Events

Perennial Partner Recognition Week

Morton Arboretum members with 10 or more consecutive years of membership are invited to the annual Perennial Partners Recognition Week from Sunday, June 12 to Friday, June 17, 2022.

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Welcome back, Perennial Partners!

Mark your calendars for Perennial Partner Recognition Week, 2022.

Sunday, June 12 through Friday, June 17, 2022
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily

If you have supported the Arboretum as a member for more than 10 consecutive years, you are recognized as a Perennial Partner. The Arboretum celebrates its Perennial Partners annually with a special week dedicated to expressing thanks. Arboretum staff and supporters are particularly excited to be able to welcome Perennial Partners to celebrate on-site again.

During the week, Perennial Partners are invited to come to the Arboretum to enjoy a range of exclusive benefits. Each day of the event, Perennial Partners will be invited to enjoy:

  • Free coffee, tea, or iced tea,
  • Automatic entry in a drawing for Arboretum prizes each day you attend,
  • 10% off in the Ginkgo Cafe daily (when you show your Perennial Partner Punch Card),
  • Additional 10% off in the Arboretum Store on any one day of your choosing during the week, and,
  • Two free glasses of wine per household, redeemable between 12:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. on any day during the week.

 

Schedule of Events

Sunday, June 12 from 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Prairie Open House, Prairie Visitor Center
Celebrate the Arboretum Prairie’s 60th anniversary with expert docents at a hands-on booth in the Prairie Visitor Center and outdoors in the Prairie itself.

 

Monday, June 13 at 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m.
East Side Acorn Express Tram Tours, departing from Arbor Court

 

Tuesday, June 14 at 9:00 a.m., 10:00, a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m.
West Side Acorn Express Tram Tours, departing from Arbor Court

 

Tuesday, June 14 at 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m.
Introduction to the Prairie Presentation, Sycamore Room
Learn all about the Arboretum’s Prairie in this fun and informative seated presentation.

 

Wednesday, June 15 at 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m.
East Side Acorn Express Tram Tours, departing from Arbor Court

 

Thursday, June 16 at 9:00 a.m., 10:00, a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m.
West Side Acorn Express Tram Tours, departing from Arbor Court

 

Thursday, June 16 from 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Meet the Experts Open House, Sycamore Room
Meet experts from The Morton Arboretum’s science, conservation, plant clinic, and 1922 Legacy Giving teams in an open house format.

 

Friday, June 17 at 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m.
East Side Acorn Express Tram Tours, departing from Arbor Court

 

 

Registration begins at 8 a.m. the day of the event and may be subject to capacity limits. Registration is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

All events are subject to change, cancellation, or postponement.

Help ensure a future where trees and people thrive. In honor of the Arboretum’s centennial year we invite you to become a cherished member of the 1922 Legacy Society by including the Arboretum in your will, trust, or other estate plans. Your legacy gift ensures the Arboretum’s mission and programs will continue for generations to come.

To learn more about making a gift in your will or estate plans, or to let us know about your estate gift intentions, contact Jessica Anderson, Major and Planned Giving Officer, janderson@mortonarb.org or (630) 725-2146.

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