Antique Apple Tasting

Ready for a unique tasting experience? Here at Arbor Day Farm, we grow many varieties of apples in our orchard that you will never see at a grocery store. Let us share our enthusiasm for these heirloom apples with a little history and a taste test of your own!

11am-4pm | Saturday and Sunday

Questions? Call 402-873-8717. Activity included with Tree Adventure admission. Purchase admission tickets in advance here.

Sunset Orchard Wine Tasting

Imagine — you and your favorite someone enjoying a private wine tasting as the sun sets behind the Arbor Day Farm orchard. This one-of-a-kind experience includes seating in the orchard, a charcuterie tray, Arbor Day Farm wine tastings for two, plus a bottle of your favorite. You’ll take home two stemless wine glasses along with memories to last a lifetime. Just $125 per couple for the two-hour experience that begins at 5:30 p.m. Maximum of five couples each evening for this exclusive event.

Purchase tickets here.

Make it an extra special weekend with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book online or call 800-546-5433.

Sunset Orchard Wine Tasting

Imagine — you and your favorite someone enjoying a private wine tasting as the sun sets behind the Arbor Day Farm orchard. This one-of-a-kind experience includes seating in the orchard, a charcuterie tray, Arbor Day Farm wine tastings for two, plus a bottle of your favorite. You’ll take home two stemless wine glasses along with memories to last a lifetime. Just $125 per couple for the two-hour experience that begins at 5:30 p.m. Maximum of five couples each evening for this exclusive event.

Purchase tickets here.

Make it an extra special weekend with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book online or call 800-546-5433.

Sunset Orchard Wine Tasting

Imagine — you and your favorite someone enjoying a private wine tasting as the sun sets behind the Arbor Day Farm orchard. This one-of-a-kind experience includes seating in the orchard, a charcuterie tray, Arbor Day Farm wine tastings for two, plus a bottle of your favorite. You’ll take home two stemless wine glasses along with memories to last a lifetime. Just $125 per couple for the two-hour experience that begins at 5:30 p.m. Maximum of five couples each evening for this exclusive event.

Purchase tickets here.

Make it an extra special weekend with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book online or call 800-546-5433.

Sunset Orchard Wine Tasting

Imagine — you and your favorite someone enjoying a private wine tasting as the sun sets behind the Arbor Day Farm orchard. This one-of-a-kind experience includes seating in the orchard, a charcuterie tray, Arbor Day Farm wine tastings for two, plus a bottle of your favorite. You’ll take home two stemless wine glasses along with memories to last a lifetime. Just $125 per couple for the two-hour experience that begins at 5:30 p.m. Maximum of five couples each evening for this exclusive event.

Purchase tickets here.

Make it an extra special weekend with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book online or call 800-546-5433.

Sunset Orchard Wine Tasting

Imagine — you and your favorite someone enjoying a private wine tasting as the sun sets behind the Arbor Day Farm orchard. This one-of-a-kind experience includes seating in the orchard, a charcuterie tray, Arbor Day Farm wine tastings for two, plus a bottle of your favorite. You’ll take home two stemless wine glasses along with memories to last a lifetime. Just $125 per couple for the two-hour experience that begins at 5:30 p.m. Maximum of five couples each evening for this exclusive event.

Purchase tickets here.

Make it an extra special weekend with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book online or call 800-546-5433.

Sunset Orchard Wine Tasting

Imagine — you and your favorite someone enjoying a private wine tasting as the sun sets behind the Arbor Day Farm orchard. This one-of-a-kind experience includes seating in the orchard, a charcuterie tray, Arbor Day Farm wine tastings for two, plus a bottle of your favorite. You’ll take home two stemless wine glasses along with memories to last a lifetime. Just $125 per couple for the two-hour experience that begins at 5:30 p.m. Maximum of five couples each evening for this exclusive event.

Purchase tickets here.

Make it an extra special weekend with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book online or call 800-546-5433.

Sunset Orchard Wine Tasting

Imagine — you and your favorite someone enjoying a private wine tasting as the sun sets behind the Arbor Day Farm orchard. This one-of-a-kind experience includes seating in the orchard, a charcuterie tray, Arbor Day Farm wine tastings for two, plus a bottle of your favorite. You’ll take home two stemless wine glasses along with memories to last a lifetime. Just $125 per couple for the two-hour experience that begins at 5:30 p.m. Maximum of five couples each evening for this exclusive event.

Purchase tickets here.

Make it an extra special weekend with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book online or call 800-546-5433.

U-Pick Apples

Enjoy the natural beauty of the fall season by picking your own apples in the Arbor Day Farm orchards behind the Tree Adventure beginning mid-September. U-pick typically continues into mid-October, depending on weather and the harvest. We will update the event calendar as soon as a closing date is determined.

Tree Adventure admission is not required to access the orchard for u-pick apples. Simply purchase your u-pick bag at the Tree Adventure entrance. Please note: the orchard and all Arbor Day Farm attractions are open Tuesday through Sunday only.

Questions? Call 402-873-8717.

Join us for seasonal activities September through October during Arbor Day Farm’s Harvest Celebration. View the event calendar for more information about other events taking place.

Complete your getaway with an overnight stay at at Lied Lodge. Please call our Reservations Team to check the latest availability: 800-546-5433.

ARBOR DAY FARM IS CLOSED ON MONDAYS

Sunset Orchard Wine Tasting

Imagine — you and your favorite someone enjoying a private wine tasting as the sun sets behind the Arbor Day Farm orchard. This one-of-a-kind experience includes seating in the orchard, a charcuterie tray, Arbor Day Farm wine tastings for two, plus a bottle of your favorite. You’ll take home two stemless wine glasses along with memories to last a lifetime. Just $125 per couple for the two-hour experience that begins at 5:30 p.m. Maximum of five couples each evening for this exclusive event.

Purchase tickets here.

Make it an extra special weekend with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book online or call 800-546-5433.

AppleJack Weekend #1

Join us for the first of two AppleJack Festival Weekends! Where better to experience the fruits of the orchard than at Arbor Day Farm?!

Savor seasonal tastes and activities, including:

  • U-pick Apples
  • Caramel Apples
  • Apple Donuts
  • Fresh Apple Pie
  • Apple Cider
  • Wine Tasting & Hard Cider Tasting

Plus enjoy lunch at a food truck or grab barbecue from Porters, experience time in the trees at the Tree Adventure, and take a stroll through history at Arbor Lodge. AppleJack activities take place throughout Nebraska City and include a parade downtown on Saturday, Sept. 17 at 1 p.m.

There’s so much to see and do, you might as well make it a weekend with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Call 402-873-8733 or book now online.

For your convenience, the Tree Adventure and Arbor Lodge Mansion will require tickets for admission. We encourage you to purchase tickets in advance online. Space will be limited. We cannot guarantee entrance to these attractions/activities without a pre-purchased ticket. Arbor Day Farm attractions are open Tuesday through Sunday only.

 

Sunset Orchard Wine Tasting

Imagine — you and your favorite someone enjoying a private wine tasting as the sun sets behind the Arbor Day Farm orchard. This one-of-a-kind experience includes seating in the orchard, a charcuterie tray, Arbor Day Farm wine tastings for two, plus a bottle of your favorite. You’ll take home two stemless wine glasses along with memories to last a lifetime. Just $125 per couple for the two-hour experience that begins at 5:30 p.m. Maximum of five couples each evening for this exclusive event.

Purchase tickets here.

Make it an extra special weekend with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book online or call 800-546-5433.

U-Pick Apples – Tentative Start

Enjoy the natural beauty of the fall season by picking your own apples in the Arbor Day Farm orchards behind the Tree Adventure beginning mid-September. U-pick typically continues into mid-October, depending on weather and the harvest. We will update the event calendar as soon as a closing date is determined.

