VISIT & explore

Calendar of events

Navigate by day, currently Saturday, June 3, 2017

  • A biker with a child
    Enjoy bicycling in an "auto-free zone" on summer Friday nights, as well as Saturday and Sunday mornings. May 7 through August 13, except Saturday, August 5 and Sunday, August 6, 2017.
  • An origami acorn made with orange paper
    Practice folding paper into your favorite garden shapes. Daily through October 22, 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Children's Garden. Weather permitting.
  • Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters
    The exhibit features artifacts from the library’s special collection relating to famous plant hunters, and it explores modern conservation efforts by scientists at the Arboretum. Tuesdays-Saturdays, during regular library hours.
  • A child making mud pies in the Mud Kitchen
    Enjoy creative, unstructured outdoor play spaces, Mud Kitchen near Parking Lot 20 and Word Garden near Parking Lot 13. Daily, weather permitting, 7:00 a.m. to sunset
  • The Vanishing Acts exhibit with a light dusting of snow.
    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
  • Employee wheeling a wheelbarrow stacked high with empty plastic pots
    Free! Bring your plastic pots (plastics #2, #5, and #6) back to the Arboretum for Recycling. Saturday, June 3, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to noon
  • A child is crawling on a log and looking for bugs by a river.
    Join us at The Morton Arboretum on June 3rd, 2017, as we explore the many benefits of nature-based early childhood education. Saturday, June 3, 2017, 8:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.