Ann Stewart & the Banjo Buddies Play Woodsong...

Tuesday, July 5, 2011 by

Ann Stewart & the Banjo Buddies Dixieland Show Band Sunday, July 10th, 2011   Who: Ann Stewart & the Banjo Buddies Dixieland Show Band What: Klehm Woodsong Concert Where: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden – 2715 S Main Street in Rockford, IL When: Sunday, July 10, 2011 Gates Open 4pm & Concert Begins 6pm Tickets: $20 for 16 or older, Kids under 16 FREE For over three decades Ann Stewart & the Banjo Buddies Dixieland Show Band have played everything from Dixieland jazz to swing, blues, big band tunes, and much more from the 20’s through the 40’s. Woodsong concerts are held outdoors on the lawn in Klehm’s magnificent Fountain Garden or indoors in poor weather conditions. Guest shuttle service to and from the parking lot is provided at no charge. Free parking. Bring...

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Klehm is Open & Free July 4th...

Friday, June 24, 2011 by

Klehm is Open and Free on the 4th of July Monday, July 4th 2011 – 9am-4pm   Who: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden What: Open and Admission is FREE When: Monday, July 4th 9am-4pm Where: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden – 2715 S Main Street – Rockford, IL Enjoy a free day with the family Monday, July 4th at Klehm Arboretum. Before the fireworks, come for a summer picnic, playtime in our Children’s Garden and the natural beauty of Klehm.  Ride the Klehm Express through 1.5 miles of gardens and arboretum.  Only five minutes from downtown Rockford, find 155 acres of spectacular gardens and rare trees.  Visit...

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Through the Branches – A Quilters Perspective...

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 by

New Exhibit at Klehm Through the Branches – A Quilters Perspective, by Claire Powers Event Date: Tuesday, June 28, 5:30 – 7:30pm   What: Quilt Exhibition Preview When: Tuesday, June 28, 5:30 – 7:30pm Where: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden (Visitor Center) – 2715 S Main Street – Rockford, IL Cost: Members FREE, guests $3 Overview: Klehm is holding a reception to launch the quilt exhibition Through the Branches – a Quilter’s Perspective. Meet Claire Powers, creator of these quilt masterpieces as she shares her history of quilting.   What: Quilt Exhibition: Through the Branches-a Quilter’s Perspective When: Daily July thru September 2011 Where: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden (Visitor Center) – 2715 S Main Street – Rockford, IL Cost: FREE with Arboretum daily admission fee Admission: Adults $6, seniors 65+/ Students $3, Members and under...

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New Exhibit July, August & September...

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 by

New Exhibit at Klehm Through the Branches – A Quilters Perspective,  by Claire Powers Tuesday, June 28, 5:30 – 7:30pm   What: Quilt Exhibition Preview When: Tuesday, June 28, 5:30 – 7:30pm Where: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden (Visitor Center) – 2715 S Main Street – Rockford, IL Cost: Members FREE, guests $3 Overview: Klehm is holding a reception to launch the quilt exhibition Through the Branches – a Quilter’s Perspective. Meet Claire Powers, creator of these quilt masterpieces as she shares her history of quilting.   What: Quilt Exhibition: Through the Branches-a Quilter’s Perspective When: Daily July thru September 2011 Where: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden (Visitor Center) – 2715 S Main Street – Rockford, IL Cost: FREE with Arboretum daily admission fee Admission: Adults $6, seniors 65+/ Students $3, Members and under 3 –...

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Summer Evenings in the Garden

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 by

Summer Evenings in the Garden Fridays – June, July & August 2011 Who: Klehm Arboretum Invites Everyone What: To Enjoy the natural beauty of gardens & unique tree collections When: Friday Evenings Open until 8pm Where: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden – 2715 S Main Street – Rockford, IL Klehm Arboretum has extended hours on Fridays through August. Come for a warm summer evening strolling the gardens and grounds. Ride the Klehm Express with a friendly volunteer driver. Bring a picnic dinner and your sense of wonder. Just two miles from downtown Rockford, lies 155 acres of spectacular gardens and rare trees.  Featuring over a mile and a half of handicapped-accessible paved path winding through the arboretum, alongside unpaved woody trails. Kids will have fun navigating the maze in the Children’s Garden, and everyone will enjoy the botanic...

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Summer Evenings in the Garden

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 by

Summer Evenings in the Garden Fridays – June, July & August   WHO: Klehm Arboretum Invites Everyone WHAT: To Enjoy the natural beauty of gardens & unique tree collections WHEN: Friday Evenings Open until 8pm WHERE: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden – 2715 S Main Street – Rockford, IL Klehm Arboretum has extended hours on Fridays through August. Come for a warm summer evening strolling the gardens and grounds. Ride the Klehm Express with a friendly volunteer driver.  Bring a picnic dinner and your sense of wonder. Just two miles from downtown Rockford, lies 155 acres of spectacular gardens and rare trees.  Featuring over a mile and a half of handicapped-accessible paved path winding through the arboretum, alongside unpaved woody trails. Kids will have fun navigating the maze in the Children’s Garden, and everyone will enjoy the botanic...

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