VISIT & explore


LISLE, IL (May 22, 2013) – Grab your friends and head outside for The Morton Arboretum’s Wednesdays, Woods & Wine on Wednesdays, June 5 through August 21, from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
Featuring live music plus great wines and cheese, this is the perfect place to connect with friends, dance and enjoy the beauty of the Arboretum. Ensure you have the best seat in the house by bringing your own chair and table and claiming your spot in Arbor Court.
“Wednesdays, Woods & Wine is one of our most popular events,” says Jenelle Hardtke, special events manager. “It gives visitors a chance to unwind, enjoy an affordable and fun night out and celebrate summer.”
The summer 2013 music lineup includes:
  • June 5: Five Guys Named Moe
  • June 12: Frank and Dave
  • June 19: 7th Heaven, Acoustic Performance
  • June 26: Shin Dig
  • July 3: Hifi Superstar
  • July 10: Rockin' Johnny
  • July 17: 28 Days
  • July 24: Jin and Tonic
  • July 31: Frank and Dave
  • August 7: Pirates Over 40
  • August 14: Lisa Renay Band
  • August 21: Midnight Band
The cost is $10 for members, $15 for nonmembers and includes a glass of wine or beer and a complimentary cheese buffet. In addition, a full tapas menu and cash bar is available. Arboretum admission is waived after 5 p.m. No advance reservations are necessary. Please note: Wednesdays, Woods & Wine is exclusively for those 21 years of age and older and no outside food or beverages are allowed.
About The Morton Arboretum
The Morton Arboretum is an internationally recognized outdoor tree museum on 1,700 acres. Plant collections, scientific research and education programs support the mission to plant and conserve trees and other plants for a greener, healthier and more beautiful world. Throughout natural landscapes are specialty gardens, 16 miles of trails and nine miles of roads. Other offerings include tree-focused events, activities and services for adults, children, professionals and communities. The Arboretum welcomes more than 800,000 visitors annually and serves 34,000 member households. Located 25 miles west of Chicago in Lisle, Illinois, the Arboretum is open daily 7 a.m. until sunset. Learn more at www.mortonarb.org.