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The Morton Arboretum

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4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
(630) 968-0074 http://www.mortonarb.org

The Morton Arboretum is a beautiful place to let your kids run around or take your infant for a stroller walk through the gardens and paths. You can pack a picnic or buy food and eat at the Ginkgo Restaurant and Cafe.

The Children’s Garden has streams, a huge acorn to climb, a tree root slide and other great plant based adventures for your kids to explore. There are also art exhibits called “Nature Unframed” now through November to check out in the gardens.

You can even enroll your child in a class at the Arboretum. They can search for squirmy frogs along Lake Marmo’s shore, investigate creepy crawly bugs, and learn about the outdoors. Classes are tailored toward each age group, starting from eighteen months old! There are also classes and events that you can attend as a family.

 

July 2017

Thursday Family Nights

July 20, 2017, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 24, 2017

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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Thursdays, June 15 through August 24, 2017 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. The Children's Garden Concessions are available at the Ginkgo Cafe in the Visitor Center until 7:30 p.m. during this event. Enjoy live music and entertainment after-hours. Be sure to explore the Children’s Garden  and the Maze Garden. New this year! Bilingual Sing-a-Long, July 13Featured Performer: Super Stolie ¡Hola, amigos! Did you know the Arboretum collaborates with scientists around the world, including Costa Rica and Mexico? Help celebrate our international connections with an…

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August 2017

Zen Gardening

August 5, 2017, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on August 6, 2017 at 11:00 am

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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Children's Garden Celebrate Asian culture at the Destination Asia Festival.  In the Children’s Garden, experience zen gardening, and make your own mini zen garden to take home. Notes: Weather permitting.

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September 2017

Happy BeeDay

September 9, 2017, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until September 10, 2017

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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Children's Garden All Children’s Garden activities are weather permitting. Enjoy games, crafts and a sweet b-day treat from the bees at a garden party to celebrate the 12th birthday of the Children’s Garden.

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Passport Europe Festival

September 23, 2017, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until September 24, 2017

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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Join us for a trip around Europe with our fourth annual Passport Europe Cultural Festival. No need for a passport, experience authentic music, dance, cuisine, and more in one weekend.  

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October 2017

Fall Color 5K Run and Walk

October 1, 2017, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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$10 – $45

Visitor Center area-race through East-side roads Why will you run? For our rolling terrain course? To enjoy the crisp autumn air surrounded by a canopy of beautiful trees? Or to satisfy your inner champion? Whatever your reason, you'll make a difference when you race through the trees at our 14th annual Fall Color Run & Walk. Your participation supports the Arboretum's work to protect and plant trees -- because every tree needs a champion, and you look like a champion…

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Trick or Trees

October 1, 2017, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 29, 2017

One event on October 9, 2017 at 11:00 am

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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Free with paid admission

Children's Garden Play tricky games, fashion fun fall crafts and plant a tree seed to take home as your treat. Small pumpkins to paint will also be available for purchase Costumes encouraged.

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Meet the Beekeeper

October 9, 2017, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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Free with paid admission

Come meet the Arboretum’s beekeeper, learn about bees, sample honey, and shop.

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Boo Breakfast

October 29, 2017, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States

Ginkgo Restaurant *Please note: The Ginkgo Restaurant will be closed to the public during Boo Breakfast. Treat the family to breakfast complete with visits from favorite characters. Costumes encouraged.

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November 2017

Dog Admission Day

November 4, 2017, 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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$5

Hit the trails with your four-legged friend. Please adhere to the following rules while visiting The Morton Arboretum with your dog: Dogs must be attended and on a leash at all times. All dogs must have updated vaccinations and registrations. For the safety of both your pet and the natural environment, do not let dogs go off the marked trails. Please clean up after your pet, bags are available at the Visitor Center. Dogs are not allowed in the following…

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Veterans Day Free Admission for Veterans

November 11, 2017
The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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Free

Veterans and those who accompany them to the Arboretum, in the same vehicle, will be admitted free on November 11. The Morton Arboretum offers free, year-round admission to active-duty service men or women with a valid ID.

