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Saturday, January 25, 2020

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  • Enchanted Railroad

    Enchanted Railroad
    Watch an intricate railroad travel through a wonderland at a child-friendly level. Friday, January 17 through Sunday, February 23, 2020.
  • Husky Heroes

    Husky Heroes
    Join us on January 25 and 26, 2020 to see Siberian husky sled pulling, skijoring, and speed demonstrations at The Morton Arboretum. Please leave pets at home.
  • 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.
  • The Arboretum Store Clearance Sale

    The Arboretum Store Clearance Sale
    Starting Monday, December 30, shop for discounts of 30 to 60 percent on select winter merchandise. Plus, members still receive their 10 percent discount.
  • Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters

    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.
  • Gnome Hunt

    Gnome Hunt
    Can you find all of the gnomes hiding in The Morton Arboretum's Children's Garden? Daily November 2019 through March 2020, 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Cross-Country Ski & Snowshoe Rental

    Cross-Country Ski & Snowshoe Rental
    When there is four inches or more of snow on the ground at The Morton Arboretum, trails are available to cross-country ski or snowshoe. The rental season runs November 29, 2019 through March 13, 2020.
  • Sensory Friendly Times at Enchanted Railroad

    Sensory Friendly Times at Enchanted Railroad
    Since some children may be overstimulated by the sights and sounds of the Enchanted Railroad. Special times have been created to accommodate these families.
  • Nondairy Cheese and Yogurt

    Nondairy Cheese and Yogurt
    Plant-based foods are good for you and for the planet. Learn to make non-dairy cheeses and nut-based yogurts with creative mix-ins for a healthy, delicious treat at The Morton Arboretum! Saturday, January 25, 10:00 a.m. to noon.
  • Forest Therapy Winter Walks (2 hour)

    Forest Therapy Winter Walks (2 hour)
    Experience the healing and wellness-promoting effects of Shinrin-Yoku, the practice of bathing the senses in the atmosphere of the forest. Take a mindful walk with a certified Forest Therapy guide on a trail at the Morton Arboretum as you awaken your senses and reconnect with nature. Select Mondays and Saturdays starting January 20 through March 21, 2020, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Please note: Section A and B are sold out. Please call the registrar at 630-719-2468 to be added to a waitlist.
  • Winter Play

    Winter Play
    Join us in the Children's Garden for winter time fun! Daily November 2019 through March 2020, in the Children’s Garden from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Weather permitting.

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