Tree Adventure admission is not required to access the orchard for u-pick apples. Simply purchase your u-pick bag at the Tree Adventure entrance. Please note: the orchard and all Arbor Day Farm attractions are open Tuesday through Sunday only.

Questions? Call 402-873-8717.

Join us for seasonal activities September through October during Arbor Day Farm’s Harvest Celebration. View the event calendar for more information about other events taking place.

Complete your getaway with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Please call our Reservations Team to check the latest availability: 800-546-5433.

Sunset Orchard Wine Tasting

Imagine — you and your favorite someone enjoying a private wine tasting as the sun sets behind the Arbor Day Farm orchard. This one-of-a-kind experience includes seating in the orchard, a charcuterie tray, Arbor Day Farm wine tastings for two, plus a bottle of your favorite. You’ll take home two stemless wine glasses along with memories to last a lifetime. Just $125 per couple for the two-hour experience that begins at 5:30 p.m. Maximum of five couples each evening for this exclusive event.

Purchase tickets here.

Make it an extra special weekend with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book online or call 800-546-5433.

Sunset Orchard Wine Tasting

Imagine — you and your favorite someone enjoying a private wine tasting as the sun sets behind the Arbor Day Farm orchard. This one-of-a-kind experience includes seating in the orchard, a charcuterie tray, Arbor Day Farm wine tastings for two, plus a bottle of your favorite. You’ll take home two stemless wine glasses along with memories to last a lifetime. Just $125 per couple for the two-hour experience that begins at 5:30 p.m. Maximum of five couples each evening for this exclusive event.

Purchase tickets here.

Make it an extra special weekend with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book online or call 800-546-5433.

Summer Music Series

Don’t let the summer slip by without taking in the Summer Music Series at Arbor Day Farm — July 9, 16, and 23. Join us for an entertaining evening of free music and yard games in the beautiful historic barns! Bring a blanket and lawn chair or grab a picnic table, and then sit back and relax. Bands will be announced soon.

NEW THIS YEAR following each band – take part in Open Mic Night beginning at 8 p.m.!

Beer, Arbor Day Farm wine, and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase as well as a limited variety of Porter’s barbecue items. Please – no outside food or beverages allowed.

There’s so much to see and do at Arbor Day Farm. Make it a getaway with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Call 800-546-5433 or go online to reserve.

Mother’s Day Grand Brunch Buffet

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, served from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Adults/$51, children 5-12/$25, children 4 and younger/free. Tax and gratuity as well as soda, tea or coffee are included in the price of the buffet.

Reservations are required. Please call 402-873-8740.

Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet Menu

STARTERS & SALADS
Mixed Green Salad | cucumber, tomato, bacon, radish
Watermelon Basil Salad
Fruit & Cheese Display | nuts, dried fruit
Bruschetta Classico | tomato, basil, balsamic glaze
Smoked Salmon Display | capers, onion, tomato, goat cheese

BREAKFAST SELECTIONS
Vegetable Frittata | spinach, tomato, onion, cheese
French Toast | warm maple syrup

ENTRÉES AND ACCOMPANIMENTS
Marinated Pork Loin | cherry demi-glace
Roasted Red Potatoes & Onions
Garlic Mashed Potatoes

CHEF CARVED
Prime Rib | au jus, horseradish cream sauce

DESSERT
Cookies, Cupcakes & Bars
Timbers Favorites

Guided Orchard Tours

Get a firsthand look at the Arbor Day Farm orchards and learn what’s happening behind the scenes throughout the year. Our orchards manager will talk about the variety of fruit trees growing on the farm and the importance of pollination, pruning, and more. It’s a great way to celebrate the tree planter’s holiday and learn what’s involved in managing a commercial orchard.

Available Saturday at 10am and 3pm and Sunday at 2pm.

Meet at the depot area near the Tree Adventure. Activity is free.

 

Grand Opening of Apple House Market

Join us for our grand opening celebration March 24-27!

Come see the reopened Apple House Market and check out what’s new. During the grand reopening, enjoy free samples and register to win prizes including a Lied Lodge overnight stay, tickets to the Tree Adventure, and more.

Since the fire in the fall of 2020, we have had so much support in rebuilding this beloved space. And now, we are so excited to have our guests back in the market to create new memories in 2022. Hours for the Apple House Market in March are Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday 11am-5pm.

The expanded new space features:

  • A gift shop/retail area with all of your favorites including Arbor Day Farm apple cider, gourmet food items, locally made products, apple pie, and more
  • A wine bar where you can try a tasting or glass of Arbor Day Farm wine, enjoy a draft of hard cider or beer, or savor an AppleJack Slushie
  • A fireplace with a cozy seating area
  • Flexible space for dining and relaxing in every season
  • A viewing room where you can learn about the farm’s history, the apple growing and harvesting process, cider making, and tree shipping

And Porter’s!

Who’s ready for some tasty barbecue? Porter’s is moving back inside the Apple House Market with more space and more menu items. March hours are Tuesday-Sunday 11am-5pm.

 

Thank You Nebraska City Firefighters

10% of proceeds during the grand reopening will go to the Nebraska City Fire Department. Please come and show your support!

Sunset Orchard Wine Tasting at Arbor Day Farm

Imagine — you and your favorite someone enjoying a private wine tasting as the sun sets behind the Arbor Day Farm orchard. This one-of-a-kind experience includes seating in the orchard, a charcuterie tray, Arbor Day Farm wine tastings for two, plus a bottle of your favorite. You’ll take home two stemless wine glasses along with memories to last a lifetime. Just $125 per couple for the two-hour experience that begins at 5:30 p.m. Maximum of five couples each evening for this exclusive event.

Purchase event tickets here. Make it an extra special weekend with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book online or call 800-546-5433.

Sunset Orchard Wine Tasting at Arbor Day Farm

Imagine — you and your favorite someone enjoying a private wine tasting as the sun sets behind the Arbor Day Farm orchard. This one-of-a-kind experience includes seating in the orchard, a charcuterie tray, Arbor Day Farm wine tastings for two, plus a bottle of your favorite. You’ll take home two stemless wine glasses along with memories to last a lifetime. Just $125 per couple for the two-hour experience that begins at 5:30 p.m. Maximum of five couples each evening for this exclusive event.

Purchase event tickets here. Make it an extra special weekend with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book online or call 800-546-5433.

Sunset Orchard Wine Tasting at Arbor Day Farm

Imagine — you and your favorite someone enjoying a private wine tasting as the sun sets behind the Arbor Day Farm orchard. This one-of-a-kind experience includes seating in the orchard, a charcuterie tray, Arbor Day Farm wine tastings for two, plus a bottle of your favorite. You’ll take home two stemless wine glasses along with memories to last a lifetime. Just $125 per couple for the two-hour experience that begins at 5:30 p.m. Maximum of five couples each evening for this exclusive event.

Purchase event tickets here. Make it an extra special weekend with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book online or call 800-546-5433.

Sunset Orchard Wine Tasting at Arbor Day Farm

Imagine — you and your favorite someone enjoying a private wine tasting as the sun sets behind the Arbor Day Farm orchard. This one-of-a-kind experience includes seating in the orchard, a charcuterie tray, Arbor Day Farm wine tastings for two, plus a bottle of your favorite. You’ll take home two stemless wine glasses along with memories to last a lifetime. Just $125 per couple for the two-hour experience that begins at 5:30 p.m. Maximum of five couples each evening for this exclusive event.

