Upcoming Events

Neighborhood Naturalist Program

Neighborhood Naturalist Program

Saturday, July 23, 2016 9:00am –  12:00pm This course strives to expose participants to nature in its urban forms and to provide guidance on identifying local plants and animals while encouraging the development of more natural spaces, working with nature in our urban setting and sharing this information with others. Ages 5 – Adult Saturday, July 23 – Trees and water in an urban landscape Bring: Notebook Dress: Appropriately...

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Young Explorers – Migration Station

Young Explorers – Migration Station

Tuesday, July 26th 2016 9:00am – 11:30am Young Explorers features fun, interactive and educational activities designed to celebrate nature while exploring the beautiful grounds at Klehm Arboretum. Open to all kids ages 6 – 12, the weekly sessions are led by U of I Extension staff with help from Master Gardener, Master Naturalist and Klehm Arboretum volunteers. Classes will meet on Tuesday mornings in June and July from 9...

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Donation Day

Donation Day

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 9:00am – 8:00pm Admission to Klehm is free the first Tuesday of every month. This is our invitation to check out the grounds with friends, family, and fellow community members. Our 1.8 mile paved path is ideal for walking and friendly, leashed dogs are welcome. Enjoy our park-like atmosphere with manicured gardens. We have 155 acres to share with you!     .  ...

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Woodsong Concert: The Jimmys

Woodsong Concert: The Jimmys

Sunday, August 21, 2016 Gates open at 4pm, concert at 6pm With a mix of blues, soul, R&B and gospel, THE JIMMYS bring a fresh new sound to the blues world. THE JIMMYS are what you get when you combine (A) the seasoned keyboard/Hammond organ talents of Jimmy Voegeli, long time member of Westside Andy/Mel Ford Band, (B) the drummer from The Georgia Satellites, (C) the four-piece horn section...

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Autumn @ the Arboretum

Autumn @ the Arboretum

Sunday, October 2, 2016 9:00am – 4:00pm Join us for our annual fall festival! Experience the beauty of fall as we use our entire 155 acre property for family-friendly fun. October is one of the best times to witness trees with their rich autumn colors. Build a scarecrow, enjoy horse-drawn wagon rides, make a fall craft to take home, and enjoy entertainment and activities for kids of all ages....

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Hot Diggity Dog Festival

Hot Diggity Dog Festival

Sunday, October 16, 2016 10:00am – 3:00pm If you thought last year’s ‘Hiking for Hounds’ was a fun, you won’t want to miss this year’s dog-centric event!  We have added a lot of new features to the regular line-up of vendors and dog adoption groups, including; live music, demonstrations by dog trainers, kids craft activities, best trick contest and more.  Plus, for every dog adopted at the festival you...

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