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September 2013


Nature Tour with Bruce Hannon

September 28, 2013 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

FREE!!!

Join Bruce Hannon on Saturday, September 28th for a nature tour on the south side of Allerton. This tour will focus on an important, but little known aspect of the history of Allerton Park - how a small group of concerned citizens successfully fought to stop construction of a dam that would have flooded the park's lowlands, and how, in the process, Allerton was named a National Natural Landmark. Lost Garden Parking lot is represented by the Red Star!

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October 2013


Bark at the Park

October 12, 2013 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Contact Mindy Brand, brand@illinois.edu, with any questions.

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March 2014


Gardener’s Day 2014

March 29, 2014 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Allerton Park & Retreat Center,

515 Old Timber Road

Monticello,

IL

61856

United States

$10

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April 2014


TRAIL-GLO 5K

April 4, 2014 @ 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Allerton Park & Retreat Center,

515 Old Timber Road

Monticello,

IL

61856

United States

Come experience Allerton After Dark and see the park in a whole new light! 2014 will see the inaugural TRAIL-GLO 5K race, starting and finishing near the Visitor Center. This unique and brand new event is being hosted by the Allerton Trails Half Marathon & 10K Race. You'll follow illuminated trail markings under a waxing crescent moon (we checked), accumulating extra glow as you go. You'll also pass right through the nighttime magic of the Sunken Garden, Chinese Musicians, Rodin's…

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