Purchase event tickets here. Make it an extra special weekend with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book online or call 800-546-5433.ay

Sunset Orchard Wine Tasting at Arbor Day Farm

Imagine — you and your favorite someone enjoying a private wine tasting as the sun sets behind the Arbor Day Farm orchard. This one-of-a-kind experience includes seating in the orchard, a charcuterie tray, Arbor Day Farm wine tastings for two, plus a bottle of your favorite. You’ll take home two stemless wine glasses along with memories to last a lifetime. Just $125 per couple for the two-hour experience that begins at 5:30 p.m. Maximum of five couples each evening for this exclusive event.

Purchase event tickets here. Make it an extra special weekend with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book online or call 800-546-5433.

AppleJack Weekend #1 – Arbor Day Farm

Join us for the first of three AppleJack Festival Weekends — ALL ABOUT ORCHARDS. Where better to experience the fruits of the orchard than at Arbor Day Farm?!

Leave time for other seasonal tastes and activities, including:

  • U-pick Apples
  • Caramel Apples
  • Apple Donuts
  • Fresh Apple Pie
  • Apple Cider
  • Wine Tasting & Hard Cider Tasting

Plus enjoy lunch at a food truck or grab barbecue from Porters, experience time in the trees at the Tree Adventure, and take a stroll through history at Arbor Lodge. There’s also a kid’s play area and a Love, The Locals Makers Market in the Historic Barns.

There’s so much to see and do, you might as well make it a weekend with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Call 402-873-8733 or book now online.

Please Note: For your convenience, the Tree Adventure and Arbor Lodge Mansion will require tickets for admission. We strongly recommend you purchase tickets in advance online. Space will be limited. We cannot guarantee entrance to these attractions/activities without a pre-purchased ticket. Arbor Day Farm attractions are open Tuesday through Sunday only. Purchase tickets here.

Love, The Locals Makers Market – AppleJack Edition!

Love, The Locals is hitting the road for a special fall Makers Market at Arbor Day Farm! There’s no better way to enjoy the first weekend of the AppleJack Festival than by shopping small and local from a curated list of makers and small businesses. Discover an amazing array of unique, handmade items in the beautiful setting of the Historic Barns. Enjoy a day with your family and friends, take a road trip with your crew, and leave the rest to us! We know you’ll have a great time supporting local, buying fresh, and getting your fall vibes flowing.

Visit the Love, The Local’s website to learn more.

Saturday: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: $5 ages 18+; Kids are free. Purchase tickets in advance online. Food trucks and a cash bar will be available.

U-Pick Apples

Enjoy the natural beauty of the fall season by picking your own apples in the Arbor Day Farm orchards beginning mid-September. Apple picking is available Tuesday-Sunday; simply purchase your bag in the Tree Adventure gift shop.

Please note: Tree Adventure admission is not required to access the orchard for u-pick apples. View current Tree Adventure hours.

Questions? Call 402-873-8717. Pumpkin picking is expected to begin in early-October.

Join us for seasonal activities September through October during Arbor Day Farm’s Harvest Celebration. Learn more.

Complete your getaway with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Please call our Reservations Team to check the latest availability: 800-546-5433.

Arbor Day Farm is closed on Mondays.  U-Pick is not available on Mondays.

Sunset Orchard Wine Tasting at Arbor Day Farm

Imagine — you and your favorite someone enjoying a private wine tasting as the sun sets behind the Arbor Day Farm orchard. This one-of-a-kind experience includes seating in the orchard, a charcuterie tray, Arbor Day Farm wine tastings for two, plus a bottle of your favorite. You’ll take home two stemless wine glasses along with memories to last a lifetime. Just $125 per couple for the two-hour experience that begins at 5:30 p.m. Maximum of five couples each evening for this exclusive event.

Purchase event tickets here. Make it an extra special weekend with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book online or call 800-546-5433.

Celebrate Mother’s Day

Show Mom how much you care with a visit to Arbor Day Farm in Nebraska City. Here are a few ways to make Mother’s Day memorable this year.

Enjoy a decadent Mother’s Day Grand Brunch Buffet on Sunday, May 9, served 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. at Timbers at Lied Lodge. Call 402-873-8740 for your reservation. View Menu.

Take Mom on a nature hike filled with flowering trees and fresh air at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure and tour the 52-room historic mansion at Arbor Lodge State Historical ParkPurchase tickets in advance.

Soothe her spirit with a spa treatment at Lied Lodge. View the spa menu and request an appointment online. Call 800-546-5433

Wine Tasting at the Historic Barns

Sip, savor, and enjoy Arbor Day Farm’s delightful selection of wines. Join us in the Historic Barns Arbor Day Weekend for wine tasting, yard games, and a chance to relax under the trees.

Available Saturday at 11 a.m. – 7 pm. and Sunday at 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Wine tastings are $8 for four tastes and the wine glass is yours to keep. It’s a great way to celebrate spring and find your new favorite Arbor Day wine.

Wine Tasting at Arbor Day Farm

Savor the season with an Arbor Day Farm Wine Tasting — one of our most popular fall events. Sample four wines for just $8 and take home an Arbor Day Farm stemless wine glass.

Purchase wine tasting tickets in advance at arbordayfarm.showclix.com. Tickets for the weekend wine tastings will be available for purchase two weeks in advance. You must be 21 years or older to participate in this event.

Enter through the main doors of the barn, and then head to the wine tasting area to pick up your wine choices. After selecting your wines to taste, please take them to an area where you can sit, sip, and enjoy.

Safely Visiting Arbor Day Farm

We are committed to providing a safe space for everyone who visits and works here. Please help us make that possible.

  • Wear a mask in all indoor public spaces
  • Maintain 6-ft social distancing
  • Wash/sanitize hands frequently

For your convenience, the Tree Adventure, Arbor Lodge Mansion, Wine Tasting, Hard Cider Tasting, and Live Music will require tickets for admission. We strongly recommend you purchase tickets in advance online. Space will be limited to help ensure safe social distancing. We cannot guarantee entrance to these attractions/activities without a pre-purchased ticket. All Arbor Day Farm attractions are open Tuesday through Sunday only.

Hard Cider Tasting at Arbor Day Farm

Enjoy the bounty of the season as you sip and sample your way through four deliciously crisp and tasty hard ciders.

We will be sampling three top sellers from Saro Cider in Lincoln, Nebraska, as well as Joy Harvest — a limited variety made collaboratively with Arbor Day Farm for this year’s AppleJack celebration. Just $8 for the four tastings.

Purchase Hard Cider Tasting tickets in advance at arbordayfarm.showclix.com. You must be 21 or older to participate in this event. Tickets will be available for purchase two weeks in advance.

Safely Visiting Arbor Day Farm

We are committed to providing a safe space for everyone who visits and works here. Please help us make that possible.

  • Wear a mask in all indoor public spaces
  • Maintain 6-ft social distancing
  • Wash/sanitize hands frequently

For your convenience, the Tree Adventure, Arbor Lodge Mansion, Wine Tasting, Hard Cider Tasting, and Live Music will require tickets for admission. We strongly recommend you purchase tickets in advance online. Space will be limited to help ensure safe social distancing. We cannot guarantee entrance to these attractions/activities without a pre-purchased ticket. Beginning September 14, all Arbor Day Farm attractions will be open Tuesday through Sunday only.

Wine Tasting at Arbor Day Farm

Please note: Wine tasting on Tuesday through Friday is held inside the Apple House Market tent.

Savor the season with an Arbor Day Farm Wine Tasting — one of our most popular fall events. Sample four wines for just $8 and take home an Arbor Day Farm stemless wine glass.

Purchase wine tasting tickets in advance at arbordayfarm.showclix.com. You must be 21 years or older to participate in this event.

Safely Visiting Arbor Day Farm

We are committed to providing a safe space for everyone who visits and works here. Please help us make that possible.