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December 2017

Arbor Reading Adventures

December 22, 2017, 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until April 27, 2018

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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$5

Join us in the Sterling Morton Library for this popular and interactive story time! We’ll read stories, make a craft and then head out on the grounds for an adventure walk. Themes change weekly. Notes: Weather permitting. Recommended ages:  Best for ages 2 - 6 with adult.   REGISTRATION INFORMATION: IN PERSON:  Stop by the Arboretum Visitor Center on day of program. Storytime at Sterling Morton Library

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Free Admission for all

December 25, 2017, 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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Free

Grounds open 7 a.m.–sunset Buildings, Children’s Garden, and Illumination closed. Enjoy free admission on Christmas Day at The Morton Arboretum! Come hike, bike, or drive our grounds. If there's more than 4 inches of snow, you can bring your snowshoes or cross country skis! There will be restroom access in the West Pavilion of the Visitor Center and the Thornhill Shelter.

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January 2018

Enchanted Railroad

January 13, 2018, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until February 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until February 19, 2018

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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The beloved Enchanted Railroad returns to The Morton Arboretum this winter with a theme celebrating trees from around the world. Opening January 13, the 16th annual event will feature a larger-than-life platform with two levels—perfect for the smallest visitors to enjoy—and more than 10 toy trains, including miniature replicas of Metra and Amtrak trains. Highlights of the 2018 Enchanted Railroad include: Pint-sized versions of the Arboretum’s many tree collections. Kids can look for mini Japanese flowering cherry trees—its larger counterparts reside…

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Husky Heros

January 27, 2018, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until January 28, 2018

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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Visitor Center and on nearby trails Guests can watch demonstrations of husky sled-pulling and skijoring, a winter sport where the dogs pull a person on skis. Children and adults can visit the dogs and sled teams, inspect equipment, and have their pictures taken with the rigs. In addition, information will be available about husky adoption for those who fall in love with these canine champions. Please visit the Adopt-a-Husky website for more information.

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February 2018

Valentine for the Birds

February 10, 2018, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until February 11, 2018

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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Self guided hands on activity in the Children's Garden Weather permitting We will make some tasty treats to hang on the trees for our favorite feathery friends!

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March 2018

Mothers Day Brunch

March 26, 2018, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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$27 – $59

Ginkgo Restaurant 9 a.m, 12 p.m., or 3 p.m. Celebrate Mom with a fabulous brunch against the blooming backdrop of Meadow Lake. Adults 21+ will also receive a complimentary glass of champagne or a mimosa at each seating. Attire: Casual, Business Casual, Sunday’s Best Fees and Admission Adults (13+): $52/member, $59/nonmember Children (4-12): $27/member, $34/nonmember Children under 4 are free.

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Breakfast with the Bunny

March 30, 2018, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until March 31, 2018

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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$22 – $41

Ginkgo Restaurant Hop on over for tasty springtime buffet featuring a visit from the Easter Bunny. The Easter Bunny will visit with families and deliver an Easter treat for the kids. FEES AND ADMISSION: Adults (13+): $36/member, $41/nonmember Children (3-12): $22/member, $28/nonmember Children under 3 are free.  

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April 2018

Easter Brunch

April 1, 2018, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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$27 – $59

Ginkgo Restaurant Celebrate Easter with your loved ones while savoring a delicious meal and a breathtaking view of Meadow Lake. The Easter Bunny will visit your table during brunch. Plus delight in the early spring blooms that are popping up all around the Arboretum. Visitors will enjoy chef-carved prime rib, made to order omelets and pastas, and much more! Cash bar will be available beginning at 9:00 a.m. Children will receive a cookie from the Easter Bunny as well. Attire: Casual, Business…

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Special Tree Planting and Storytime

April 27, 2018, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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White Pine Pavilion Celebrate Arbor Day with a walk from the Children's Garden to a tree planting, led by Curious George and The Man in the Yellow Hat!  Listen to the story, Curious George Plants a Tree, and then help them plant a real tree! Curious George is a registered trademark of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.  All rights reserved. This April 27, The Morton Arboretum celebrates Arbor Day with a slate full of fun events, including free admission to the Arboretum…

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May 2018

National Public Gardens Day

May 11, 2018
The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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7:00 a.m.-sunset Public gardens, like The Morton Arboretum, collect and display nature's bounty, provide information and inspiration for gardeners, and create refuge and beauty in the midst of our cities and suburbs. National Public Gardens Day, which falls this year on Friday, May 11, is an annual opportunity to celebrate these marvelous oases. Of course, the best way to celebrate public gardens is to visit one. The Morton Arboretum is a special kind of public garden. “Arboretum” means “a place…

