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October 2016

Sat 1 Oct

Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging, originated with Ikenobo in Kyoto, Japan, as a Buddhist floral offering.

Ikenobo Ikebana Chicago Chapter Show
Sat 1 Oct

Join us this fall at the Regenstein Learning Campus for fun, hands-on activities for families and children.

Family Drop-In Activities
Sat 1 Oct

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

Garden Chef Series
Sun 2 Oct

Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging, originated with Ikenobo in Kyoto, Japan, as a Buddhist floral offering.

Ikenobo Ikebana Chicago Chapter Show
Sun 2 Oct

Join us this fall at the Regenstein Learning Campus for fun, hands-on activities for families and children.

Family Drop-In Activities
Sun 2 Oct

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

Garden Chef Series
Fri 7 Oct

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

Fall Bulb Festival
Sat 8 Oct

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

Ask the Arborist
Sat 8 Oct

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

PHOTO: Orchid Show
Sat 8 Oct

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

Fall Bulb Festival
Sat 8 Oct

Join us this fall at the Regenstein Learning Campus for fun, hands-on activities for families and children.

Family Drop-In Activities
Sat 8 Oct

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

Garden Chef Series
Sun 9 Oct

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

PHOTO: Orchid Show
Sun 9 Oct

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

Fall Bulb Festival
Sun 9 Oct

Join us this fall at the Regenstein Learning Campus for fun, hands-on activities for families and children.

Family Drop-In Activities
Sun 9 Oct

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

Garden Chef Series
Mon 10 Oct

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

School Day-off Camp
Thu 13 Oct

Breweries pour seasonally selected beers at this evening tasting.

Autumn Brews
Thu 13 Oct

John Splithoff continues our indie concert series.

John Splithoff
Sat 15 Oct

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

PHOTO: Midwest Fruit Explorers
Sat 15 Oct

The sale features many varieties of unique and easy-to-grow daffodils.

PHOTO: Daffodil Bulb Sale
Sat 15 Oct

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

PHOTO: Lily Bulb Sale
Sat 15 Oct

Join us this fall at the Regenstein Learning Campus for fun, hands-on activities for families and children.

Family Drop-In Activities
Sun 16 Oct

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

PHOTO: Midwest Fruit Explorers
Sun 16 Oct

The sale features many varieties of unique and easy-to-grow daffodils.

PHOTO: Daffodil Bulb Sale
Sun 16 Oct

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

PHOTO: Lily Bulb Sale
Sun 16 Oct

Join us this fall at the Regenstein Learning Campus for fun, hands-on activities for families and children.

Family Drop-In Activities
Sun 16 Oct

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

PHOTO: Sukkot Family Activities
Tue 18 Oct

Learn how to preserve nature by creating beautiful dried floral arrangements, bouquets, and wreaths.

Roadside Flower Sale Workshops
Wed 19 Oct

Learn how to preserve nature by creating beautiful dried floral arrangements, bouquets, and wreaths.

Roadside Flower Sale Workshops
Thu 20 Oct

New Halloween event! More than 1,000 hand-carved, real pumpkins—some as large as 150 pounds—will light up the night.

Night of 1,000 Jack-o’-Lanterns
Thu 20 Oct

"The Power of Education" Lecture at Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival

Ruby Bridges
Fri 21 Oct

Shop for one-of-a-kind, handmade items at this sale of natural plant and dried floral arrangements and more.

Roadside Flower Sale
Fri 21 Oct

New Halloween event! More than 1,000 hand-carved, real pumpkins—some as large as 150 pounds—will light up the night.

Night of 1,000 Jack-o’-Lanterns
Sat 22 Oct

Shop for one-of-a-kind, handmade items at this sale of natural plant and dried floral arrangements and more.

Roadside Flower Sale
Sat 22 Oct

Join us this fall at the Regenstein Learning Campus for fun, hands-on activities for families and children.

Family Drop-In Activities
Sat 22 Oct

New Halloween event! More than 1,000 hand-carved, real pumpkins—some as large as 150 pounds—will light up the night.

Night of 1,000 Jack-o’-Lanterns
Sun 23 Oct

Shop for one-of-a-kind, handmade items at this sale of natural plant and dried floral arrangements and more.

Roadside Flower Sale
Sun 23 Oct

Join us this fall at the Regenstein Learning Campus for fun, hands-on activities for families and children.

Family Drop-In Activities
Sun 23 Oct

New Halloween event! More than 1,000 hand-carved, real pumpkins—some as large as 150 pounds—will light up the night.

Night of 1,000 Jack-o’-Lanterns
Sat 29 Oct

Enjoy a frightfully good time in the Model Railroad Garden!

Trains, Tricks, & Treats
Sat 29 Oct

Cleverly costumed canines march the parade route to celebrate Halloween.

Spooky Pooch Parade
Sun 30 Oct

Enjoy a frightfully good time in the Model Railroad Garden!

Trains, Tricks, & Treats

October 2016