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Calendar of events

Friday, April 25, 2014

  • Garden Story Time

    Gather in the Children’s Garden amphitheater for story time and fun. Fridays now through October, 11 a.m.
  • Acorn Express Tram Tours

    Experience the beauty of the Arboretum's 1,700 acres on a guided tram tour.
  • Celebrate Arbor Week 2014

    Celebrate The Morton Arboretum's signature holiday with the Arbor Day Plant Sale, a 10K run, story time with Curious George, and more. April 20-27, 2014
  • Be a Tree

    Prepare for Arbor Day by making terrific tree masks to take home. In the Children's Garden at The Morton Arboretum. Weekdays in April, 1–4 p.m.
  • Dress Like a Tree, Get In Free

    Celebrate trees by dressing like one on Arbor Day and get free admission to The Morton Arboretum. Kids can also enter the Tree-Riffic Costume Contest to win a prize. One free general admission per costumed individual. Arbor Day only, April 25, 2014
  • Tree House Tales Exhibition

    Enter a tree village that's filled with adventure and imagination. Play, make believe, and become part of the trees' ever-changing tale. Daily, 7:00 a.m.-sunset
  • Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit

    Come learn about the gifts that the world's endangered trees give us—and how you can join the Arboretum in saving them. Daily, 7:00 a.m. - sunset