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  • CELEBRATING CHOCOLATE THIS FEBRUARY AT THE MORTON ARBORETUM

    LISLE, IL (January 17, 2013) – Beware chocoholics! All February long, the Arboretum is celebrating chocolate and you’re invited to be our official taste-tester.
     
    First stop: The Chocolate Expo & Market, held February 2-3, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Visitor Center, is free with admission. Sample classics including award-winning truffles and gourmet chocolate sauces or test your palate with chocolate salami and chocolate balsamic vinegar. Need more chocolate? Try chocolate-filled strawberries, red velvet whoopee pies or Argentinean alfojores.
  • CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PERFORM AT THE MORTON ARBORETUM IN JUNE 2013

    The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA) today announced that it will present five concerts at The Morton Arboretum on June 27, 29 and 30, 2013.
  • 10TH ANNUAL HUSKY HEROES AT THE MORTON ARBORETUM

    Our favorite four-legged friends are coming back to the Arboretum January 26-27 for the 10th annual Husky Heroes!
  • CHICAGOLAND GROWS® INTRODUCES THREE NEW PLANTS

    The Chicagoland Grows® plant introduction program will introduce three new plants at the Mid-Am American Horticultural Show in mid-January: Forever Pink Phlox, Phlox ‘Forever Pink’; Beijing Gold® (Syringa pekinensis ‘Zhang Zhiming’) Peking Tree Lilac and Crescendo™ (Acer saccharum ‘Morton’) Sugar Maple.
  • Give a Second Chance

    Looking to add a four-legged member to the family? Learn about husky fostering and adoption at the Arboretum.
  • Make Way for the Huskies

    Our favorite four-legged friends are coming back to the Arboretum January 26-27 for the 10th annual Husky Heroes! Enjoy the great outdoors amongst the beautiful trees in winter during this action-packed weekend. Families will see Siberian husky sled pulling, skijoring, and speed demonstrations; watch a free presentation and film about the husky’s role in Alaskan history; take a family photo with an authentic dog sled; and even meet some amazing canines of this breed in need of fostering and adoption.