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TalTree Calendar of Events

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Published on March 30, 2016 with No Comments

Saturday, April 9

Winged Wonders: Butterflies & Hummingbirds Class

At 2 p.m., Senior horticulturist at Chicago Botanic Garden will introduce annuals, perennials, trees and shrubs that will create an alluring oasis for our fluttering friends.

Friday, April 15

Sinatra Dinner

From 6 to 9 p.m., Celebrate Sinatra’s 100th birthday with Stevie Swing singing Sinatra standards while enjoying an elegant dinner.

Sunday, May 29

Spring Oil Painting in Stroll Garden

From 1 to 4 p.m., Let this Japanese-inspired garden be your inspiration and learn about oil painting while creating your own masterpiece.

Sunday, June 5

Craft Beer Festival

From 1 to 6 p.m., Come for craft beer tasting, food trucks and music. Stay for the tranquility of nature at Taltree.

Saturday, June 18

Roots N’ Brews Concert

From 6 to 10 p.m., Headlining Amy Helm, this outdoor Americana style concert is sure to please! Enjoy great beer and great food during the show.

Friday, June 24

Picnic enBlanc

From 5 to 9 p.m., Taltree’s annual Gala is an elegant picnic dinner where attendees are dressed in all white. The evening includes live music, a silent auction, and a cash bar.


Family Calendar 2016 

Saturday, April 23

Plant Hero 5K
Starts at 10 a.m., Run or walk as your favorite hero! Costumes are encouraged.

Saturday, April 23

Arbor Day Celebration
From 11:30 to 4 p.m., Celebrate Arbor Day among the nation’s third most diverse collection of oaks with food trucks, hikes, entertainment and more.

Sunday, May 8

Mother’s Day Art Show

From 11:30 to 4 p.m., Bring mom to Taltree for a day of art, food and horse-drawn carriage rides.

Saturday May 14 and Saturday, May 28

Fairy Gardening Class

From 12 to 2 p.m., Create a tiny landscape fit for a fairy using miniature plants, natural materials and tiny objects.

Friday, June 10

Cinderella Ball

From 7 to 9 p.m., This princess-themed father-daughter dance features a horse-drawn carriage, delicate hors d’oeuvres and dances with dad sure to make your daughter feel like royalty.

Sunday, June 19

Father’s Day Cook-Off

From 10 to 4 p.m., Competition-style cook-off with categories for both pros and newbies. No matter what gets served up, it is sure to be a delicious Sunday.


Ongoing Special Family Series

Sunday, May 1 through Tuesday, May 31

Fairy House Exhibit

Take a walk around Heron Trail and enjoy fairy houses crafted from natural materials along with whimsical garden displays.

Sunday, May 1 through Monday, October 31

Railway Garden Open

The Railway Garden is an outdoor G (Garden)-scale model train garden that tells the amazing story of America’s steam engine history and its impact on the United States. The garden landscape features mountains, canyons and prairies and is home to a large collection of miniature conifers.

Night Hike Series

Thursdays, June 9, July 7 and July 28

And Wednesdays, September 7 and September 28

From 8 to 9 p.m., See nature at night and learn about how elusive nocturnal wildlife can be.

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