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Structural Pruning

Late autumn is one of the best times to prune for plant structure at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, November 3, OR Saturday, November 12, 2016, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.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.

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.

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 12, OR Sunday November 13, 2016, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 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.

Full & New Moon Yoga

Explore your lunar energy while connecting the mind and body in this peaceful yoga class in honor of the full and new moons each month at The Morton Arboretum. Multiple sections. Dates and times vary starting November 13, 2016.

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.

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.