Events

Film screenings happen every Wednesday at 8pm

Outdoor Film screenings are at dusk (sundown) out on the Comfort Station lawn.

Music performances happen every Thursday at 7pm

Art openings happen the first Saturday of every month, and are displayed for the entirety of the month

All other events happen intermittently

 

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Fruit Tree Grafting with Chicago Rarities Orchard Project

Learn about fruit tree propagation and how to graft at this hands-on workshop. Apple root stock and scion wood will be available for purchase at cost if you want to try your hand at making a fruit tree that will produce in 4-6 years, but the instruction is free!

Please bring a utility knife with fresh blades or a grafting knife. Grafting-specific knives will also be available for purchase.

Root stock ($3)
Scion wood ($2)
Grafting knives ($18)

Chicago Rarities Orchard Project is a non-profit organization founded to establish community rare-fruit orchards in Chicago. These orchards, designed for reclaimed spaces, are dedicated to preserving a few of the thousands of varieties of tree fruit that aren't commonly commercially grown, while providing open space and educational opportunities to Chicagoans.

Contact: Vanessa Smith crop@chicagorarities.org