Wine Tasting & Luminary Walk...

Friday, September 18, 2015 by

Friday, September 18, 2015 7:00pm – 9:00pm First 200 people to register receive a commemorative wine glass. Take a stroll through our illuminated paths while enjoying a twilight wine tasting in the beautiful Fountain Garden.  Twinkling lights, light hors d’oeuvres and live music complete the evening and The Olive Oil Experience will be here providing an array of gourmet oils to sample. Admission: $20 members | $25 non-members Quantity can be changed once added to cart.  No event or raffle tickets will be mailed.   This is a will call event. Raffle Tickets $5 each or 5 for $25 Urban Farm Girl gift basket, Roxy Carmichael gift basket, Elements Salon gift basket, Village Green gift basket, Pinnon’s Meat Market gift certificate, The Olympic Tavern gift certificate, Northwind Perennial Farm gift certificate, Mrs. Fisher’s Potato Chips gift basket,...

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Wood Song Concert: Classical Blast!...

Sunday, August 16, 2015 by

Sunday, August 16, 2015 Doors open at 4:00pm, concert at 6:00pm “Classical Blast! is a unique band dedicated to bringing the classical arts to mainstream rock & pop music. We’re classically trained musicians who love to rock. We believe in the power of the arts — to inspire, to educate, to uplift, to effect change, even to heal. We often use our time to teach or to perform at hospitals to help positively change the energy for those dealing with illness. We also believe music has no boundaries. We apply these concepts to our live shows by performing whatever we enjoy playing. Who says we have to stick with one genre? Our influences have no boundaries. Classical Blast’s style, technique and tools breathe new life into rock music as well as the classics. From...

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Twilight in the Garden

Thursday, August 13, 2015 by

Saturday, August 29, 2015 5:00pm – 10:00pm Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled. Please join us in celebrating great seasonal food and wonderful wine while supporting the programs, collections and education opportunities of Klehm Arboretum. Enjoy an elegant yet relaxed evening in Klehm’s beautiful gardens featuring a five-course meal with wine pairings prepared by Chef Rich Johnson, Hoffman House. 5:00pm Cocktails, Hors d’oerves and Tours 6:30pm Late Summer Feast Dancing to After 5 Jazz Trio til 10:00pm $100 | Person Harvest Menu Butternut Squash Bisque Fruits of the Tree and Garden Greens – a Medley of Julienne Pear, Variety Apples, Cranberries on Spinach and Field Greens, Pecans, Apple Cider Vinaigrette and Spiced Wine Glace Range Free Breast of Chicken with Fresh Herbs – Brined & Garlic, Rosemary, Thyme, Sage and Parsley Marinated Wing on Breast.  With Kale,...

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Maintaining Your Perennial Garden...

Thursday, July 23, 2015 by

Thursday, July 23, 2015 6:00pm – 7:30pm Master Gardener, Michelle Cox, will cover pruning to maintain your perennial garden and keep it looking good all summer long. Introduction to Pruning Perennials Laying out plants Staking Division Why we prune Techniques Tools Benefits Deadheading Let it go to seed? Cutting back Pinching, Thinning, and Deadleafing Members: Free Non-Members: Included with daily admission Registration Name(required) Email(required) Additional guests Thank you for registering. You will not receive a confirmation...

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Wood Song Concert: The Jimmys

Sunday, July 19, 2015 by

Sunday, July 19, 2015 Concert at 6:00pm, directly after Art on the Lawn The Jimmys are a powerhouse, seven-piece band influenced by raw Chicago Blues to second line New Orleans funk. With touring experience throughout the U.S. and Europe, The Jimmys have amassed international acclaim. Members of this band have garnered Wisconsin’s top honors in Blues to Grammy recognition to platinum records! “Guaranteed to make you shake a tail feather!” Concerts are held outdoors on the lawn in Klehm’s magnificent Fountain Garden. Bring a chair, pillow or blanket and a picnic dinner. Held rain or shine and we have a rain site!  Children under 12 are free. Admission: $5 –  includes admission to Art on the Lawn earlier in the day.   Presented by...

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Wood Song Concert: Three Good Men...

Sunday, June 21, 2015 by

Sunday, June 21, 2015 Doors open at 4:00pm, concert at 6:00pm Three Good Men ( 3GM ) is a spinoff version of the widely recognized Northern Illinois favorite, Men of Our Times, in an informal acoustic set. You’re likely to hear some songs you wouldn’t expect along with a bunch that you will recognize.  Three Good Men share a connection to their songs much like the original artists would have and perform them the way they were meant to be remembered. It is a love of the songs themselves, along with the energy obtained from audiences and dance crowds that continue to contribute to their longevity.  They will mix it up, get the party going and keep it going! This is also Father’s Day weekend, why not bring dad out for the party? The Gardens...

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