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Sunday, February 18, 2018

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Events for Sunday, February 18, 2018

  • Enchanted Railroad

    Children and adults looking at the model railroad
    Watch an intricate railroad travel through a wonderland at a child-friendly level. January 13 - February 19, 2018
  • Member Appreciation Month

    2 Visitors cross-county skiing
    Members enjoy the following benefits during the month of February. Thank you for your support!
  • Breakfast In The Ginkgo Restaurant

    Pancakes with blueberries and powdered sugar
    Enjoy a delicious breakfast at The Morton Arboretum in the scenic Ginkgo Restaurant! Saturdays & Sundays, 9:00-10:45 a.m. The Ginkgo Restaurant will be closed on May 13, 2018
  • Nature Play Spaces

    A child making mud pies in the Mud Kitchen
    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
  • Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit

    A visitor learning about endangered tree species by using the interactive panels
    Come learn about the gifts that the world's endangered trees give us—and how you can join the Arboretum in saving them. Daily, 7:00 a.m. - sunset
  • Cross-Country Ski & Snowshoe Rental

    Two adults cross-country skiing down a small slope
    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 December 1, 2017 through March 11, 2018.
  • Gnome Hunt

    A small gnome hangs from a tree
    Can you find all of the gnomes hiding in The Morton Arboretum's Children's Garden? Daily November 2017 through March 2018, 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Sensational Seeds tabletop tour

    Seeds in a wide variety of sizes shapes and colors
    What do coffee, chocolate and your morning oatmeal have in common? They are all made from seeds. Stop by our tabletop tour and learn more about those sensational seeds.
  • Sensory Friendly Times at Enchanted Railroad

    Children watching a miniature model train wind through magnificent scenery
    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 this year: February 3, 4, 6, 17 and 18. Times vary. All Sensory Friendly Times are now full.
  • Winter Play

    Child making a snow angel
    Join us in the Children's Garden for winter time fun! Daily November 2017 through March 2018, in the Children’s Garden from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Weather permitting.

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