Press Releases

Klehm Arboretum Announces Community Trees Program

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...

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Autumn @the Arboretum – Free Fall Festival

Autumn @the Arboretum Sunday, October 2, 2011   Who: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden What: Autumn @the Arboretum Where: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden – 2715 S Main Street in Rockford, IL When: Sunday, October 2, 2011 9am-4pm Cost: FREE Admission Klehm welcomes you to our annual fall festival. October is one of the best times to witness trees with their rich autumn colors. Experience the beauty of fall as we use our entire 155 acre property for family-friendly enjoyment. The day’s activities include: Music for Kids...

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Autumn@Arboretum Sunday, Oct 2nd

Autumn @the Arboretum Sunday, October 2, 2011   Who: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden What: Autumn @the Arboretum Where: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden – 2715 S Main Street in Rockford, IL When: Sunday, October 2, 2011 9am-4pm Cost: FREE Admission On Sunday, October 2 from 9am – 4pm come out to Klehm Arboretum for Autumn @the Arboretum. Experience the beauty of Fall as we use our entire 155 acre property for family-friendly enjoyment. The day is full of activities: Face Painting, a Northern Illinois Raptors...

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August 14th Saturday June Band Plays Woodsong

Saturday June Band Sunday, August 14th 2011   Who: Saturday June Band What: Klehm Woodsong Concert Where: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden – 2715 S Main Street in Rockford, IL When: Sunday, August 14, 2011 Gates Open 4pm & Concert Begins 6pm Tickets: $20 for 16 or older, Kids under 16 FREE The Saturday June Band plays rock favorites from Classic to Contemporary and has performed at Navy Pier and Chicagofest. The band plays with an infectious enthusiasm that draws in the listener and makes you want to get out there and dance...

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Saturday June Band Rocks Woodsong

Saturday June Band Sunday, August 14th 2011   Who: Saturday June Band What: Klehm Woodsong Concert Where: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden – 2715 S Main Street in Rockford, IL When: Sunday, August 14, 2011 Gates Open 4pm & Concert Begins 6pm Tickets: $20 for 16 or older, Kids under 16 FREE   The Saturday June Band plays rock favorites from Classic to Contmeporary and has performed at Navy Pier and Chicagofest. The band plays with an infectious enthusiasm that draws in the listener and makes you want to get out there...

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The Trees of Klehm

The Trees of Klehm Garden Party & Tree Auction Friday, July 22, 2011   What: The Trees of Klehm When: Friday, July 22, 2011 Program: doors open 6:00p.m. | live auction 7:15p.m. | silent auction until 8:30p.m. Where: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden – 2715 S Main Street Rockford, IL Cost: $75 Individual | $600 Reserved Tables of Eight The casually elegant outdoor party of the year, Trees of Klehm is the garden’s 3rd annual plant and tree auction. Dine on delicious hors d’ouevres, enjoy cocktails, and live...

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Ann Stewart & the Banjo Buddies Play Woodsong

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...

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Klehm is Open & Free July 4th

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....

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Through the Branches – A Quilters Perspective

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...

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New Exhibit July, August & September

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...

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