October 2014

Thu 2 Oct

Breweries pour seasonally selected beers at this evening tasting.

Autumn Brews
Sat 4 Oct

Join us on the first Saturday of each month for a free morning photo walk.

PHOTO: Monthly photo walk
Sat 4 Oct

Noted chefs prepare recipes in the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden’s open-air amphitheater.

PHOTO: Garden Chef Series
Sun 5 Oct

Noted chefs prepare recipes in the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden’s open-air amphitheater.

PHOTO: Garden Chef Series
Sun 5 Oct

Patrice Michaels, soprano, with piano & cello

Patrice Michaels
Fri 10 Oct

Preview bulb shopping for members only

PHOTO: Fall Bulb Sale
Fri 10 Oct

Enjoy family activities and shop from more than 200 varieties of daffodils, tulips, alliums, and other specialty bulbs.

Fall Bulb Festival
Sat 11 Oct

Tabletop displays, from the rarest of species to cultivated hybrids, will be artistically arranged.

PHOTO: Orchid Show
Sat 11 Oct

Representatives from SavATree answer your tree questions in the Krasberg Rose Garden. A tree walk follows at 1 p.m.

 Ask the Arborist
Sat 11 Oct

Enjoy family activities and shop from more than 200 varieties of daffodils, tulips, alliums, and other specialty bulbs.

Fall Bulb Festival
Sat 11 Oct

Noted chefs prepare recipes in the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden’s open-air amphitheater.

PHOTO: Garden Chef Series
Sun 12 Oct

Tabletop displays, from the rarest of species to cultivated hybrids, will be artistically arranged.

PHOTO: Orchid Show
Sun 12 Oct

Enjoy family activities and shop from more than 200 varieties of daffodils, tulips, alliums, and other specialty bulbs.

Fall Bulb Festival
Sun 12 Oct

Celebrate the Jewish harvest holiday Sukkot with arts and crafts activities to decorate the sukkah.

PHOTO: Sukkot Family Activities
Sun 12 Oct

Noted chefs prepare recipes in the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden’s open-air amphitheater.

PHOTO: Garden Chef Series
Mon 13 Oct

Your child might have a day off of school, but it is a day “on” at the Garden!

School Day Off Camp
Wed 15 Oct

Get practical suggestions from experts for creating landscapes that will survive and thrive.

Thu 16 Oct

Japanese garden experts and devotees will convene at the North American Japanese Garden Association’s (NAJGA) biennial conference.

NAJGA meeting
Thu 16 Oct

Members are invited to a special travel presentation about the upcoming member tour of the Gardens of Italy, September 15 – 25, 2015.

Gardens of Italy
Fri 17 Oct

Japanese garden experts and devotees will convene at the North American Japanese Garden Association’s (NAJGA) biennial conference.

NAJGA meeting
Sat 18 Oct

Japanese garden experts and devotees will convene at the North American Japanese Garden Association’s (NAJGA) biennial conference.

NAJGA meeting
Sat 18 Oct

Hear the story of the Three Sisters (corn, bean, & squash), create a delicious dried bean soup jar to enjoy at home and investigate why popcorn pops and taste the results!

Weekend Family Class
Sat 18 Oct

Enjoy tastings and information on growing fruit. See apples turned into cider.

PHOTO: Midwest Fruit Explorers
Sat 18 Oct

Features many varieties of unique and easy-to-grow daffodils.

PHOTO: Daffodil Bulb Sale
Sat 18 Oct

A wide variety of lily bulbs will be available for purchase.

PHOTO: Lily Bulb Sale
Sat 18 Oct

Enjoy a frightfully good time in the Model Railroad Garden!

Trains, Tricks, & Treats
Sat 18 Oct

Cleverly costumed canines march the parade route to celebrate Halloween.

Spooky Pooch Parade
Sun 19 Oct

The Chicago Botanic Garden welcomes local, sustainable farmers and producers to this public farmers' market. 

PHOTO: Farmers' Market
Sun 19 Oct

Enjoy tastings and information on growing fruit. See apples turned into cider.

PHOTO: Midwest Fruit Explorers
Sun 19 Oct

A wide variety of lily bulbs will be available for purchase.

PHOTO: Lily Bulb Sale
Sun 19 Oct

Enjoy a frightfully good time in the Model Railroad Garden!

Trains, Tricks, & Treats
Sat 25 Oct

A Garden of Good…and Evil
Celebrate Halloween, if you dare, at the Chicago Botanic Garden!

Hallowfest
Sun 26 Oct

Celebrate Halloween, if you dare, at the Garden!

Hallowfest

October 2014