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September 2017

Prairie Ethnobotany Class

September 20, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens, 450 West 100 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

People have valued the tallgrass prairie as a grocery store, pharmacy, and art supply shop throughout history. Its plants are the source for everything from love charms to brooms, and have sparked superstitions and folklore. Come walk the prairie and see its autumn treasures. The class will meet in the Depot. This is an outdoor class. Please dress appropriately and bring a water bottle. Author, compiler and contributor to over 20 books, Cindy Crosby will be instructing the class. Cost:…

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Invasive Removal Day

September 21, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens, 450 West 100 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

Join our Stewardship Team for a morning of invasive removal. By removing invasive species, we give our native forest plants a chance to grow in their native ecosystem. We will provide any necessary tools. Please bring sunscreen, bug spray and water. Free admission to volunteers that register. Sign up by emailing ekapitan@taltree.org.

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Catch & Release Fishing

September 23, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens, 450 West 100 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

Join us for a special catch and release fishing day at our north pond. Families have caught numerous bluegill and even a rock bass! Bring your own equipment and remember to release your fish back into the pond please. Fishing is free with admission.  

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Chickens of Taltree

September 30, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens, 450 West 100 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

Learn about the variety of chickens that call Taltree home. Located in the Children’s Adventure Garden. Free with admission.  

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October 2017

Trail of Scarecrows

October 1, 2017 - October 31, 2017
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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Bulb Sales

October 1, 2017
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An event every 1 day(s) that begins at 2017-10-01 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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Bulb Sales

October 7, 2017
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An event every 1 day(s) that begins at 2017-10-07 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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Hayride Saturday

October 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 28, 2017
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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Pet Costume Parade!

October 7, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens, 450 West 100 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

Bring your pooch out in their best Halloween costume for a short parade. Visitors will meet in front of the Depot. Participation is free with admission. Bella and Jaxon loved their Halloween costumes last year!  

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Bulb Sales

October 8, 2017
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An event every 1 day(s) that begins at 2017-10-08 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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