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Taltree Arboretum & Gardens

Address

450 W. 100 North, Valparaiso, IN 46385-9231

Contact

Phone: (219) 462-0025

Alt Phone: (219) 742-2571

Fax: (219) 462-0848

About

Taltree Arboretum & Gardens is a dog-friendly oak preserve of formal gardens, woodlands, wetlands, and prairies that offers a variety of events, classes and exhibits year-round.

Events:

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Taltree Railway Garden

Dates: April 01 - October 31, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (CT)

Featuring dwarf plants and model steam engine trains, the exhibit showcases the impact steam engine trains had on early 19th century US railroads. Check the website for special events.

 

 

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Acorn Concert Series - The Steepwater Band & JJ & Dre

Date: Saturday, June 10
7:00 - 10:00 p.m. (CT)

Sharing shows with music legends such as Buddy Guy, Cheap Trick, and Heart, The Steepwater Band headlines this outdoor rock and blues concert on Taltree's beautiful stage. Formed in 1998, The Steepwater Band favors British blues, Psychedelia, Americana, Jazz, and Rock & Roll. JJ & Dre, a Chicago Rock & Roll band with Midwest soul, will get the party started before headliner takes the stage. Craft beer, wine, and local food favorites will be available to purchaseduring the concert. Bring lawn chairs. This is a family-friendly event. Smoking and outside beverages are prohibited.

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Cinderella Ball

Date: Saturday, June 17
4:00 - 6:00 p.m. (CT)

This princess-themed father-daughter dance features a horse-drawn carriage, delicate hors d' oeuvres and dances with dad sure to make your daughter feel like royalty.

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Date Knight

Date: Friday, June 23
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. (CT)

So there is the Cinderella Ball, a dance for the fathers and daughters. Now there will be Date Knight, a dance for the mothers and sons. Come join in the medieval adventure.

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Acorn Concert Series - The Black Lillies and the Way Down Wanderers

Date: Saturday, July 08
7:00 - 10:00 p.m. (CT)

Named as one of Rolling Stones Magazine's "10 Artists You Need to Know", The Black Lillies an award-winning blend of country, alt-rock, neo-folk, and mountain music. According to Rolling Stone Magazine, "No independent band has played the Grand Ole Opry more often than the Black Lillies" Opening for The Black Lillies is The Way Down Wanderers. This Americana group formed in Chicago was listed on Spotify's Songpickr's 2016 Best Songs Playlist and listed as 2014's best emerging artist by Deli Magazine. Craft beer, wine, and local food favorites will be available to purchase during the concert. Bring lawn chairs. This is a family-friendly event. Smoking and outside beverages are prohibited.

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Notre Dame Shakespeare Performance

Date: Sunday, July 16
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. (CT)

The Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival's Touring Company will perform an 80-minute, family-friendly version of Shakespear's comedy Twelfth Night on Taltree's outdoor stage. Entrance to the arboretum will be free of admission beginning at 5:00 p.m., and the performance starting at 6 :00 p.m. will also be free.

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Cinderella Ball II

Date: Friday, August 04
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. (CT)

Because the first Ball just won't be enough, an additional date for the Cinderella Ball has been added! The princess themed dance will once again feature photos with a horse-drawn carriage and dances to create a royal setting.

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Acorn Concert Series - Joe Marcinek Band and Chester Brown

Date: Saturday, August 12
7:00 - 10:00 p.m. (CT)

With original compositions and guest artists at each show, the Joe Marcinek Band's funky jazz style is sure to excite! Each show has a different interpretation and line-up. One of Taltree's favorite bands, Chester Band will start the show. Featuring an array of covers and original compositions, Chester Brown thrives on improvisation. Craft beer, wine, and local food favorites will be available to purchase during the concert. Bring lawn chairs. This is a family-friendly event. Smoking and outside beverages are prohibited.

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Acorn Concert Series - Mr. Blotto and The Planetary Blues Band

Date: Saturday, September 02
7:00 - 10:00 p.m. (CT)

A returning favorite to Taltree's stage, Mr. Blotto is a jam band that blends rock, folk, and country. Drawing inspiration from artists such as Grateful Dead, Bob Marley, and Bob Dylan, this band is sure to have you out of your seat. Opening the show is The Planetary Blues Band who get their inspiration from the blues, taking influence from a wide range of musical styles and melding it into their own distinct vision of what music is capable of. Craft beer, wine, and local food favorites will be available to purchase during the concert. Bring lawn chairs. This is a family-friendly event. Smoking and outside beverages are prohibited.

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Acorn Concert Series - Carl Weathersby and the Corey Dennison Band (Reunited)

Date: Saturday, September 16
7:00 - 10:00 p.m. (CT)

As one of Albert King's former rhythm guitarist, Carl Weathersby mixes Southern charm, soulful vocals, and fierce guitar-playing. This is one powerful blues performer. Corey Dennison was mentored by and played with Weathersby for 12 years. Since its inception 2013. The Corey Dennison Band has debuted their soulful blues sound at Buddy Guy's Legend. Rosa's, and Leroy's Hot Stuff. This reunion is not to be missed!. Craft beer, wine, and local food favorites will be available to purchase during the concert. Bring lawn chairs. This is a family-friendly event. Smoking and outside beverages are prohibited.

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Taltree Holiday Express

Dates: December 02 - December 16, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (CT)

Get into the holiday spirit with a classic Christmas story time. Enjoy cookies, cocoa, story and craft time. Hang out with Santa and see the Railway Garden's train in action. Held on Sat .the 2nd, 9th & 16th.