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October 2017

Trail of Scarecrows

October 1 - October 31
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens,
450 West 100 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

This popular annual exhibit features scarecrows designed & built by students based on a character from a book. Taltree guests vote on their favorite & a winner is chosen at the end of the month. Exhibit is free with admission.   “Trail of Scarecrows is a great way for young people to get involved in a hands-on project that brings books to life while supporting environmental stewardship in their community,” said Programs Manager Ellen Kapitan. “Many past participants brought their…

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Group Bonfire & Night Hike

October 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens,
450 West 100 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

Cozy up around Taltree's bonfire ring and spend a fun evening with your group around a crackling bonfire. Throughout the night, explore the arboretum in the dark with a Taltree Naturalist on a 30 minute night hike. Each bonfire site accommodates up to 30 people. Groups can bring their own food and drink, but no alcohol. Bonfire site must be reserved in advance. $75 per group Available "Friday the 13th", Oct. 13th and Oct. 27th from 6-8pm. Call 219-462-0025 or email…

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Bulb Sales

October 28
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Taltree Arboretum & Gardens,
450 West 100 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

Taltree will be selling bulbs on the weekends at the Depot to raise funds for Taltree. Select from crocus, tulips, daffodils, & fun fritillaria to enhance your home garden.  

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Hayride Saturday

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Taltree Arboretum & Gardens,
450 West 100 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

Visit Taltree for fall fun! Enjoy the Railway Garden decorated with a Halloween theme or take a hayride around Taltree's property. Hayrides are offered every Saturday in October from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Advance registration is not necessary. Purchase tickets at the Depot. Cost: $3 per person

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Bulb Sales

October 29
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An event every 1 day(s) that begins at 2017-10-29 08:00 am and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 29, 2017
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens,
450 West 100 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

Taltree will be selling bulbs on the weekends at the Depot to raise funds for Taltree. Select from crocus, tulips, daffodils, & fun fritillaria to enhance your home garden.  

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November 2017

Living Wreath Class

November 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens,
450 West 100 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

Create an all-season wreath made with living materials including unique succulents. These hearty plants will last all season & beyond. All supplies are included with the price and participants will leave with a completed, decorative wreath. Located in Classroom. Cost: $49 for members/ $55 for nonmembers  

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Living Wreath Class

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

Create an all-season wreath made with living materials including unique succulents. These hearty plants will last all season & beyond. All supplies are included with the price and participants will leave with a completed, decorative wreath. Located in Classroom. Cost: $49 for members/ $55 for nonmembers

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Native Landscaping Class

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

November is a great time to start planning your gardens. Learn about plants that will give interest to your garden through the season, the importance of native plants and their benefits to wildlife and popular plants to avoid. Located in the Depot. Save The Dunes has provided the community with a Native Gardening Guide for dunes communities that can be used as a spectacular reference. Cost: $10 for members/$15 for nonmembers  

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Veterans Day

November 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens,
450 West 100 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

Free admission for active military and veterans

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Wire Wrapped Jewelry Class

November 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens,
450 West 100 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

Have you always wanted to learn how to wire wrap? Jayde McAloon, owner of Pieces of Jayde Fine Art Wire Jewelry, is coming to Taltree! All jewelry making supplies are included in fee. Beach glass pieces will be offered or bring your own specimen to wrap! All participants will leave with a wrapped piece to wear or give as a gift. Register by Friday, November 3 Cost: Members $30 Nonmembers $35

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