Miles Nielsen & The Rusted Hearts...

Sunday, June 16, 2013 by

Sunday, June 16, 2013 Gates open 4pm, Concert starts at 6pm Miles Nielsen’s stirs up his own pop rock brand of Beatles-esque Cosmic Americana. Pop rock arrangements and sunny melodies tucked between a long lost country folk steel guitar floating through speakers around crashing drums, bouncing bass lines and smooth as butter keys. Milesnielsen.com Cost: $10 per person / $5 members / Kids 12+under  FREE...

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Story Time & Fun with Two Toads Environmental Experience...

Saturday, June 15, 2013 by

Saturday, June 15, 2013 10am to 12pm This summer, kids will be captivated as volunteers read from nature themed stories in the Nancy Olson Children’s Garden. Each story will be followed up by a related activity with Jan and Mary from the Two Toads Environmental Experience. The fun can keep going when you pack a picnic lunch for the family.  Klehm has two picnic sites, one in the Children’s Garden. Cost: Included with...

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Garden Fair Vendors

Friday, June 7, 2013 by

Explore gardening and outdoor living at its best…   More than 70 exhibitors selling anything and everything for your garden. At Garden Fair you will find: Acri Company Arte Verde Garden Center & Landscape Co Bella Luna Bakery Bloom & Grow Gardens Blue Sky Distributors Bonsai Club Branching Out Celebrate! Gardens Scenter Square Cobrahead LLC Countryside Crafts Creative Concrete & Landscape Designs by Jeff Didier Greenhouses Dip ‘n Good Dips Elmhurst Farm Filigree Studios Mike Funderburg Antiques Gensler Gardens Go Nuts Gold Canyon Candles Gramma’s Treasures Harlem Heights Creations and Collectables JavaMania Coffee Just Goods Just One More Hosta Kris Kraft Lee’s Leaves Miniature Garden Shoppe Moonwise Herbs & Brooms Nelson’s Flowers & Greenhouses NICOR Route 66 Steel Heart, LTD Uncommon Seed Logan Creek Soap Lustrecraft Tyler’s Landscaping Uncommon USA, Inc Village Green Nursery...

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Garden Fair Facebook Page

Friday, June 7, 2013 by

Garden Fair has a Facebook!  Make sure to “Like” our new Garden Fair page for updates. Garden Fair Facebook...

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Hiking for Hounds

Sunday, June 2, 2013 by

Sunday, June 2, 2013 10am – 2pm It’s time for Klehm’s annual celebration of our best friend – the dog. Bring your canine friends to spend a day enjoying and exploring our entire 155 acres of gardens and grounds. Our Community Dog Walk is meant to be informal and fun so there’s no scheduled programs, but we do have a cause. Visitors are encouraged to offer cash donations to support Kibble Korner, Rockford’s pet food pantry. Kibble Korner has a mission to keep our area’s pets fed and in the homes they know and love. As families struggle with the loss of jobs, your help can make all the difference to sparing children, parents, and the family pet the heartache of separation. Cash donations allow Kibble Korner to purchase pet food at a discount,...

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WCFPD Open House

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 by

Winnebago County Forest Preserve District to Host Welcome Event for Region’s New Environmental Leaders The Winnebago County Forest Preserve District Board of Commissioners is holding an Open House for all environmental partners to meet and greet the recently appointed Executive Directors of seven nature-related organizations serving Winnebago County. The Open House will be held at Klehm Arboretum on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. The organizations and their Executive Directors are: Burpee Museum of Natural History, Maureen Mall Klehm Arboretum, Dan Riggs Natural Land Institute, Kerry Leigh Nicholas Conservatory, Kelly Moore Rock Cut State Park, Melinda Kitchens Winnebago Boone Farm Bureau, Ann Marie Cain Winnebago County Forest Preserve District, Michael Holan Winnebago County Forest Preserve District Board President, Judy Barnard says WCFPD is hosting the networking event because, “This is an unprecedented time in our community as these new leaders take...

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