Klehm Family Days 1: Conifers

Saturday, December 8, 2012 by

Saturday, December 8, 2012 10am – 3pm This winter, families are invited to engage with nature at Klehm. On the second Saturday of each month, Klehm will offer themed activities for kids of all ages. Your family will find fun ways to learn about nature outdoors through hikes, scavenger hunts and guided tours. After some exploring, warm up in the Visitors Center Gallery with hot drinks and cookies. Kids can continue learning by making a take home craft. Plus, everyone will enjoy watching birds as they come to feed just outside the Visitor Center Gallery windows. On December 8th, discover the difference between evergreen and deciduous conifers. Families can check out a “Cones Galore” backpack tour and when they return, kids can make pine cone bird feeders. Cost: free for Klehm members and $10...

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Donation Day

Tuesday, December 4, 2012 by

Tuesday, December 4, 2012 9:00am – 4:00pm Donation Day is the first Tuesday of every month. Bring your friends and family to enjoy the beauty of winter. We have two miles of paved paths which we plow in the winter and over 2.5 miles of unpaved, woody trails. Friendly, leashed dogs are welcome. Admission is free and donations of any amount are encouraged. Your support makes a...

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Self-Guided Tours

Saturday, December 1, 2012 by

All year long it’s easy to enjoy Klehm while walking on our cleared and paved East Loop path and traversing our woodland trails that are great for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Don’t forget… your canine friends are welcome, too. Visitors taking self-guided tours are invited to enjoy walking tours through our gardens and arboretum. Pick up a trail guide at the Visitors Center. Explore 1.5 miles of paved paths in two loops and 2.5 miles of unpaved trails leading you through the heart of the Arboretum.  A leisurely walk takes approximately 1-1/2 hours.   Please note: reciprocal garden free admission is only honored for self-guided tours, non-group tours. Free with Admission.   Spring, Summer & Fall The East Loop The East Loop contains garden collections including a Hosta Garden,Peony Garden, Rhododendron & Azalea Garden, Wildflower...

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Klehm Closed November 22 & 23...

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by

Klehm Arboretum will be closed Thursday, November 22 through Friday, November 23.  We will reopen Saturday, November 24.  We hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday weekend.   Klehm will also close on the following days: December 24 & 25 December 31 & January 1 Otherwise, we are open daily from 9am to 4pm.  We hope to see you soon enjoying the beauty of late fall and early...

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Winter Hours at Klehm

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by

Open Daily 9am-4pm This winter Klehm is open seven days a week! Our Donation Days will continue to be the first Tuesday of every month, and we’ll have other great events to keep you coming. All winter long it’s easy to enjoy Klehm while walking on our cleared and paved East Loop path and traversing our woodland trails that are great for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Don’t forget… your canine friends are welcome, too. Plus, we have a new series of programs, “Family Days at Klehm.” Families are invited to engage with nature at Klehm. On the second Saturday of each month, Klehm will offer themed activities for kids of all ages. After some exploring, warm up in the Visitors Center Gallery with hot drinks and cookies. Kids can continue learning by making a...

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Guided Bird Walk

Saturday, November 10, 2012 by

Saturday, November 10, 2012 9am-12pm Join the Sinnissippi Audubon Society for a guided bird hike through the arboretum. Their members will use sight and sounds to identify the many birds at Klehm. Everyone is invited to participate. No registration required. If 9 am is too early, late comers are welcome to catch up with the group. The walk is included with general admission. FREE to Klehm members and Audubon Society...

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