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.

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.

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

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

Hard Cider Tasting Experience at Arbor Day Farm

Please note: The location for hard cider tasting has been changed to the Historic Barns for September 20.

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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

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.

Hard Cider Tasting Experience at the Historic Barns

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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Celebrate the tastes of the apple harvest with a hard cider tasting experience at the Historic Morton Barns. Representatives from Saro Cider in Lincoln, Nebraska, will be on hand to talk about the cider-making process and help you navigate your way through the crisp and delightful offerings

Purchase tickets in advance at arbordayfarm.showclix.com. Tickets will be available two weeks in advance and are $8 for 4 tastings. Tasting sessions will be held every 90 minutes between 2:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. You must be 21 years or older to participate in this event.

During the tasting, we will be sampling three Saro Cider favorites, including Sanibel Grapefruit, Miami Orange Shandy, and Three Sisters, as well as Joy Harvest — a limited variety made collaboratively with Arbor Day Farm for this year’s AppleJack celebration.

Stick around after the final tasting for live music from Daybreak beginning at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults; $5 for kids 12-3; and free for kids 2 and under. Purchase tickets in advance at arbordayfarm.showclix.com beginning September 5. Porter’s barbecue plus alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be available throughout the evening.

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

Applicious at the Tree Adventure

There’s nothing better than apples and cider to spice up your winter! Join us at the Tree Adventure to taste test the keeper apples from our Preservation Orchard and sip hot Arbor Day Farm cider. Take home an apple craft and learn about our orchard. Free with your Tree Adventure admission.
Questions? Call 402-873-8717.

Arbor Day Weekend Celebration at Arbor Day Farm

We’ve made a few changes to our Arbor Day Weekend lineup. The steady rainfall is great for the trees, but it calls for a slight adjustment to our scheduled outdoor activities.

Enjoy these fun activities this weekend:

At the Tree Adventure:

  • Make a Woodland Critter craft
  • Learn “What Comes From a Tree”
  • See “Trees Up Close and Personal”
  • Uncover the world of “Pelts and Skulls”
  • Talk to a Master Gardener
  • Tree Adventure admission: $8 adults; $6 youth (age 3-12). Includes a tree seedling to plant at home.

At the Apple House Market and Pie Garden:
Sip Arbor Day Farm’s newest wine varieties while you shop for jams, jellies, salsa, honey, pies, and other tasty treats. Enjoy an apple slushee and light lunch.

 At Lied Lodge:
Relax, retreat, and gather together at the all-new Lied Lodge. Fully-updated guest rooms, indoor pool, award-winning restaurant, and on-site spa. For availability and reservations, call 800-546-5433.

 Arbor Lodge State Historical Park is open for visitors, too. Take an inspiring, up-close look at the life and legacy of J. Sterling Morton, the founder of Arbor Day. See more than 200 varieties of lilacs during guided tours at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

 At the Morton Mansion:

  • Explore the 52-room mansion and learn about the history of Arbor Day and spring planting on the Morton farm
  • Enjoy parlor entertainment and fresh flowers throughout the mansion
  • Mansion admission: $8 adults; $6 youth (age 3-12)

Enjoy the full Arbor Day Farm experience with the All-Access Day Pass

  • Morton Mansion, Tree Adventure, and the Apple House Market are open Saturday 9 a.m.–5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Admission: $15 adults; $11 youth (age 3-12)

Tree Climbing Weekend at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

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

Tree Climbing Weekend at Arbor Day Farm 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 about tree climbing? 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!

Hayrack, S’mores, & Cider at Lied Lodge & Conference Center

Weekends this fall, the entire family will enjoy a mash-up of Arbor Day Farm’s most beloved fall season activities: hayrack rides, cider, s’mores and storytelling!

On Fridays and Saturdays nights, Sept. 30 thru Nov. 12, climb aboard a hayrack at the Lied Lodge lobby, where your journey begins at 7:00pm sharp. Travel to Arbor Day Farm’s Morton Oak tree, where you’ll sip hot apple cider, make s’mores, and enjoy tales from a storyteller, then return to Lied Lodge by approximately 8:45pm.

Tickets are $15.00+ tax for adults; $10+ tax for children, age 3-12. Seating is limited on the hayrack, and this activity often sells out. To reserve your seat, please call Lied Lodge at 800-546-5433.

Want to make it a getaway? The Hayrack, S’mores, & Cider 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: 800-546-5433.

2016 Applejack Festival at Arbor Day Farm

Mark your calendar: Nebraska City’s annual Applejack Festival is Sept. 16-18, 2016. We invite you to join us in celebrating an abundant apple harvest!

At the Tree Adventure:
• Pick your own apples in the orchard.
• Climb aboard the Discovery Ride with a stop in the Preservation Orchard. Rides depart hourly, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
• Enjoy live music, bubble making, face painting, and wood carving demonstrations.
• Admission: $8 adults, $6 youth (ages 3-12). Discovery Ride tickets are an additional $5 per person.
• Open extended hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

At the Apple House Market:
• Shop for apples by the bag or bushel.
• Taste Arbor Day Farm wines.
• Select apple pies, caramel apples, fresh-pressed cider, and other fall season treats.
• Choose from assorted food truck fare in the back lawn area.
• Open extended hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

At the Historic Barns:
• Shop at the craft show, featuring 50+ booths of hand-crafted items. Open Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• Sample heirloom apples from the Preservation Orchard.
• Snack on apple pies, caramel apples, apple slushies, beer, wine, and more.

At Arbor Lodge Mansion:
• Tour the 52-room mansion of J. Sterling Morton, the founder of Arbor Day.
• Find delicious fare at the food truck.
• Enjoy a Model A car show; Sept. 18 only, 9 a.m.to 3 p.m.

At Lied Lodge:
• Savor a chef-inspired meal with sweeping views of Arbor Day Farm.
• Board the festival trolley between Arbor Day Farm venues, Steinhart Lodge parking lot, and Nebraska City High School Parking Lot.

Hoping to stay overnight at Lied Lodge? Rooms sell out quickly in the fall season, but please call our Reservations Team to check the latest availability: 800-546-5433.

 

Hues of the Orchard at Apple House Market

Tap into your creative side and share in a painting party with friends on February 25, at 6:30pm at the Apple House Market at Arbor Day Farm.

You and the other painters will each transform a 12″x16″ blank canvas into your own unique works of art depicting a festive snowman; $35 per person includes all the art materials you’ll need and one glass of wine or hot cider. Children over 8 are welcome to join in the fun. Session is led by Deanna Freiling of Arbor Day Farm.

To reserve your seat, please call the Apple House Market at (402) 873-8710.

Hues of the Orchard at Apple House Market

Tap into your creative side and share in a painting party with friends on February 11, at 6:30pm at the Apple House Market at Arbor Day Farm.

You and the other painters will each transform a 12″x16″ blank canvas into your own unique works of art depicting a festive snowman; $35 per person includes all the art materials you’ll need and one glass of wine or hot cider. Children over 8 are welcome to join in the fun. Session is led by Deanna Freiling of Arbor Day Farm.

To reserve your seat, please call the Apple House Market at (402) 873-8710.

Hues of the Orchard at Apple House Market

Tap into your creative side and share in a painting party with friends on January 28, at 6:30pm at the Apple House Market at Arbor Day Farm.

You and the other painters will each transform a 12″x16″ blank canvas into your own unique works of art depicting a festive snowman; $35 per person includes all the art materials you’ll need and one glass of wine or hot cider. Children over 8 are welcome to join in the fun. Session is led by Deanna Freiling of Arbor Day Farm.

To reserve your seat, please call the Apple House Market at (402) 873-8710.