The Morton Arboretum invites four-legged friends and their owners to roam 16 miles of woods, prairies and other natural landscapes during the Tails on the Trails event Saturday, September 12. Tails on the Trails will feature dog-frie’Pndly activities, including agility demonstrations and guided hikes through the grounds. Additionally, a pet expo will take place along Meadow Lake from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine.
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August 10, 2015
The Fall Color Festival at The Morton Arboretum is off to a running start as the 12th annual Fall Color 5K Run & Walk and Kid’s Dash takes place Sunday, October 4 with a brand-new post-race party.
- The Morton Arboretum is celebrating fall 2015 in spectacular style. Discover all there is to do in September and October including Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® bricks by Sean Kenney.
- Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum returns with more lights, sights and sounds that will transform a Chicago-area wintertime walk in the woods into a colorful, inspiring experience like no other.
- This August 1-2, explore fascinating Eastern cultures at The Morton Arboretum’s Destination Asia Festival. The festival will showcase traditional Asian music and dance, arts and athletic demonstrations, authentic cuisine, and the Arboretum’s diverse collection of trees from China, Japan, and Korea.
- As part of its continued commitment to sustainability, The Morton Arboretum has completed an LED lighting upgrade throughout its buildings. This upgrade was made possible by a grant from the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation (ICECF).