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August 2016

Mon 1 Aug

Carillonneur Ellen Dickinson

PHOTO: Carillon Concert
Tue 2 Aug

Callaloo

Callaloo
Wed 3 Aug

Duke Otherwise

Duke Otherwise
Thu 4 Aug

A National Park Service Ranger for the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore shares information about local National Parks.

Meet the Ranger
Thu 4 Aug

Bopology

PHOTO: Bopology
Sat 6 Aug

Bring a picnic dinner and spend an evening here! Explore the collection of sculptures hidden throughout the Garden and create your own sculpture using natural materials.

Nature Nights: Sculpture Scavenger Hunt
Sun 7 Aug

Drop by the Elizabeth Hubert Malott Japanese Garden for hands-on activities related to Japanese arts and culture.

PHOTO: Japanese Garden Family Sundays
Sun 7 Aug

Join us for a new series of family-friendly mini-fests…featuring the 2016 Herb of the Year, peppers!

Pepper Sundays
Mon 8 Aug

Carillonneur Joey Brink

PHOTO: Carillon Concert
Tue 9 Aug

Hunter Chase

Hunter Chase
Tue 9 Aug

Second Time Around

Second Time Around
Wed 10 Aug

The Exceptionals* (a concert to accommodate children with sensory differences) All children welcome

The Exceptionals
Thu 11 Aug

Cuban Essence

Cuban Essence
Sat 13 Aug

Enjoy a morning exploring and learning about the birds that frequent the various habitats of the Garden.

PHOTO: Fall Bird Walk
Mon 15 Aug

Carillonneur Sally Harwood

PHOTO: Carillon Concert
Tue 16 Aug

Leah Shoshanah

Tuesday Morning Music
Tue 16 Aug

Recession Seven

Recession Seven
Wed 17 Aug

Join farmers, food artisans, and makers of wine, beer, and spirits for a one-of-a-kind meal.

Farm Dinner
Wed 17 Aug

Leonardo and the Makin’ Waves Band

Leonardo and the Makin’ Waves Band
Thu 18 Aug

Grupo Cha Cha

Grupo Cha Cha
Sat 20 Aug

Special discounts for new members on tram tours, Garden View Café purchases, classes, and more.

PHOTO: Tram Tour
Sat 20 Aug

Kids of all ages can celebrate summer by making a paper fan, kite, and more!

PHOTO: Japanese Garden Summer Festival
Sat 20 Aug

Bring a picnic dinner and spend an evening here! Explore the collection of sculptures hidden throughout the Garden and create your own sculpture using natural materials.

Nature Nights: Sculpture Scavenger Hunt
Sun 21 Aug

Kids of all ages can celebrate summer by making a paper fan, kite, and more!

PHOTO: Japanese Garden Summer Festival
Mon 22 Aug

Carillonneur Hunter Chase

PHOTO: Carillon Concert
Tue 23 Aug

Common Knowledge

Common Knowledge
Tue 23 Aug

Cowboy Jukebox

Cowboy Jukebox
Wed 24 Aug

ScribbleMonster

ScribbleMonster
Thu 25 Aug

The Chicago Cossacks

The Chicago Cossacks
Sun 28 Aug

Bicyclists of all ages can ride the full perimeter of the Garden and end with a finish-line celebration!

Bike the Botanic Garden
Sun 28 Aug

Join American Craft Exposition artists, Roberta and David Williamson, for a free lecture.

Special ACE Artist Lecture
Mon 29 Aug

Carillonneur Kimberly Schafer

PHOTO: Carillon Concert
Tue 30 Aug

Chicago Bassoon Quartet

Chicago Bassoon Quartet
Tue 30 Aug

Kimberly Gordon Big Band

Kimberly Gordon Big Band
Wed 31 Aug

Wendy & DB and the Band

Wendy & DB and the band

August 2016