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Fun with the Fairies

May 12, 2018, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 13, 2018 at 11:00 am

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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Children's Garden All Children’s Garden activities are weather permitting. Celebrate garden fairies by making a fairy wand, building furniture for our fairy friends, and even planting a fairy friendly flower to take home! Notes: This is a self-guided hands-on discovery activity

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A Splashy Celebration in the Childrens Garden

May 19, 2018, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Open House Children's Garden Doors open early at 9:30 a.m. to Growing Brilliantly campaign donors and all Arboretum members! Come see and celebrate recent enhancements to the Children's Garden, including Wonder Pond, the staff support building, and picnic pavilion on Saturday, May 19. Groove to live family-friendly entertainment, enjoy Frog and Toad story times, frog-inspired activities, crafts, and more! Musical Acts Miss Jamie's Farm 9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. & 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Duke…

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June 2018

Garden Story Time

June 1, 2018, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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Children's Garden amphitheater. All Children's Garden activities are weather permitting. Gather in the Children’s Garden for story time and fun.  

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Thursday Family Nights

June 14, 2018, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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$5

The Children's Garden Concessions are available at the Ginkgo Cafe in the Visitor Center until 7:30 p.m. during this event. Bring the family for kid-friendly after-hours entertainment with music and more. Be sure to explore the Children’s Garden  and the Maze Garden. 2018 Performer Schedule June 14          Miss Jamie's Farm June 21          Wendy & DB - Family Pride Night June 28          Animal Farm July 5              Todd Downing - Choose Kindness Night July…

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September 2018

Passport Europe Festival

September 22, 2018
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until September 23, 2018

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States

Visitors won’t need to travel far to watch authentic dance performances from Greece, learn about time-honored sports from the United Kingdom, and enjoy the music of the traditional Bavarian instrument, the 12-foot-long Alpenhorn, this September.  The Morton Arboretum’s fifth-annual Passport Europe Festival will feature dancing, live music, and athletic demonstrations Saturday, September 22 and Sunday, September 23. Taking place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and free with Arboretum admission, the festival will also draw attention to the Arboretum’s well-established…

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October 2018

Scarecrow Festival

October 1, 2018, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2018

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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Meadow Lake Trail Admire creations from local scout troops and vote for your favorite scarecrow.

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Meet the Beekeeper

October 8, 2018, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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Come meet the Arboretum’s beekeeper, learn about bees, sample honey, and shop.

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November 2018

Veterans Free Admission

November 11, 2018
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until November 12, 2018

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
Free

All veterans free November 11 and 12!

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Happy Thanksgiving Free Admission

November 22, 2018
The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
Free

Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy FREE admission at The Morton Arboretum. All buildings and the Children's Garden will be closed.

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December 2018

Breakfast with Santa

December 1, 2018, 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 23, 2018

One event on December 21, 2018 at 9:00 am

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
$32 – $42

December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 21, 22, and 23 Ginkgo Restaurant Make lasting memories and holiday traditions this season! Share the excitement as Santa makes his way to the Ginkgo Restaurant. Enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet with Santa and his carolers in the scenic Ginkgo Restaurant. All children will have the opportunity to visit with Santa. Bring your camera to capture the memories. 2018 Breakfast with Santa Menu: Fancy French Toast - Cinnamon crème brulee French toast with powdered sugar North…

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Happy Holidays Free Admission

December 25, 2018
The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
Free

Enjoy free admission on Christmas Day at The Morton Arboretum! Buildings, Children’s Garden, and Illumination are closed.  

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January 2019

Little Trees Open House

January 11, 2019, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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Join us for our Open House! Thornhill Education Center “Little Trees” is an immersive outdoor nature-based learning experience for children ages 3 to 5 years old.  This program uses the 1,700 acres of the Arboretum to give children a totally unique outdoor learning experience over the course of a 32-week curriculum, and is designed to promote learning that encourages discovery and experimentation.