  • Wear a mask in all indoor public spaces
  • Maintain 6-ft social distancing
  • Wash/sanitize hands frequently

For your convenience, the Tree Adventure, Arbor Lodge Mansion, Wine Tasting, Hard Cider Tasting, and Live Music will require tickets for admission. We strongly recommend you purchase tickets in advance online. Space will be limited to help ensure safe social distancing. We cannot guarantee entrance to these attractions/activities without a pre-purchased ticket. All Arbor Day Farm attractions are open Tuesday through Sunday only.

Living History Weekend – Victorian Era

PLEASE NOTE: For your convenience, Arbor Lodge Mansion, the Tree Adventure, Wine Tasting, and Hard Cider Tasting will require tickets for admission. We strongly recommend you purchase tickets in advance online. Space will be limited to help ensure safe social distancing. We cannot guarantee entrance to these attractions/activities without a pre-purchased ticket. Reminder: Arbor Day Farm attractions are open Tuesday through Sunday only.

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Step back in time to see historic trades, talents, and other demonstrations come alive inside Arbor Lodge Mansion and out on the beautiful grounds during our 40th year of Living History Weekends.

This weekend, journey back to the Victorian Times and enjoy displays of Victorian fashions, harp music, soap making, the language of the fan, and more.

Please call Arbor Lodge: 402-873-7222 for more information. Mansion admission is $9 adults, $7 youth (age 3-12). Purchase Arbor Lodge tickets in advance at arbordayfarm.showclix.com.

Safely Visiting Arbor Day Farm

We are committed to providing a safe space for everyone who visits and works here. Please help us make that possible.

  • Wear a mask in all indoor public spaces
  • Maintain 6-ft social distancing
  • Wash/sanitize hands frequently

Wine Tasting at Arbor Day Farm

PLEASE NOTE: For your convenience, the Tree Adventure, Arbor Lodge Mansion, Wine Tasting, Hard Cider Tasting, and Live Music will require tickets for admission. We strongly recommend you purchase tickets in advance online. Space will be limited to help ensure safe social distancing. We cannot guarantee entrance to these attractions/activities without a pre-purchased ticket. All Arbor Day Farm attractions are open Tuesday through Sunday only.

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Savor the season with an Arbor Day Farm Wine Tasting — one of our most popular fall events. Sample four wines for just $8 and take home an Arbor Day Farm stemless wine glass.

Purchase wine tasting tickets in advance at arbordayfarm.showclix.com. Tickets for the weekend wine tastings will be available for purchase two weeks in advance. You must be 21 years or older to participate in this event.

Safely Visiting Arbor Day Farm

We are committed to providing a safe space for everyone who visits and works here. Please help us make that possible.

  • Wear a mask in all indoor public spaces
  • Maintain 6-ft social distancing
  • Wash/sanitize hands frequently

Hard Cider Tasting at Arbor Day Farm

For your convenience, the Tree Adventure, Arbor Lodge Mansion, Wine Tasting, and Hard Cider Tasting will require tickets for admission. We strongly recommend you purchase tickets in advance online. Space will be limited to help ensure safe social distancing. We cannot guarantee entrance to these attractions/activities without a pre-purchased ticket. All Arbor Day Farm attractions are open Tuesday through Sunday only.

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Enjoy the bounty of the season as you sip and sample your way through four deliciously crisp and tasty hard ciders.

We will be sampling three top sellers from Saro Cider in Lincoln, Nebraska, as well as Joy Harvest — a limited variety made collaboratively with Arbor Day Farm for this year’s AppleJack celebration. Just $8 for the four tastings.

Purchase Hard Cider Tasting tickets in advance at arbordayfarm.showclix.com. You must be 21 or older to participate in this event. Tickets will be available for purchase two weeks in advance.

Safely Visiting Arbor Day Farm

We are committed to providing a safe space for everyone who visits and works here. Please help us make that possible.

  • Wear a mask in all indoor public spaces
  • Maintain 6-ft social distancing
  • Wash/sanitize hands frequently

Living History Weekend – Victorian Era

PLEASE NOTE: For your convenience, Arbor Lodge Mansion, the Tree Adventure, Wine Tasting, and Hard Cider Tasting will require tickets for admission. We strongly recommend you purchase tickets in advance online. Space will be limited to help ensure safe social distancing. We cannot guarantee entrance to these attractions/activities without a pre-purchased ticket. Reminder: Arbor Day Farm attractions are open Tuesday through Sunday only.

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Step back in time to see historic trades, talents, and other demonstrations come alive inside Arbor Lodge Mansion and out on the beautiful grounds during our 40th year of Living History Weekends.

This weekend, journey back to the Victorian Times and enjoy displays of Victorian fashions, harp music, soap making, the language of the fan, and more.

Please call Arbor Lodge: 402-873-7222 for more information. Mansion admission is $9 adults, $7 youth (age 3-12). Purchase Arbor Lodge tickets in advance at arbordayfarm.showclix.com.

Safely Visiting Arbor Day Farm

We are committed to providing a safe space for everyone who visits and works here. Please help us make that possible.

  • Wear a mask in all indoor public spaces
  • Maintain 6-ft social distancing
  • Wash/sanitize hands frequently

Wine Tasting at Arbor Day Farm

PLEASE NOTE: For your convenience, the Tree Adventure, Arbor Lodge Mansion, Wine Tasting, Hard Cider Tasting, and Live Music will require tickets for admission. We strongly recommend you purchase tickets in advance online. Space will be limited to help ensure safe social distancing. We cannot guarantee entrance to these attractions/activities without a pre-purchased ticket. All Arbor Day Farm attractions are open Tuesday through Sunday only.

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Savor the season with an Arbor Day Farm Wine Tasting — one of our most popular fall events. Sample four wines for just $8 and take home an Arbor Day Farm stemless wine glass.

Purchase wine tasting tickets in advance at arbordayfarm.showclix.com. Tickets for the weekend wine tastings will be available for purchase two weeks in advance. You must be 21 years or older to participate in this event.

Safely Visiting Arbor Day Farm

We are committed to providing a safe space for everyone who visits and works here. Please help us make that possible.

  • Wear a mask in all indoor public spaces
  • Maintain 6-ft social distancing
  • Wash/sanitize hands frequently

Hard Cider Tasting at Arbor Day Farm

For your convenience, the Tree Adventure, Arbor Lodge Mansion, Wine Tasting, and Hard Cider Tasting will require tickets for admission. We strongly recommend you purchase tickets in advance online. Space will be limited to help ensure safe social distancing. We cannot guarantee entrance to these attractions/activities without a pre-purchased ticket. All Arbor Day Farm attractions are open Tuesday through Sunday only.

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Enjoy the bounty of the season as you sip and sample your way through four deliciously crisp and tasty hard ciders.

We will be sampling three top sellers from Saro Cider in Lincoln, Nebraska, as well as Joy Harvest — a limited variety made collaboratively with Arbor Day Farm for this year’s AppleJack celebration. Just $8 for the four tastings.

Purchase Hard Cider Tasting tickets in advance at arbordayfarm.showclix.com. You must be 21 or older to participate in this event. Tickets will be available for purchase two weeks in advance.

Safely Visiting Arbor Day Farm

We are committed to providing a safe space for everyone who visits and works here. Please help us make that possible.

  • Wear a mask in all indoor public spaces
  • Maintain 6-ft social distancing
  • Wash/sanitize hands frequently

Taste of AppleJack Weekend

PLEASE NOTE: For your convenience, the Tree Adventure, Arbor Lodge Mansion, Wine Tasting, and Hard Cider Tasting will require tickets for admission. We strongly recommend you purchase tickets in advance online. Space will be limited to help ensure safe social distancing. We cannot guarantee entrance to these attractions/activities without a pre-purchased ticket. Reminder: Arbor Day Farm attractions are open Tuesday through Sunday only.

