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Join Us for Special Donor Events in 2022
To show our appreciation for your support, The Morton Arboretum offers a number of events exclusively for its donors. Arboretum staff look forward to seeing you throughout the centennial year!


Plant Sale Preview
Wednesday, April 27
President’s Council, Thornhill Society, Partner, and Friend members are invited to be the first to shop the Arbor Day Plant Sale before it opens to members on Thursday. Enjoy wine or beer, nonalcoholic beverages, popcorn, and cookies. Tickets are $35 per person. Register here.


Evergreen: The Gala for The Morton Arboretum
Saturday, September 17
Join us for the Arboretum’s annual signature event raising essential funds to further its mission to plant and protect trees, growing strong into the next century. Tickets are $750 per person. Formal invitations will be mailed in May. 


The Grand Garden Opening Celebration
Sunday, September 18
This daytime event celebrates the opening of The Grand Garden, a central new attraction for gathering and enjoyment during the Arboretum’s second century. Donors who make gifts of $100 or greater to any centennial fundraising initiative will be invited to join the celebration. Formal invitations will be emailed this summer.