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August 2014
$50/group

Campfire Rentals

August 29 - November 1

Available every night of the week. Staff will tend the fire to create a hassle-free experience. Roasting sticks and some seating provided. Campfire rental is $50 per group. Group maximum 30 people.

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September 2014
Free to participate

Trail of Scarecrows Contest 2014

September 1 - November 1
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens,
450 West 100 North Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

Choose a story. Build a story scarecrow. Write an essay about how your scarecrow represents the story and/or character chosen. Prizes awarded!

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Free to participate

White Ripple Gallery @ Taltree Opening Reception

September 2 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens,
450 West 100 North Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

New collaboration with White Ripple Gallery & Co. of Hammond brings fall-inspired artwork to Taltree! The exhibit features paintings of Taltree, fine jewelry and sculptures. White Ripple Gallery at Taltree Arboretum & Gardens will offer a rotating themed exhibition every two months.

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Member & non-member fees apply

Night Hikes

September 17 @ 8:00 pm - October 31 @ 9:00 pm CST
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens,
450 West 100 North Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

Come see nature at night! These night hikes are a great way to see the stars and learn about how elusive nocturnal wildlife can be.

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$20 Members/$25 Non-members

Indiana University’s Another Round – A Capella concert

September 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm CST
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens,
450 West 100 North Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

Our concert season comes to a close with Another Round, Indiana University’s hit a cappella group. Following in the footsteps of Straight No Chaser, Another Round has played to sold-out crowds throughout the Midwest.

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Free - Members Only

Member Hikes

September 27 - November 8
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens,
450 West 100 North Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

These free member hikes will provide a great introduction to all Taltree has to offer during the changing seasons.

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$15 Members/$17 Non-Members

Preparing Roses for Winter

September 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm CST
Taltree office & classroom,
71 North 500 West Valparaiso, 46385 United States

Learn what to plant in your greenhouses, how to overwinter roses and how prune to reduce pest damage.

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October 2014
Free with admission

The Haunted Railroad & Fall Festival

October 1 - 31

Held the entire month of October, The Haunted Railroad & Fall Festival is sure to be a spooky good time. This family friendly event kicks off with a Halloween railway garden of skeleton conductors, ghost passengers, spiders and haunted houses all month long.

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Free with admission

Fall Fungi Hike

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens,
450 West 100 North Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

Explore the beautiful world of fungi! Hike will encompass the Woodlands area along Cardinal Trail. Led by one of our experienced trained naturalists.

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$50 Members/$55 Non-Members

Art in Nature-Oil Painting

October 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST

This oil painting class will teach you how to use oil paints with the natural landscape of Heron Pond and Heron Trail as your inspiration. All supplies are included in the cost.

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