AutumnFest at the Morton Arboretum

October 2, 2011

The 8th Annual Fall Color 5k Run and Walk is part of the Arboretum's "AutumnFest." Morton Arboretum Special Events Coordinator Diana Fischer-Woods joined us live from the event.

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Autumnfest at the Arboretum continues through October:

Theatre Hikes:
Experience theatre without walls on nature's stage.
Weekends in September: Around the World in 80 Days (Show starts September 10.)
Weekends & Columbus Day in October: Night of the Living Dead

Family Twilight Adventures:
October 8, 14 and 22
Embark on thrilling twilight hikes and nighttime tram rides.

Fall Bird Walks
October 1, 15, & November 5
Learn about fall migrants and year-round resident birds with an expert guide. First-time birders welcome!
Children ages 11 and up with adult.

Scarecrow Trail
Admire nature-themed scarecrows created by area Girl Scouts.

Autumn Fest Fair
Weekends and Columbus Day in October
Enjoy build-your-own taffy apples, kettle corn, beer, free wine tasting, brats, and more.

Weekends & Columbus Day in October
Watch Illinois Gourd Society artists make beautiful gourd creations. Gourd art available for purchase. Plus, paid hands-on gourd-art workshops.

Glass Pumpkin Patch
October 14-16
Shop more than 2,000 one-of-a-kind glass pumpkins in many colors, shapes, and sizes. Plus, free glass blowing demos on October 12-14.

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