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Saturday, July 19, 2014

  • Chicagoland Daylily Society Show

    Marvel at the wide range of colors and varieties of day lilies and participate in the judging. July 19-20
  • For Kids

    Drop-in & Family Adventure Programs. In the Children's Garden of The Morton Arboretum. July-October, program times vary.
  • Flower Fairy Festival

    Make fairy furniture, listen to some fairy folklore, and make a fairy wand of your own to take home. July 19-20, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. in the Children's Garden.
  • Vehicle-free biking

    Enjoy bicycling, at The Morton Arboretum, in an "auto-free zone" on select days spring through fall.
  • TREE-mendous Summer

    Have a TREE-mendous summer at The Morton Arboretum with exciting new and returning events for kids, families, and adults. Dates vary throughout the summer of 2014.
  • Acorn Express Adventures

    Acorn Express Adventures, Wednesdays and Fridays in October, 11:00-11:45 a.m. To register stop by The Morton Arboretum Visitor Center on day of program
  • Flower Fairy Festival

    Come spend the day in our magical fairy garden! July 19-Sunday July 20,11 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Theatre-Hikes® At The Morton Arboretum

    Experience the theater on nature's stage as plays based on literary tales are presented during hikes through the scenic landscape of The Morton Arboretum. Weekends, July-October and Columbus Day, 2014.
  • Acorn Express Tram Tours

    Experience the beauty of the Arboretum's 1,700 acres on a guided tram tour.
  • Bike Rentals

    Explore nine miles of paved roads that wind through our magnificent tree collections. Beginning April 26.
  • 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
  • Breakfast In The Ginkgo

    Enjoy a delicious breakfast at The Morton Arboretum in the scenic Ginkgo Restaurant! Saturdays & Sundays, 9:00-11:00 a.m.