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Thursday, October 10, 2019

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  • Glass Pumpkin Patch

    Glass Pumpkin Patch
    Explore a dazzling collection of handblown glass pumpkins and other autumnal designs. October 9 through 13, 2019 Exhibit: Wednesday, October 9 through Friday, October 11 at 12:59 p.m. Sale: Friday, October 11 at 1:00 pm. to Sunday, October 13
  • 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.
  • Acorn Express Tram Tours

    Acorn Express Tram Tours
    Hop on the Acorn Express tram for a tour of our 1,700 acres of blooming beauty narrated by one of our expert guides.
  • 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
  • Leafing Through the Pages - Members' Book Discussion Group

    Leafing Through the Pages - Members' Book Discussion Group
    On the second Thursday of every month, Morton Arboretum members enjoy a morning of community, connectivity, and spirited book discussion.
  • Annual Bulb Sale

    Annual Bulb Sale
    Shop dozens of varieties of dutch bulbs such as tulips, daffodils, iris, alliums, crocus, fritillaria, and many more.
  • 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
  • Jewelry Making: Pumpkins and Gourds

    Jewelry Making: Pumpkins and Gourds
    Learn to sculpt and create charming pumpkin and gourd pendants you can wear this fall at The Morton Arboretum. Two Thursdays, October 10 and 17, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Arboretum Uncorked: Vibrant Trees

    Arboretum Uncorked: Vibrant Trees
    Tap into your creativity and let the experts from Chicago Sip & Paint guide you through a step by step tree painting over a glass of wine at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, October 10, 2019, 7:00 to 9:30 p.m.

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