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Husky Heroes

January 26, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until January 27, 2019

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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January 26 and 27, 2019 Visitors of all ages will enjoy interacting with Siberian sled dogs when Husky Heroes returns to The Morton Arboretum, January 26 and 27, 2019 Guests can watch demonstrations of husky sled-pulling and skijoring, a winter sport where the dogs pull a person on skis. Children and adults can visit the dogs and sled teams, inspect equipment, and have their pictures taken with the rigs. In addition, information will be available about husky adoption for those who…

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February 2019

Dog Admission Day

February 2, 2019
The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
$5

7:00 a.m.-sunset. Hit the trails with your four-legged friend. Please adhere to the following rules while visiting The Morton Arboretum with your dog: Dogs must be attended and on a leash at all times. All dogs must have updated vaccinations and registrations. For the safety of both your pet and the natural environment, do not let dogs go off the marked trails. Please clean up after your pet, bags are available at the Visitor Center. Dogs are not allowed in…

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Sensory Friendly Times at Enchanted Railroad

February 5, 2019, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 19, 2019

An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Saturday, repeating until February 23, 2019

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
Free

Tuesday, February 5, 12, 19, 2019-4:30 p.m. to  5:30 p.m. Saturday, February 2, 9, 16, 23, 2019-7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Sycamore Room The Enchanted Railroad at The Morton Arboretum is hosting Sensory Friendly Times, a sensory-friendly hour to view the annual railroad display. Since some children may be over-stimulated by all of the sights and sounds of the Enchanted Railroad, we are setting aside special times to accommodate these families. Registration will be capped at 40 guests so that…

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April 2019

Breakfast with the Bunny

April 19, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until April 20, 2019

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States

Ginkgo Restaurant Hop on over for tasty springtime buffet featuring a visit from the Easter Bunny. The Easter Bunny will visit with families and deliver an Easter treat for the kids. After your breakfast, enjoy wide-open lake views and see grasses, spring leaves, and the first flowers emerge in sweeps of native plants. Stroll the paved, half-mile path that winds around scenic Meadow lake. Fees and Admission: Tickets on sale February 26 for members and March 5 for nonmembers

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Arbor Weekend Celebration

April 26, 2019, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 28, 2019

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
included in admission

Children's Garden All children's Garden activities are weather permitting. Celebrate Arbor Day in the Children's Garden all weekend long. Plant tree seeds, investigate tree cookies and go on a hunt for five unique trees throughout the garden. Notes: This is a self-guided, hands-on discovery activity.

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Arbor Day Tree Planting and Story Time

April 26, 2019, 11:00 am
The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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Celebrate Arbor Day with a visit from Curious George and The Man in the Yellow Hat at the Arboretum. Enjoy a group reading of Curious George Plants a Tree, and join in to plant a tree in the Children’s Garden. Curious George is a registered trademark of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.  All rights reserved.

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May 2019

Garden Story Time

May 31, 2019, 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until October 25, 2019

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
included in admission

Location: Children's Garden amphitheater Gather in the Children’s Garden for story time and fun. All Children's Garden activities are weather permitting.

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June 2019

Reptiles Rule

June 8, 2019, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until June 9, 2019

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
included in admission

Location: Children's Garden Weather permitting. From tails to scales, reptiles have it all!  Scholarly Scales will be in the garden with turtles, snakes, and lizards.

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Thursday Family Nights

June 13, 2019, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 15, 2019

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
Free – $5

Location: The Children's Garden Bring the family for kid-friendly after-hours entertainment with music and more. Be sure to explore the Children’s Garden  and the Maze Garden. Thursdays, June 13 through August 15, 2019 (Except July 4) 2019 Performer Schedule June 13         Miss Jamie's Farm June 20         Todd Downing - Family Pride Night June 27         ScribbleMonster July 4             NO EVENT July 11           Farmer Jason July 18     …

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July 2019

Lego Extravaganza

July 13, 2019, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until July 14, 2019

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
included in admission

Location: Children's Garden Build and create a LEGO® masterpiece with a LEGO® master builder. All Children's Garden activities are weather permitting.

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Walking Plays at The Morton Arboretum

July 13, 2019, 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
$10 – $20

Walk along with the action of your favorite literary tales performed live among 1,700 acres of trees and beautiful landscapes. All Walking Plays are approximately 90 minutes in length and will not exceed 2 miles in hiking distance. 2019 Season: HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSON July 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28 6:00p.m. showtime Hans Christian Andersen and his delightful and unexpected traveling companions, are spirited to the woods, to tell his most engaging stories. Through fast-paced action, the audience becomes part…

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August 2019

Destination Asia Festival

August 2, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until August 4, 2019

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
included in admission

Explore the diverse cultures of Asia through music, dance, food, and more.  Join us for a fun-filled weekend that will transport you across the globe. Check out images from a past event on our Facebook page.

