea Mattson of Edible Alchemy to learn the basics of creating natural skincare remedies at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, December 3, 10:00 a.m. to noon

Nature Rx: Forest Therapy Walks

Experience the healing and wellness promoting effects of Shinrin-Yoku, the practice of bathing the senses in the atmosphere of the forest at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting Monday October 3, 2016. Multiple sections.

Visiting Artist Series: Expressive Flowers in Oils

Apply direct oil painting techniques to canvas to lend a sensual texture and convey movement to a botanical subject.at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, December 3, 2016, 2016, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Meditation and Essential Oils

Explore meditative and self-nurturing yoga poses with the use of plant based essential oils to restore and rebalance the mind and body in the tranquil setting of the Morton Arboretum. Thursday, November 10 OR Wednesday, December 7, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.