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Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest

Address

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

Contact

Phone: (219) 462-0025

Alt Phone: (219) 742-2571

Fax: (219) 462-0848

About

Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest, formerly Taltree 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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Arbor Day Celebration

Date: Saturday, April 27
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Celebrate this special day with tree planting ceremonies, educational presentations, tree identification hike, scavenger hunt, and tree-related crafts! All activities are included with regular admission fees.

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First Saturday Hike - Gabis Arboretum

Date: Saturday, May 04
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Start your month with a Saturday hike. A naturalist will guide visitors through the arboretum and focus on seasonal changes and interests. The month of May offers blooming plants throughout the arboretum. The naturalist will lead you in identifying common as well as unique species.

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Gabis Arboretum Railway Garden

Dates: May 11 - October 31, 2019
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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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Railway Garden Grand Opening

Date: Saturday, May 11
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Join Gabis Arboretum to celebrate National Train Day and the Annual Grand Opening of the Railway Garden. There will also be a display showcasing the 150th Golden Spike anniversary. This event is a celebration of the union Transcontinental Railroad. Outside trains will be running from 10am-5pm. 

 

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Mother's Day at the Arboretum

Date: Sunday, May 12
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Dress in your finest tea party attire and treat your mother to afternoon tea with light desserts. take a stroll through the Fairy Houses surrounding the pavilion and enjoy a picturesque horse-drawn carriage ride around the arboretum.