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Walking Play

August 10, 2019, 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2019

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
$10 – $20

Walk along with the action of your favorite literary tales performed live among 1,700 acres of trees and beautiful landscapes. All Walking Plays are approximately 90 minutes in length and will not exceed 2 miles in hiking distance. 2019 Season: HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSON July 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28 6:00p.m. showtime Hans Christian Andersen and his delightful and unexpected traveling companions, are spirited to the woods, to tell his most engaging stories. Through fast-paced action, the audience becomes part…

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September 2019

Tails on the Trails

September 7, 2019, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
$5

Tips to help you prepare for your May 4 visit: Timing - Tails on the Trails event is from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., but dogs are allowed on the grounds from 7:00 a.m. to sunset for hiking. Parking - Allow plenty of time. You may have to walk a distance from parking lots. What to wear - Dress for the outdoors. Boots are recommended for the hiking trails. Don't forget to pick up your pet bandana at The Morton Arboretum booth at the…

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October 2019

Trick or Trees

October 5, 2019
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
included in admission

Play tricky games, fashion fun fall crafts and plant a tree seed to take home as your treat. Small pumpkins to paint will also be available for purchase Costumes encouraged. Fees and Admission Included in Arboretum admission. Pumpkins to paint will also be available for a small fee.

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Family Jack O Lantern Hikes

October 5, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 13, 2019

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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$16 – $19

Join us on a family-friendly jack o lantern-lit hike to explore the night-life of owls, bats and spiders at The Morton Arboretum.  We’ll also decorate pumpkins and roast marshmallows over a fire. Children must be accompanied by adult. Flashlights recommended. Earlier sections suggested for small children as the pathways are only lit by jack o lanterns. Recommended ages: For families with children 4 and older (though any age may participate!) Register online or by phone for a 90-minute timeframe.

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Little Sprouts

October 9, 2019, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on October 15, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on October 22, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on November 6, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on November 7, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on November 12, 2019 at 9:30 am

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
$18 – $25

Young explorers will hike, play, listen to stories, and engage in science and art in these hands-on sensory-based programs. Buggy for Bats Section A: Wednesday October 9, 2019 Section B: Tuesday October 15, 2019 Section C: Monday October 21, 2019 Totally Turkeys Section D: Wednesday November 6, 2019 Section E: Thursday November 7, 2019 Section F: Tuesday November 12, 2019 Adult must accompany child. Wear shoes and clothes that can get dirty! Registration closes 2 days before the section date.…

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Boo Breakfast

October 27, 2019, 9:00 am
The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States

Treat yourself to a breakfast complete with visits from favorite characters. Costumes are encouraged! 2019 Boo Breakfast Menu Spooky Scrambled - Fluffy scrambled eggs Possessed Potatoes - Crispy hash browns Scary Sausage - Pork sausage links Full Moons - Chocolate chip pancakes served with warm syrup and whipped cream Vampire Teeth - Macaroni and cheese bites Bewildered Brisket - Smoked beef brisket hash with mushrooms and potatoes Tables will be preset with Fruit Platters and Breakfast Pastries as well as…

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November 2019

Arbor Reading Adventures

November 1, 2019, 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until March 27, 2020

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
$4 – $5

Join us in the Sterling Morton Library for this popular and interactive story time! We’ll read stories, make a craft and then head out on the grounds for an adventure walk. Themes change weekly. Notes: Weather permitting. Recommended ages: Best for ages 2-6 with adult. Fees and Admission Fee is per child. Fee does not include admission to the Arboretum. $4.00 member child $5.00 nonmember child

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Thanksgiving Centerpiece Family Workshop

November 16, 2019, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until November 17, 2019

An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until November 17, 2019

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
varies

Schedule and Location Registration will close 2 days before date of program. Saturday, November 16 or Sunday, November 17, 2019 Thornhill Education Center Section A: November 16,10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Section B: November 16, 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. Section C: November 17, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Section D: November 17, 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. Fees and Registration Fee is per person. Separate fee for centerpiece. Minimum of (1) centerpiece per group. $6.00 member $13.00 nonmember (Fees include admission to the…

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Black Friday Family Hike

November 29, 2019, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
$10 – $14

Opt outside and explore what happens to the trees, animals, and insects in the fall. Come and find out on this fun filled, guided family hike.  End your adventure with a cozy fire and marshmallow roasting. Recommended for families with children 2 and older. Fees: $10.00 member/$14.00 nonmember (Fees include admission to the Arboretum)