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It’s weekend #3 of the AppleJack Weekend Festival and time to SAVOR ALL THINGS APPLE! Head to Arbor Day Farm for fresh apples, caramel apples, fresh-pressed cider, apple cider slushies, apple pie, apple donuts, apple tasting, and more. You can even enjoy food truck fare featuring special apple dishes and treats.

While you’re here, experience the Tree Adventure, Arbor Lodge Mansion, wine tasting, hard cider tasting, living history, and a kid’s hay slide and maze. It’s fun for everyone!

~And don’t miss the kick-off to the weekend with live music in the orchard from Garrett Speer on Friday evening, October 2. Purchase tickets in advance for Garrett Speer, the Tree Adventure, Arbor Lodge Mansion, wine tasting, and hard cider tasting at arbordayfarm.showclix.com.

Safely Visiting Arbor Day Farm

We are committed to providing a safe space for everyone who visits and works here. Please help us make that possible.

  • Wear a mask in all indoor public spaces
  • Maintain 6-ft social distancing
  • Wash/sanitize hands frequently

Live Music with Garrett Speer in the Arbor Day Farm Orchard

There’s no better way to kick off a fall weekend than with live music outside at Arbor Day Farm. Meet us in the orchard beginning at 8 p.m. for country artist Garret Speer out of Nashville.

Purchase tickets in advance at arbordayfarm.showclix.com. $10 for adults; $5 for kids 3-12; and free for kids 2 and under. Seating is limited, so bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the evening! Hard cider and wine will be available for purchase until 10 p.m.

Safely Visiting Arbor Day Farm

We are committed to providing a safe space for everyone who visits and works here. Please help us make that possible.

  • Wear a mask in all indoor public spaces
  • Maintain 6-ft social distancing
  • Wash/sanitize hands frequently

All About Orchards – AppleJack Weekend

PLEASE NOTE: For your convenience, the Tree Adventure, Arbor Lodge Mansion, Wine Tasting, Hard Cider Tasting, and Live Music will require tickets for admission. We strongly recommend you purchase tickets in advance online. Space will be limited to help ensure safe social distancing. We cannot guarantee entrance to these attractions/activities without a pre-purchased ticket. Beginning September 14, all Arbor Day Farm attractions will be open Tuesday through Sunday only.

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Join us for weekend #2 of the AppleJack Weekend Festival – All About Orchards. Where better to experience the fruits of the orchard than at Arbor Day Farm?! Leave time for other seasonal tastes and activities, including caramel apples, apple donuts, fresh apple pie, wine tasting, and hard cider tasting. Plus enjoy lunch at a food truck, experience time in the trees at the Tree Adventure, and take a stroll through history at Arbor Lodge. There’s also apple variety tasting and a kid’s hay slide and maze.

There’s so much to see and do, you might as well make it a weekend with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book now online or by calling 402-873-8733.

Safely Visiting Arbor Day Farm

We are committed to providing a safe space for everyone who visits and works here. Please help us make that possible.

  • Wear a mask in all indoor public spaces
  • Maintain 6-ft social distancing
  • Wash/sanitize hands frequently

Labor Day Weekend at Lied Lodge & Arbor Day Farm

PLEASE NOTE: For your convenience, Arbor Lodge Mansion and the Tree Adventure will require tickets for admission. We strongly recommend you purchase tickets in advance online. Space will be limited to help ensure safe social distancing. We cannot guarantee entrance to these attractions/activities without a pre-purchased ticket. Reminder: Arbor Day Farm attractions will be open Tuesday through Sunday only beginning September 14.

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Say goodbye to summer with a fun weekend getaway to Lied Lodge and Arbor Day Farm. Experience Treetop Village at the Tree Adventure, splash in the pool at Lied Lodge, hike the trails, explore history at Arbor Lodge, and savor fresh-picked apples, apple cider slushies, apple pie, wine, and more at the Apple House Market. Porter’s will be serving up mouthwatering barbecue all weekend long – including Monday! Take it to go or make it a picnic on the Morton lawn. Or enjoy dinner at Timbers with outside seating on the Sunset Terrace.

It’s the perfect road trip for a long weekend. Rooms still available at Lied Lodge. Book online or call 402-873-8733. Purchase tickets in advance for the Tree Adventure and Arbor Lodge Mansion at arbordayfarm.showclix.com. Find current hours and admission here.

Safely Visiting Arbor Day Farm

We are committed to providing a safe space for everyone who visits and works here. Please help us make that possible.

  • Wear a mask in all indoor public spaces
  • Maintain 6-ft social distancing
  • Wash/sanitize hands frequently

Christmas at the Mansion at Arbor Lodge

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way J. Sterling Morton did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience.

 

Arbor Lodge Mansion: Open for Weekend Visitors

 

See the 52-room mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

 

Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Daytime admission: $8 adults, $6 youth (age 3-12)

 

Special after-hours Mansion viewings (beginning November 29)

Fridays & Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Evening admission: $12 adults; $6 youth (age 3-12)

Christmas at the Mansion at Arbor Lodge

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way J. Sterling Morton did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience.

 

Arbor Lodge Mansion: Open for Weekend Visitors

 

See the 52-room mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

 

Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Daytime admission: $8 adults, $6 youth (age 3-12)

 

Special after-hours Mansion viewings (beginning November 29)

Fridays & Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Evening admission: $12 adults; $6 youth (age 3-12)

Christmas at the Mansion at Arbor Lodge

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way J. Sterling Morton did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience.

 

Arbor Lodge Mansion: Open for Weekend Visitors

 

See the 52-room mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

 

Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Daytime admission: $8 adults, $6 youth (age 3-12)

 

Special after-hours Mansion viewings (beginning November 29)

Fridays & Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Evening admission: $12 adults; $6 youth (age 3-12)

Christmas at the Mansion at Arbor Lodge

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way J. Sterling Morton did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience.

 

Arbor Lodge Mansion: Open for Weekend Visitors

 

See the 52-room mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

 

Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Daytime admission: $8 adults, $6 youth (age 3-12)

 

Special after-hours Mansion viewings (beginning November 29)

Fridays & Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Evening admission: $12 adults; $6 youth (age 3-12)

Christmas at the Mansion at Arbor Lodge

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way J. Sterling Morton did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience.

 

Arbor Lodge Mansion: Open for Weekend Visitors

 

See the 52-room mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

 

Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Daytime admission: $8 adults, $6 youth (age 3-12)

 

Special after-hours Mansion viewings (beginning November 29)

Fridays & Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Evening admission: $12 adults; $6 youth (age 3-12)

Christmas at the Mansion at Arbor Lodge

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way J. Sterling Morton did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience.

 

Arbor Lodge Mansion: Open for Weekend Visitors

 

See the 52-room mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

 

Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Daytime admission: $8 adults, $6 youth (age 3-12)

 

Special after-hours Mansion viewings (beginning November 29)

Fridays & Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Evening admission: $12 adults; $6 youth (age 3-12)

Christmas at the Mansion at Arbor Lodge

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way J. Sterling Morton did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience.

 

Arbor Lodge Mansion: Open for Weekend Visitors

 

See the 52-room mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

 

Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Daytime admission: $8 adults, $6 youth (age 3-12)

 

Special after-hours Mansion viewings (beginning November 29)

Fridays & Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Evening admission: $12 adults; $6 youth (age 3-12)

Christmas at the Mansion at Arbor Lodge

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way J. Sterling Morton did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience.

