Quilt Exhibition

Saturday, October 8, 2011 by

Friday, July 1 thru Oct 8 / 9am – 4pm daily It’s not too late to see these beautiful quilts.  The exhibit has been extended through October 8, 2011. Klehm Arboretum is proud to host a three month botanical quilt installation Through the Branches – A Quilter’s Perspective.   Don’t miss this exceptional display of birds, flowers, animals and trees depicted in appliqué by Quilt Artist Claire Powers. A collection of 20 quilt pieces of intricate detail with titles like “Every Garden needs a Prince Charming”, “Autumn Nosegay” and “The Case of the Vanishing Vase” will thrill and excite viewers of all ages. There’s also a special quilt garden to accompany the exhibition. For a complete listing of quilt sites visit Northern Illinois Quilt Fest. Members FREE/ Public – included with daily admission...

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Klehm Arboretum Announces Community Trees Program...

Thursday, October 6, 2011 by

New Community Trees Program – A Strong Community Partnership Advocating for Our Trees   Who: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden What: Press Conference for New Community Trees Program Where: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden – 2715 S Main Street in Rockford, IL When: Tuesday, October 18, 2011 10am   Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden will announce its new Community Trees Program with a tree-planting event on Tuesday, October 18th at 10:00am. The press conference will be held outdoors. Transportation from the parking lot will be provided. John Richards, President of the Board for Klehm says, “The program aims to share a vision of a sustainable community sheltered by a vibrant canopy of trees among many civic partners and residents of Rockford.” The program kicks off with the addition of Edith Makra Kusnierz, the Community...

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Autumn @the Arboretum

Sunday, October 2, 2011 by

9am–4pm Save the date and join us for our annual fall festival!  Experience the beauty of fall as we use our entire 155 acre property for family-friendly enjoyment.  October is one of the best times to witness trees with their rich autumn colors.   Enjoy horse-drawn wagon rides, education, entertainment, plus activities geared towards children of all ages. Best of all – everything’s FREE!      ...

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