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December 2019

Breakfast with Santa

December 1, 2019, 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 22, 2019

One event on December 23, 2019 at 9:00 am

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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$32 – $43

Schedule and Location December 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, and 23, 2019 9:00 a.m Ginkgo Restaurant Make lasting memories and holiday traditions this season! Share the excitement as Santa makes his way to the Ginkgo Restaurant. Enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet with Santa and his carolers in the scenic Ginkgo Restaurant. All children will have the opportunity to visit with Santa. Bring your camera to capture the memories. 2019 Breakfast with Santa Menu: Fancy French Toast - Cinnamon…

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Gingerbread House Workshop

December 14, 2019, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 15, 2019

An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until December 15, 2019

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
varies

Schedule and Location Registration will close 2 days before date of program. Saturday, December 14 or Sunday December 15, 2019 Thornhill Education Center Section A: December 14, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Section B: December 14, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. Section C: December 15, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Section D: December 15, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. Fees and Registration Fee is per person. Separate fee for gingerbread home. Minimum of (1) gingerbread home per family. $6.00 member $13.00 nonmember (Fees include…

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Supper with St Nick

December 20, 2019, 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00 pm, repeating until December 23, 2019

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
Varies

Schedule and Location December 20, 21, 22 and 23, 2019 5:00-7:30 p.m. Thornhill Education Center Make this holiday season special by joining us in the historic Thornhill Mansion for an elegant family supper. Enjoy a decadent buffet dinner and then head on over to the Founder's Room for a special visit with Santa in front of the fireplace. After your dinner, enjoy the Illumination exhibit, included in your ticket price. 2019 Supper with Saint Nick Menu Starters and Salads Shrimp…

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January 2020

Enchanted Railroad

January 17, 2020, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until February 23, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until February 23, 2020

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
included in admission

Schedule and Location January 17 through Sunday, February 23, 2020 Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sycamore Room All aboard! Marvel at a world of tiny enchantment! Watch an intricate miniature model railroad wind through magnificent scenery that the whole family can enjoy. Watch as more than 10 model trains wind through a two-level display of tree collections from around the world. The trains run at a child-friendly height to…

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Sensory Friendly Times at Enchanted Railroad

January 21, 2020, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Sunday and Tuesday, repeating until February 18, 2020

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
included

Every Tuesday and Sunday from January 21 - February 18, 2020* 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Sycamore Room *There is no Sensory Friendly Time on Sunday, February 2, 2020 The Morton Arboretum is hosting Enchanted Railroad Sensory Friendly Times, a sensory-friendly hour to experience the annual model railroad display every Tuesday and Sunday evening during the Enchanted Railroad Exhibit. Since some children may be overstimulated by the sights and sounds of the Enchanted Railroad, special times have been created to…

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Husky Heroes

January 25, 2020, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until January 26, 2020

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
included

Visitors of all ages will enjoy interacting with Siberian sled dogs when Husky Heroes returns to The Morton Arboretum, January 25 and 26, 2020. Guests can watch demonstrations of husky sled-pulling and skijoring, a winter sport where the dogs pull a person on skis. Children and adults can visit the dogs and sled teams, inspect equipment, and have their pictures taken with the rigs. In addition, information will be available about husky adoption for those who fall in love with…

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February 2020

Valentine for the Birds

February 15, 2020, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until February 16, 2020

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States

Celebrate your love for nature on Valentine's Weekend  in the Children’s Garden!  We will make some tasty treats to hang on the trees for our favorite feathery friends! Self guided hands on activity in the Children's Garden Weather permitting

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Birdhouse Workshop

February 22, 2020, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until February 23, 2020

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States

Learn about birds and decorate a wooden birdhouse to take home. Discover the perfect place for your bird house and explore some winter birds that live here at the Arboretum on a short walk through the woods. Strollers welcome. Thornhill Education Center, Gallery Section A: Saturday, February 22, 2020, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Section B: Saturday, February 22, 2020, 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. Section C: Sunday, February 23, 2020, 10:00 to 11:30 am. Section D: Sunday, February 23, 2020, 2:00…

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June 2020

Sensory Friendly Sundays

June 21, 2020, 8:45 am - 9:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:45 am on day Third of the month, repeating until October 18, 2020

