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Sunday, October 6, 2019

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Events for Sunday, October 6, 2019

  • Troll Hunt

    Troll Hunt
    Journey through our far-reaching forest to hunt for six colossal trolls crafted from reclaimed wood by Danish artist Thomas Dambo. On view now through June 2020.
  • Walking Plays at The Morton Arboretum

    Walking Plays at The Morton Arboretum
    Walk along with theater performers surrounded by nature! All Walking Plays are approximately 90 minutes in length and up to 1.5 miles in hiking distance. Select weekends in October 2019
  • Family Explorers Backpack

    Family Explorers Backpack
    Looking for a unique experience in the Children’s Garden At The Morton Arboretum? Rent a self-guided family backpack and enhance your visit. Available daily, April through October, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Nature Play Spaces

    Nature Play Spaces
    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
  • Fall Color 5K Run & Walk

    Fall Color 5K Run & Walk
    Satisfy your inner champion on our scenic, rolling course through the crisp autumn air at our 16th annual Fall Color 5K Run and Walk at The Morton Arboretum.
  • Annual Bulb Sale

    Annual Bulb Sale
    Shop dozens of varieties of dutch bulbs such as tulips, daffodils, iris, alliums, crocus, fritillaria, and many more.
  • Trick or Trees

    Trick or Trees
    Kids, enjoy games and crafts. Costumes encouraged. Weekends in October and Columbus day at The Morton Arboretum. Weekends in October 2019, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Bike Rentals (Closed for 2019)

    Bike Rentals (Closed for 2019)
    Rent a bike to explore the Arboretum on nine miles of paved roads.
  • DIY Fall Garden Flag

    DIY Fall Garden Flag
    Make your own burlap garden flag that celebrates fall at The Morton Arboretum! CANCELED Sunday, October 6, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Splendid Spiders

    Splendid Spiders
    Some people think they’re scary, but we think they’re spectacular! Find out where spiders live and how they help our gardens. Daily in October 2019, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Scarecrow Trail

    Scarecrow Trail
    Admire creations from local scout troops and vote for your favorite scarecrow. Daily in October, 2019. 7:00 a.m-sunset

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