 

Arbor Lodge Mansion: Open for Weekend Visitors

 

See the 52-room mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

 

Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Daytime admission: $8 adults, $6 youth (age 3-12)

 

Special after-hours Mansion viewings (beginning November 29)

Fridays & Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Evening admission: $12 adults; $6 youth (age 3-12)

Grand Thanksgiving Buffet at Lied Lodge

A delectable buffet dinner in beautifully inspiring surroundings…that’s the Grand Thanksgiving Buffet at the Timbers at Lied Lodge & Conference Center. Leave the details — and the dishes — to us and enjoy a scrumptious holiday experience with your friends and family.

The Grand Thanksgiving Buffet is served Thursday, Nov. 28, from 11 am to 2:30 pm. The menu features whole roasted beef tenderloin, slow-roasted turkey, and all of the classic favorites – plus homemade gourmet desserts.

$35/adults; $15/children 5-12; free for children 4 and younger. Prices do not include tax or gratuity. Live music provided.

Reservations are required at 402-873-8740.

Christmas at the Mansion at Arbor Lodge

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way J. Sterling Morton did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience.

 

Arbor Lodge Mansion: Open for Weekend Visitors

 

See the 52-room mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

 

Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Daytime admission: $8 adults, $6 youth (age 3-12)

 

Special after-hours Mansion viewings (beginning November 29)

Fridays & Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Evening admission: $12 adults; $6 youth (age 3-12)

Christmas at the Mansion at Arbor Lodge

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way J. Sterling Morton did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience.

Arbor Lodge Mansion: Open for Weekend Visitors

See the 52-room mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Daytime admission: $8 adults, $6 youth (age 3-12)

Special after-hours Mansion viewings (beginning November 29)

Fridays & Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Evening admission: $12 adults; $6 youth (age 3-12)

Christmas at the Mansion at Arbor Lodge

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way J. Sterling Morton did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience.

Arbor Lodge Mansion: Open for Weekend Visitors

See the 52-room mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Daytime admission: $8 adults, $6 youth (age 3-12)

Special after-hours Mansion viewings (beginning November 29)

Fridays & Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Evening admission: $12 adults; $6 youth (age 3-12)

Living History Weekend – Vintage Halloween at Arbor Lodge

Step back in time to see historic trades, talents, and other demonstrations come alive inside Arbor Lodge Mansion and out on the beautiful grounds of Nebraska City’s National Historic Landmark.

The weekend is full of Vintage Halloween fun frivolity as we celebrate vintage Halloween customs, games, crafts, and décor from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Questions about Living History Weekends? Please call the mansion: 402-873-7222. Mansion admission is $8 adults, $6 youth (age 3-12).

Pumpkin Party at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

We’re celebrating no-scare Halloween fun at the Tree Adventure, and you’re invited!

This special pumpkin party is rain or shine, 9 a.m. –5 p.m., with regular admission. All ages are welcome to come in costume and enjoy:

 

  • Free hayrack rides to the pumpkin patch from 12 p.m.–4 p.m.
  • An Unnatural Halloween Hike along the Tree House Trail
  • Face painting at the tree house by Pea Pod Face Painting (additional fee)
  • Discovery Rides from 1 p.m.–3 p.m. on the hour (additional fee of $5 for adults & children 3 –12; call for reserved seats)
  • Halloween craft making
  • Free candy treats for the kids
  • Adventures in the corn maze

 

Celebrate fall at Tree Adventure! Questions? Call 402-873-8717.

Living History Weekend – Victorian Era at Arbor Lodge

See historic trades, talents, and other demonstrations come alive inside the mansion and out on the beautiful grounds of Nebraska City’s National Historic Landmark.

 

Journey back to the Victorian Times and enjoy displays of Victorian dresses, lacemaking, parlor music, parlor games, the language of the fan, and yard games.

 

Questions about Living History Weekends? Please call the mansion: 402-873-7222. Mansion admission is $8 adults, $6 youth (age 3-12).

Creepy Crawly Days at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Join us at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure for all things creepy! Engage with students from the UNL Entomology Department as they share “8-Legged Encounters” featuring fun activities that explore the world of spiders and their relatives.

Activity included with regular Tree Adventure admission. Questions? Call 402-873-8717.

Creepy Crawly Days at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Join us at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure for all things creepy! Engage with students from the UNL Entomology Department as they share “8-Legged Encounters” featuring fun activities that explore the world of spiders and their relatives.

Activity included with regular Tree Adventure admission. Questions? Call 402-873-8717.

Tree Climbing at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

When’s the last time you climbed a tree? Maybe when you were 10? Maybe never?

Tree Climbing at Tree Adventure is your opportunity to harness up and shimmy your way skyward in an old oak savanna. There’s even smaller-scale climbing options for the younger set.

Tree climbing activities are included with regular Tree Adventure admission, and it’s always a popular draw. Questions? Call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717.

This activity is available along with all the other classic fall fun at Arbor Day Farm: apple picking, the corn maze, hayrack rides, and plenty of apple pies, cider, caramel apples and other tasty treats.

See you in the trees!

Living History Weekend – All About Salt at Arbor Lodge

Step back in time to see historic trades, talents, and other demonstrations come alive inside Arbor Lodge Mansion and out on the beautiful grounds of Nebraska City’s National Historic Landmark.

Join us October 20 and 21 and discover the amazing evolution of salt and how Morton Salt revolutionized the industry. Plus, learn about some “salty superstitions” that have been passed down through the years.

Questions about Living History Weekends? Please call the mansion: 402-873-7222. Mansion admission is $8 adults, $6 youth (age 3-12).

Living History Weekend – Frontier Work & Play at Arbor Lodge

Step back in time to see historic trades, talents, and other demonstrations come alive inside Arbor Lodge Mansion and out on the beautiful grounds of Nebraska City’s National Historic Landmark.

 

Pioneers of many ethnic origins traveled their way to Nebraska. Join us as we celebrate the rich heritage of our ancestors with demonstrations and displays including vintage kitchen gadgets, rag dolls, frontier education, and blacksmithing.

 

Questions about Living History Weekends? Please call the mansion: 402-873-7222. Mansion admission is $8 adults, $6 youth (age 3-12).

Hayrack Ride, Storytelling & S’mores

Weekends this fall through Lied Lodge & Conference Center – the entire family will enjoy a mash-up of Arbor Day Farm’s most beloved fall season activities: hayrack rides, storytelling & s’mores!

On Friday and Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 27 thru Nov. 9, climb aboard a hayrack at the Lied Lodge lobby. Travel to Arbor Day Farm’s Morton Oak tree, where you’ll sip hot chocolate and apple cider, enjoy a hot dog, make s’mores, and listen to tales from a storyteller, before returning to Lied Lodge.

Tickets are $15.00+ tax for adults; $10+ tax for children, age 4-12. Children 3 and under are free but must sit on parent’s lap. Seating is limited on the hayrack, and this activity often sells out. To reserve your seat, please call Lied Lodge at 402-873-8733.

Want to make it a getaway? The Hayrack Ride, Storytelling & S’mores Package includes an overnight stay at Lied Lodge plus up to four (4) tickets for the hayrack ride activity; availability is limited, so please call to reserve: 402-873-8733.

Tree Climbing at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

When’s the last time you climbed a tree? Maybe when you were 10? Maybe never?

 

Tree Climbing at Tree Adventure is your opportunity to harness up and shimmy your way skyward in an old oak savanna. There’s even smaller-scale climbing options for the younger set.

 

Tree climbing activities are included with regular Tree Adventure admission, and it’s always a popular draw. Questions? Call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717.

 

This activity is available along with all the other classic fall fun at Arbor Day Farm: apple picking, the corn maze, hayrack rides, and plenty of apple pies, cider, caramel apples and other tasty treats.