One event on September 13, 2020 at 8:45 am

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States

Select Sundays, May through October 2020 8:45 to 9:30 a.m. Children’s Garden Section A: May 17 Section B: June 21 Section C: July 19 Section D: August 16 Section E: September 13 Section F: October 18 Sensory Friendly Sundays offer the opportunity for families with sensory needs, to experience a less crowded Children’s Garden with minimal noise. Participants are welcome to stay once the Children’s Garden opens to the public at 9:30 a.m. Note: Limit 75. Recommended ages: For families with children…

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July 2020

Little Sprouts

July 8, 2020, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 22, 2020

One event on July 16, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on August 6, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on August 12, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on August 20, 2020 at 9:30 am

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
$16 – $23

Young explorers will hike, play, listen to stories, and engage in science and art in these hands-on sensory-based programs. Course details Notes: Adult must accompany child.  Wear shoes and clothes that can get dirty!  Registration closes 2 days before the section date. Limit 5 Recommended ages: 3-5 years with adult Nature Art Section A: Wednesday July 8, 2020 Register Now Section B: Thursday July 16, 2020 Register Now Section C: Wednesday July 22, 2020 Register Now Animal Homes Section D: Thursday August 6, 2020 Register…

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June 2021

Arbor Evenings

June 10, 5:15 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:15 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 2, 2021

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
Free – $13

Advance online ticket sales are required. Price varies for children and members. Music is from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Admission into the Arboretum and Arbor Evenings will begin at 5:15 p.m. The Children’s Garden will be open until 7:30 p.m. June 10: Cadillac Groove June 17: The Beaux June 24: Semple July 1: Kicked Outta Choir July 8: Hillbilly Rockstarz July 22: Spoken Four July 29: ARRA August 5: Sushi Roll August 12: Rosie & the Rivets August 19: R-Gang August 26:…

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Drop-in Acorn Express Adventures

June 23, 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until August 12, 2021

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
$6 – $8
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July 2021

Tails on the Trails

July 18
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One event on September 12, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on November 7, 2021 at 12:00 am

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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$5

 

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August 2021

Baking Through the Seasons

August 17, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on August 17, 2021 at 1:30 pm

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
$20 – $27
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Little Acorns

August 19, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
$16 – $23

Young explorers will hike, play, listen to stories, and engage in science and art in these hands-on sensory-based programs. Sounds of Summer: Tuesday, July 6; Thursday, July 8; Wednesday, July 14 Wonders of Water: Tuesday, August 3; Wednesday August 11; Thursday, August 19

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September 2021

Destination Asia Festival

September 25, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
+ Google Map
included in admission

Explore the diverse cultures of Asia through music, dance, food, and more. Join us for a fun-filled weekend that will transport you across the globe.

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October 2021

Scarecrow Trail

October 1
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2021

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
+ Google Map
Free with paid admission

Gaze upon the nature-themed scarecrow trail created by local Scout troops while walking along a scenic one-mile paved path around Meadow Lake. Vote for your favorite on either your mobile device or inside the Visitor Center.

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Scarecrow Trail

October 2
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2021

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
+ Google Map
Free with paid admission

Gaze upon the nature-themed scarecrow trail created by local Scout troops while walking along a scenic one-mile paved path around Meadow Lake. Vote for your favorite on either your mobile device or inside the Visitor Center.

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Scarecrow Trail

October 3
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2021

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
+ Google Map
Free with paid admission

Gaze upon the nature-themed scarecrow trail created by local Scout troops while walking along a scenic one-mile paved path around Meadow Lake. Vote for your favorite on either your mobile device or inside the Visitor Center.

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Scarecrow Trail

October 4
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2021

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
+ Google Map
Free with paid admission

Gaze upon the nature-themed scarecrow trail created by local Scout troops while walking along a scenic one-mile paved path around Meadow Lake. Vote for your favorite on either your mobile device or inside the Visitor Center.

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Scarecrow Trail

October 5
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2021

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
+ Google Map
Free with paid admission

Gaze upon the nature-themed scarecrow trail created by local Scout troops while walking along a scenic one-mile paved path around Meadow Lake. Vote for your favorite on either your mobile device or inside the Visitor Center.

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Scarecrow Trail

October 6
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2021

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
+ Google Map
Free with paid admission

Gaze upon the nature-themed scarecrow trail created by local Scout troops while walking along a scenic one-mile paved path around Meadow Lake. Vote for your favorite on either your mobile device or inside the Visitor Center.

