Saturday, October 23, 2010
In its 25th year, the series offers a variety of local classical musicians.
from the Morton Arboretum Looking for a dose of classical music this winter? Look no further than your local Arboretum. The Chamber Concert Series kicks off Nov. 7. "The lineup is very diverse," says Rita Hassert, Arboretum Chamber Concert Coordinator. "There is traditional chamber music, a nine-piece string ensemble, a percussion quartet, an all jazz saxophone quartet and a group that combines multiple elements with a modern sound." Now celebrating its 25th season, "Ensemble Chaconne" presents the vivid "European Masters in 18th Century London," on Nov. 7. Once heard in royal courts, salons and great country houses of the England, this music transports visitors back in time with cherished works from Handel, Vivaldi, J.C. Bach and others…
Sunday, October 3, 2010
The Morton Arboretum hosted 2,300 runners and walkers at today's event.
From the Morton Arboretum Saying it was "a beautiful course," and "great running timing system provided electronic weather," Jeff Bailey, 25, of Evanston, was the top finisher in The Morton Arboretum Fall Color 5K Run and Walk. Bailey ran the USA Track and Field-certified course officially in 15:49.9. Twenty-seven year old Alissa Hunt of Chicago finished first among women with an official time of 18:45.8. The ChronoTrack D-tag race results, which are available starting 2 p.m. today at the Fall Colors Run/Walk site. Under mostly sunny skies with a temperature hovering around 43 degrees and calm winds, the starting gun sounded at 8 a.m. Nearly 2,000 runners and walkers then made their way along the first and most challenging stretch of the …
Friday, October 1, 2010
Shots from the east side of the Arboretum on Oct. 1.
Lisle Patch documents the changing leaves around the Morton Arboretum and Village of Lisle every few days. This is a process readers can join in! Send us shots of the changes you see around the village. Submit photos to firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate when and where the picture was taken. We'll display your photos in the next update of Fall Tree Watch 2010! OR keep track of your own patch of trees throughout October and November, then send us photos of the scene in transition! Have a better name for this column? Tell us in the comments!