Living History Weekend – Table Creek Rendezvous at Arbor Lodge

Step back in time to see historic trades, talents, and other demonstrations during Living History weekends at Arbor Day Farm.

September 28 & 29 is the Table Creek Rendezvous from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the Morton Oak Lawn near the Apple House Market. Enjoy blacksmithing, butter churning, breadmaking, tomahawk throwing, ropemaking, and Native beadworking.

All other Living History Weekends will be held at Arbor Lodge State Historical Park. Questions? Please call Arbor Lodge: 402-873-7222. Mansion admission is $8 adults, $6 youth (age 3-12).

Please note: Arbor Lodge Mansion and Arbor Lodge State Historical Park will be closed to the public on Sunday, September 29.

Hayrack Ride, Storytelling & S’mores

Weekends this fall through Lied Lodge & Conference Center – the entire family will enjoy a mash-up of Arbor Day Farm’s most beloved fall season activities: hayrack rides, storytelling & s’mores!

On Friday and Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 27 thru Nov. 9, climb aboard a hayrack at the Lied Lodge lobby. Travel to Arbor Day Farm’s Morton Oak tree, where you’ll sip hot chocolate and apple cider, enjoy a hot dog, make s’mores, and listen to tales from a storyteller, before returning to Lied Lodge.

Tickets are $15.00+ tax for adults; $10+ tax for children, age 4-12. Children 3 and under are free but must sit on parent’s lap. Seating is limited on the hayrack, and this activity often sells out. To reserve your seat, please call Lied Lodge at 402-873-8733.

Want to make it a getaway? The Hayrack Ride, Storytelling & S’mores Package includes an overnight stay at Lied Lodge plus up to four (4) tickets for the hayrack ride activity; availability is limited, so please call to reserve: 402-873-8733.

Johnny Appleseed at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Head to the Arbor Day Farm orchard to pick your own apples and stay to learn about Johnny Appleseed—a folk hero whose true story is as amazing as the myths. Pose for your own Johnny Appleseed photo as you learn about his history. Enjoy a tree-grafting demonstration and find out why he did not graft apple trees—but we do—and what difference it has made. Included with Tree Adventure admission.

Call 402-873-8717 for more information.

U-Pick Apples at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Enjoy the natural beauty of the fall season by picking your own apples in the Arbor Day Farm orchards inside Tree Adventure. Picking is expected to begin early- to mid-September depending on weather. Check our Facebook page for updates. Tree Adventure hours and admission apply. Questions? Call 402-873-8717.

Make it an extra special event with a free hayrack ride to the orchard weekends only September 28-October 20 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Complete your getaway with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Please call our Reservations Team to check the latest availability: 800-546-5433.

Johnny Appleseed at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Head to the Arbor Day Farm orchard to pick your own apples and stay to learn about Johnny Appleseed—a folk hero whose true story is as amazing as the myths. Pose for your own Johnny Appleseed photo as you learn about his history. Enjoy a tree-grafting demonstration and find out why he did not graft apple trees—but we do—and what difference it has made. Included with Tree Adventure admission.

Call 402-873-8717 for more information.

Harvest Celebration 2019 at Arbor Day Farm

The fun of the Harvest Celebration lasts all fall season at Arbor Day Farm. Head to the Tree Adventure, Apple House Market, and Arbor Lodge Mansion for autumn-inspired activities, including:

  • Sunset & S’mores: Saturdays, Sept. 7–14
  • Discovery Rides: Sept 1–Oct. 31
  • U-Pick Apples & Corn Maze: Daily, Sept. 1–Oct. 31
  • AppleJack Weekend: Sept. 21–22
  • U-Pick Pumpkins: Daily, Sept. 21–Oct. 31
  • Hayrack Ride to the Orchards: Weekends, Sept. 28–Oct. 20
  • Heirloom Apple Tasting: Weekends, Oct. 5­­–20
  • Living History at Arbor Lodge: Weekends, Sept. 28–Oct. 27
  • Pumpkin Party: Oct. 26

All-Access Day Pass includes admission to the Tree Adventure as well as the Arbor Lodge State Historical Park mansion. Discovery Rides tickets are an additional $5 per person. Call 402-873-8717 or go here for more information and current hours.

Complete your adventure with a stay at Lied Lodge for the perfect family escape. Overnight reservations: 800-546-5433 or online.

Summer Music Series at Arbor Day Farm

Experience an enjoyable evening of free music and yard games in a beautiful setting – the Arbor Day Farm historic barns! Bring a blanket and lawn chair or grab a picnic table, and then sit back and relax. Here’s this year’s lineup:

June 14 – Shawn Cole

June 28 – The Wildwoods

July 12 – Bryton Stoll & Savannah Chestnut

July 26 – Shawn Cole & DrUnK MoNkEY

August 9 – FREAKABOUT with Gallivant

August 23 – The Bottle Tops

 

Beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase as well as a limited variety of Porter’s barbecue items. Please no beer, wine, or other alcohol carried onto the property.

 

Make it a getaway with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Call 800-546-5433 or go online to reserve.

 

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Lemon Days at Arbor Day Farm

Join us for Lemon Days across Arbor Day Farm! Stop by any of our four gift shops (at Lied Lodge, the Apple House Market, Tree Adventure, and Arbor Lodge Mansion) for exclusive Lemon Days discounts.

Enjoy lemon treats and take part in fun activities. At Arbor Lodge Mansion, learn about the history of lemonade and lemonade stands. View a collection of juice reamers and enjoy a sample of this tasty summertime treat!

Questions? Call 402-873-8717.

Lemon Days at Arbor Day Farm

Join us for Lemon Days across Arbor Day Farm! Stop by any of our four gift shops (at Lied Lodge, the Apple House Market, Tree Adventure, and Arbor Lodge Mansion) for exclusive Lemon Days discounts.

Enjoy lemon treats and take part in fun activities. At Arbor Lodge Mansion, learn about the history of lemonade and lemonade stands. View a collection of juice reamers and enjoy a sample of this tasty summertime treat!

Questions? Call 402-873-8717.

Songs of the Cicadas at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Cicadas—LOUD and crazy! Called by some “the most interesting insect on the planet.” Engage in hands-on activities to find out how they make their songs and why they do it, then learn to recognize the songs in your own backyard. Get an up-close look at these singing marvels and discover more about their amazing life cycle and habits. Included with Tree Adventure admission.

Questions? Call 402-873-8717.

Sunflower Bloom at Arbor Day Farm

It’s a summertime tradition… Sunflowers in Bloom at Arbor Day Farm!

Come and see one of nature’s best shows. Bring your camera and grab a seat aboard the Discovery Ride for a memorable visit to Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure. Discovery Rides are Monday through Friday at 1:00 p.m. and on weekends at 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. The bloom typically occurs in early- to mid-August and lasts about two weeks depending on weather. Check out the Arbor Day Farm Facebook page for updates.

Tree Adventure admission plus $5.00 per person, ages 3 & up, for the Discovery Ride. Reservations are recommended. Call 402-873-8717 for updates and reservations.

Make it a getaway with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Rooms available. Reserve at 800-546-5433 or go online.

Songs of the Cicadas at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Cicadas—LOUD and crazy! Called by some “the most interesting insect on the planet.” Engage in hands-on activities to find out how they make their songs and why they do it, then learn to recognize the songs in your own backyard. Get an up-close look at these singing marvels and discover more about their amazing life cycle and habits. Included with Tree Adventure admission.

Questions? Call 402-873-8717.