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Scarecrow Trail

October 7
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2021

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
+ Google Map
Free with paid admission

Gaze upon the nature-themed scarecrow trail created by local Scout troops while walking along a scenic one-mile paved path around Meadow Lake. Vote for your favorite on either your mobile device or inside the Visitor Center.

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Scarecrow Trail

October 8
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2021

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
+ Google Map
Free with paid admission

Gaze upon the nature-themed scarecrow trail created by local Scout troops while walking along a scenic one-mile paved path around Meadow Lake. Vote for your favorite on either your mobile device or inside the Visitor Center.

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Scarecrow Trail

October 9
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2021

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
+ Google Map
Free with paid admission

Gaze upon the nature-themed scarecrow trail created by local Scout troops while walking along a scenic one-mile paved path around Meadow Lake. Vote for your favorite on either your mobile device or inside the Visitor Center.

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Scarecrow Trail

October 10
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2021

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
+ Google Map
Free with paid admission

Gaze upon the nature-themed scarecrow trail created by local Scout troops while walking along a scenic one-mile paved path around Meadow Lake. Vote for your favorite on either your mobile device or inside the Visitor Center.

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Scarecrow Trail

October 11
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2021

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
+ Google Map
Free with paid admission

Gaze upon the nature-themed scarecrow trail created by local Scout troops while walking along a scenic one-mile paved path around Meadow Lake. Vote for your favorite on either your mobile device or inside the Visitor Center.

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Scarecrow Trail

October 12
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2021

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
+ Google Map
Free with paid admission

Gaze upon the nature-themed scarecrow trail created by local Scout troops while walking along a scenic one-mile paved path around Meadow Lake. Vote for your favorite on either your mobile device or inside the Visitor Center.

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Scarecrow Trail

October 13
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2021

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
+ Google Map
Free with paid admission

Gaze upon the nature-themed scarecrow trail created by local Scout troops while walking along a scenic one-mile paved path around Meadow Lake. Vote for your favorite on either your mobile device or inside the Visitor Center.

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Glass Pumpkin Patch

October 13, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 17, 2021

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
free with admission

The 11th annual Glass Pumpkin Patch at The Morton Arboretum, Oct. 13 through Oct. 17, will feature daily demonstrations of the ancient glass-blowing art form. New this year is a Halloween tent with frightful works of art to decorate the home and outdoor spaces. The Glass Pumpkin Exhibition (no pumpkins will be available for purchase)from Oct. 13-15 is a beautiful display of thousands of hand-blown glass pumpkins. The Glass Pumpkin Sale begins 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15, and runs through…

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Scarecrow Trail

October 14
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2021

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
+ Google Map
Free with paid admission

Gaze upon the nature-themed scarecrow trail created by local Scout troops while walking along a scenic one-mile paved path around Meadow Lake. Vote for your favorite on either your mobile device or inside the Visitor Center.

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Glass Pumpkin Patch

October 14, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 17, 2021

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
free with admission

The 11th annual Glass Pumpkin Patch at The Morton Arboretum, Oct. 13 through Oct. 17, will feature daily demonstrations of the ancient glass-blowing art form. New this year is a Halloween tent with frightful works of art to decorate the home and outdoor spaces. The Glass Pumpkin Exhibition (no pumpkins will be available for purchase)from Oct. 13-15 is a beautiful display of thousands of hand-blown glass pumpkins. The Glass Pumpkin Sale begins 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15, and runs through…

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Scarecrow Trail

October 15
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2021

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
+ Google Map
Free with paid admission

Gaze upon the nature-themed scarecrow trail created by local Scout troops while walking along a scenic one-mile paved path around Meadow Lake. Vote for your favorite on either your mobile device or inside the Visitor Center.

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Glass Pumpkin Patch

October 15, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 17, 2021

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
free with admission

The 11th annual Glass Pumpkin Patch at The Morton Arboretum, Oct. 13 through Oct. 17, will feature daily demonstrations of the ancient glass-blowing art form. New this year is a Halloween tent with frightful works of art to decorate the home and outdoor spaces. The Glass Pumpkin Exhibition (no pumpkins will be available for purchase)from Oct. 13-15 is a beautiful display of thousands of hand-blown glass pumpkins. The Glass Pumpkin Sale begins 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15, and runs through…

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