Press Releases

Summer Evenings in the Garden

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...

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Summer Evenings in the Garden

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...

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Photographing Flowers by Painting with Light

Photographing Flowers by Painting with Light Friday, June 24th Presenter: Photographer, Thomas Brain What: Photographing Flowers by Painting with Light Where: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden – 2715 S Main Street – Rockford IL When: Friday, June 24th, 2011 6-7pm Cost: Klehm Members Free – Public $3 Thomas Brain, photographer and author of Floral Inspirations and Floral & Scripture will share his technique for floral photography using only a flashlight for illumination. A book signing will follow his presentation. To...

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Photographing Flowers by Painting with Light

Photographing Flowers by Painting with Light Friday, June 24th   PRESENTER: Photographer, Thomas Brain WHAT: Photographing Flowers by Painting with Light WHERE: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden  –  2715 S Main Street  –  Rockford IL WHEN: Friday, June 24th, 2011 6-7pm Cost: Klehm Members Free – Public $3 Thomas Brain, photographer and author of Floral Inspirations and Floral & Scripture will share his technique for floral photography using only a flashlight for illumination. A book signing will follow his...

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Ann Stewart & the Banjo Buddies Woodsong Concert

Ann Stewart & the Banjo Buddies Dixieland Show Band Sunday, June 12th Who: Ann Stewart & the Banjo Buddies Dixieland Show Band What: Klehm Woodsong Concert WHERE: Klehm Arboretum and Botanic Garden – 2715 S Main Street – Rockford IL When: Sunday, July 10, 2011 Gates Open 4pm Concert Begins 6pm Tickets: Available online at www.klehm.org , by calling 815-965-8146 or at the gate For over three decades Ann Stewart & the Banjo Buddies Dixieland Show Band have playing everything from Dixieland jazz to swing, blues, big band...

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Ann Stewart & the Banjo Buddies Woodsong Concert

Ann Stewart & the Banjo Buddies Dixieland Show Band Sunday, June 12th   WHO: Ann Stewart & the Banjo Buddies Dixieland Show Band WHAT: Klehm Woodsong Concert WHERE: Klehm Arboretum and Botanic Garden – 2715 S Main Street – Rockford IL WHEN: Sunday, July 10, 2011 Gates Open 4pm Concert Begins 6pm TICKETS: Available online at www.klehm.org , by calling 815-965-8146 or at the gate For over three decades Ann Stewart & the Banjo Buddies Dixieland Show Band have playing everything from Dixieland jazz to swing, blues,...

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Klehm Arboretum To Host Day Trip For Families

Family Day Trip to Dupage Children’s Museum & Morton Arboretum Children’s Garden June 20, 2011 from 8:30am to 5:00pm Contact: Dawn Pfluger, Executive Assistant  –  [email protected]  –  815-965-8146 Released – MAY 14, 2011    Who: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden What: A Family Bus Trip to DuPage Children’s Museum and Morton Arboretum.  Price includes motor coach transportation from Klehm Arboretum, admission fees and snacks and drinks en route.  Children must be at least 4 years. When: Monday, June 20,...

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Garlic Mustard Pull at Klehm

Klehm Arboretum 2nd Annual Garlic Mustard Pull May 14, 2011 9am-12pm To register call (815) 965-8146 Released – May 5, 2011   On Saturday, May 14 from 9am-noon the community is invited to Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden to be a part of a fun service project to help control the spread of garlic mustard at Klehm. A brief training will begin at 9am and then groups will spread out throughout specifically designated areas of the Arboretum. Watch the challenge between The Winnebago County Forest Preserve Commissioners and the Klehm Board...

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Klehm Launches New Shuttle

Please join Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden as we launch our new shuttle, The Klehm Express.   Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 – 10am   We hope you join us as we debut the new electric passenger shuttle, the Klehm Express, in our Fountain Garden. Admission is free.  Beginning in June, visitors will be able to tour the gardens in the comfort of a 10 passenger open-air shuttle. Tours are 30 minutes in length and include seasonal highlights of the gardens and Klehm’s unique tree collections. The shuttle was funded through...

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Klehm Arboretum & Harris Bank Announce Garden Fair 2011

We are pleased to present the 18th annual Garden Fair ROCKFORD –APRIL 8, 2011– JANE SNIVELY If you sell outdoor living or garden-related items we invite you to participate in Klehm Arboretum’s Garden Fair, the region’s largest outdoor living marketplace. Vendor applications are now being accepted. Held on the beautiful grounds of Klehm Arboretum Garden Fair is always held on the first weekend in June, over 5,000 shoppers attend each year to shop for flowers, shrubs, tools, and other garden –related items. To download a vendor application...

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