Summer Music Series at Arbor Day Farm

Experience an enjoyable evening of free music and yard games in a beautiful setting – the Arbor Day Farm historic barns! Bring a blanket and lawn chair or grab a picnic table, and then sit back and relax. Here’s this year’s lineup:

June 14 – Shawn Cole

June 28 – The Wildwoods

July 12 – Bryton Stoll & Savannah Chestnut

July 26 – Shawn Cole & DrUnK MoNkEY

August 9 – FREAKABOUT with Gallivant

August 23 – The Bottle Tops

 

Beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase as well as a limited variety of Porter’s barbecue items. Please no beer, wine, or other alcohol carried onto the property.

 

Make it a getaway with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Call 800-546-5433 or go online to reserve.

 

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Christmas at the Mansion at Arbor Lodge

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way J. Sterling Morton did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience.

 

Arbor Lodge Mansion: Open for Weekend Visitors

 

See the 52-room mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

 

Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Daytime admission: $8 adults, $6 youth (age 3-12)

 

Special after-hours Mansion viewings (beginning November 29)

Fridays & Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Evening admission: $12 adults; $6 youth (age 3-12)

Nature Discovery Family Program at Arbor Day Farm

Gather the family and explore the wonders of nature at Arbor Day Farm. The adventure begins aboard the Discovery Ride as you travel through the orchard to South Table Creek. Come prepared to walk in the creek and spend time in unstructured exploration of minnows, dragonflies, rocks, and roots — all with a knowledgeable nature interpreter by your side. Each family receives a nature-themed book to take home.

This special event requires advanced registration and will be held each Saturday through August 4. The cost includes your Tree Adventure admission. Call 402-873-8717 for details.

Nature Discovery Family Program at Arbor Day Farm

Gather the family and explore the wonders of nature at Arbor Day Farm. The adventure begins aboard the Discovery Ride as you travel through the orchard to South Table Creek. Come prepared to walk in the creek and spend time in unstructured exploration of minnows, dragonflies, rocks, and roots — all with a knowledgeable nature interpreter by your side. Each family receives a nature-themed book to take home.

This special event requires advanced registration and will be held each Saturday through August 4. The cost includes your Tree Adventure admission. Call 402-873-8717 for details.

Garden Tea at Arbor Lodge Mansion

Join us in the garden of Arbor Lodge Mansion for a Garden Tea celebration. Wear your favorite summer hat and frock and sip on refreshing flavored teas and summer treats from the garden. Special summer programming to be announced. In addition to the tea, participants can embark on a self-guided tour of the mansion. If Mother Nature is uncooperative, we’ll gather in the Mansion’s sunroom. 

 

Reservations for the tea are required by July 23 and can be made by calling 402-873-7222. Cost is $18 per person and includes your mansion admission and entrance to the tea.

 

Summer Music Series at Arbor Day Farm

Experience an enjoyable evening of free music and yard games in a beautiful setting – the Arbor Day Farm historic barns! Bring a blanket and lawn chair or grab a picnic table, and then sit back and relax. Here’s this year’s lineup:

June 14 – Shawn Cole

June 28 – The Wildwoods

July 12 – Bryton Stoll & Savannah Chestnut

July 26 – Shawn Cole & DrUnK MoNkEY

August 9 – FREAKABOUT with Gallivant

August 23 – The Bottle Tops

 

Beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase as well as a limited variety of Porter’s barbecue items. Please no beer, wine, or other alcohol carried onto the property.

 

Make it a getaway with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Call 800-546-5433 or go online to reserve.

 

View Property Map

Summer Music Series at Arbor Day Farm

Experience an enjoyable evening of free music and yard games in a beautiful setting – the Arbor Day Farm historic barns! Bring a blanket and lawn chair or grab a picnic table, and then sit back and relax. Here’s this year’s lineup:

June 14 – Shawn Cole

June 28 – The Wildwoods

July 12 – Bryton Stoll & Savannah Chestnut

July 26 – Shawn Cole & DrUnK MoNkEY

August 9 – FREAKABOUT with Gallivant

August 23 – The Bottle Tops

 

Beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase as well as a limited variety of Porter’s barbecue items. Please no beer, wine, or other alcohol carried onto the property.

 

Make it a getaway with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Call 800-546-5433 or go online to reserve.

 

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Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday Celebration at Arbor Day Farm

Smokey Bear is turning 75 this year, and we want to celebrate! Smokey himself will be joining us along with Nebraska City Firefighters for photo opportunities and a chance to see a Big Red Firetruck! On June 29, the state Fire Marshall’s crew will also be on hand with their smoke trailer to let children practice fire safety in a safe, but realistic environment.

Enjoy a birthday treat at the Apple House Market, and explore the history of Smokey Bear through a special exhibit at Arbor Lodge Mansion. At the Tree Adventure, learn about important work the Arbor Day Foundation is doing in reforestation, plus make a Smokey Bear craft and collect fun giveaways. Free with admission.

Questions? Call 402-873-8717.

Summer Music Series at Arbor Day Farm

Experience an enjoyable evening of free music and yard games in a beautiful setting – the Arbor Day Farm historic barns! Bring a blanket and lawn chair or grab a picnic table, and then sit back and relax. Here’s this year’s lineup:

June 14 – Shawn Cole

June 28 – The Wildwoods

July 12 – Bryton Stoll & Savannah Chestnut

July 26 – Shawn Cole & DrUnK MoNkEY

August 9 – FREAKABOUT with Gallivant

August 23 – The Bottle Tops

 

Beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase as well as a limited variety of Porter’s barbecue items. Please no beer, wine, or other alcohol carried onto the property.

 

Make it a getaway with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Call 800-546-5433 or go online to reserve.

 

View Property Map

Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday Celebration at Arbor Day Farm

Smokey Bear is turning 75 this year, and we want to celebrate! Smokey himself will be joining us along with Nebraska City Firefighters for photo opportunities and a chance to see a Big Red Firetruck! On June 29, the state Fire Marshall’s crew will also be on hand with their smoke trailer to let children practice fire safety in a safe, but realistic environment.

Enjoy a birthday treat at the Apple House Market, and explore the history of Smokey Bear through a special exhibit at Arbor Lodge Mansion. At the Tree Adventure, learn about important work the Arbor Day Foundation is doing in reforestation, plus make a Smokey Bear craft and collect fun giveaways. Free with admission.

Questions? Call 402-873-8717.

International Picnic Day at Arbor Day Farm

Celebrate International Picnic Day on the grounds of Arbor Day Farm. Inside the beautiful Arbor Lodge Mansion, learn about the history of picnics and view historic picnic photographs. Several yard games (including croquet, yard darts, checkers, and bocce ball) will be set up on the front lawn of Arbor Lodge for you to play.

 

Bring your own lunch to the Tree Adventure and eat under our towering oak trees. Then enjoy a special treat from 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. at the fire pit and roast a “ladyfinger” biscuit with your choice of toppings. Take part in make-and-take kite making and outdoor games and activities from 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

 

Don’t want to bring your lunch? Porter’s at the Apple House Market can fix your family a picnic lunch of delicious barbecue to go. Stop in or call 402-873-8777.

 

For other questions, call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717.

Summer Music Series at Arbor Day Farm

Experience an enjoyable evening of free music and yard games in a beautiful setting – the Arbor Day Farm historic barns! Bring a blanket and lawn chair or grab a picnic table, and then sit back and relax. Here’s this year’s lineup:

June 14 – Shawn Cole

June 28 – The Wildwoods

July 12 – Bryton Stoll & Savannah Chestnut

July 26 – Shawn Cole & DrUnK MoNkEY

August 9 – FREAKABOUT with Gallivant

August 23 – The Bottle Tops

 

Beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase as well as a limited variety of Porter’s barbecue items. Please no beer, wine, or other alcohol carried onto the property.

 

Make it a getaway with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Call 800-546-5433 or go online to reserve.

 

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Sunset & S’mores at Arbor Day Farm

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 8:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00 p.m. for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.