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Calendar of events

Families

  • Fun in the Children's Garden

    Drop-in & Family Adventure Programs. In the Children's Garden of The Morton Arboretum. Now-February, 2015. Program times vary.
  • Chocolate Expo

    Shop for distinctive chocolate treats and learn more about the delightful world of chocolate through presentations and demonstrations. January 31 & February 1, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Animals in Winter Table-top Tour

    If you want to experience The Morton Arboretum in winter but it’s just too cold, come inside and take a “table-top” tour with us. Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday, January 18 through February 25.Times vary.
  • Enchanted Railroad

    Watch an intricate railroad travel through four seasons of beauty at a child-friendly level. January 17- February 22, 2015