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Invasive Species I (Online and in-person)

Learn to identify and manage the most common invasive plants in the Great Lakes region at The Morton Arboretum. Online component begins: (Canceled) Thursday, October 6, 2016. In-person component: Thursday, October 13, 2016, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Full Moon Tram Tour

Discover what happens at the Arboretum at night, when no one is around. Thursday, October 13, 2016, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Glass Pumpkin Workshops

Work with molten glass to create your own glass pumpkin paperweight at The Morton Arboretum. Classes start Monday, October 10, 2016, 8:00 a.m. to noon. Multiple sections.

Growing Greens Indoors

This winter, grow your salad indoors at The Morton Arboretum! Saturday, October 15, 2016, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.

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.

Fire Ecology and Natural Resource Management

Explore the concepts, management planning, and desired results in the use of prescribed fire for ecological restoration at The Morton Arboretum. (Canceled) Saturday, October 15, 2016, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Fall Photography Walking Tour

See the Arboretum through the eyes of an expert photographer. Saturday, October 15, 2016, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Family Jack-O'-Lantern Hikes

Family-friendly jack-o'-lantern-lit hike explores the night life of owls, bats, and spiders at The Morton Arboretum. (This event is Sold Out.) Saturdays, October 10 or 17, or Sundays, October 11 or 18, 2016, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Planning for Fall Color

Select plants and plant combinations to add fall color to your landscape at The Morton Arboretum. Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to noon

Landscape Design Basics

Begin the process of designing a home landscape at The Morton Arboretum. Four Tuesdays, October 18 through November 8, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.