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April 2022

Arbor Day Farm Big 150 Prize Hunt

April 29 - May 1

Arbor Day 2022 marks two big celebrations for Arbor Day Farm. It’s the 150th anniversary of Arbor Day and the 50th anniversary of the Arbor Day Foundation. So we’re celebrating big by giving away 150 prizes around the farm and Nebraska City.

Free Admission to Arbor Lodge Mansion

April 29

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Arbor Day right here where it all began – Arbor Lodge in Nebraska City! Check out the 52-room mansion for FREE today, courtesy of the Arbor Day Foundation.

It’s Arbor Day!

April 29

This year is the 150th anniversary of Arbor Day, and it also marks the 50th anniversary of the Arbor Day Foundation, so we have 2 big events to commemorate!

Join us Friday for FREE admission to Arbor Lodge Mansion, and come back for a weekend filled with playtime in the trees, hands-on activities, a prize hunt, tree climbing, orchard tours, and more across the farm.

Arbor Day Weekend Celebration

April 30 - May 1

There’s no better place to be on the 150th anniversary of Arbor Day than IN THE TREES! Join us where it all began at Arbor Day Farm.

Omaha Street Percussion at the Tree Adventure

April 30

Join the Omaha Street Percussion group for a high-energy show that’s fun for the whole family. You’ll find them in the Nature Explore Classroom creating rhythmic sounds using nature’s instruments and any other unorthodox forms of percussion they can find or bring along.

Youth Arbor Day at the Library!

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Story and Origami papercraft with Artist Linda Stephen Saturday, April 30th Two sessions to choose from: 10:00-11:00 AM & 11:00 AM-12:00 PM STORYTIME: Stephen will be reading her origami picture book The Day We Went to the Park, which won the 2021 Nebraska Book Award for Illustration. The book celebrates trees, nature and fun outside! PAPERCRAFT: Make and take home your own origami tree or forest made through folding paper.  Best for ages 5 and up. Free. No registration. Morton-James…

May 2022

Lightning Bugs – Nature’s Fireworks!

May 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fireflies or lightning bugs — whatever you call them, they are magical! Join us to unlock the secrets of these incredible insects, observe them close-up, and take home a craft to remind you of the magic.

Mother’s Day Grand Brunch Buffet

May 8 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Wow your mom with an amazing meal in the beautiful setting of Arbor Day Farm. Join us for the Mother’s Day Grand Brunch Buffet at Timbers at Lied Lodge.

Bird Migration – It’s a Dangerous Journey!

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

May is Migratory Bird Month in Nebraska. Help us celebrate the return of our fair-weather friends at Arbor Day Farm!

Bird Migration – It’s a Dangerous Journey!

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

May is Migratory Bird Month in Nebraska. Help us celebrate the return of our fair-weather friends at Arbor Day Farm!


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