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Arbor Day Farm Features Nature-Inspired Easter Weekend

03/06/08

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Arbor Day Foundation
Sean Barry

Nebraska City, Neb. (March 6, 2007) – Experience the beauty of Arbor Day Farm, and enjoy the natural surroundings throughout Easter weekend, March 22 and 23. There’s something for the whole family to enjoy.

Start off the weekend at the Tree Adventure attraction with a nature-inspired Easter egg hunt. This spring celebration includes a seek-and-discover nature hunt and egg hunt along the trails, and features live bunnies and chicks. The event takes place Saturday from noon until 5 p.m., and is included with the price of admission. For more information, call (402) 873-8717.

On Easter Sunday, start off the day with a sunrise service on the Hazelnut Lawn at Lied Lodge & Conference Center. The service begins at 6:30 a.m., and will be held inside Lied Lodge in case of inclement weather.

Following the service, enjoy an unforgettable Easter Brunch at Lied Lodge. The brunch includes carved roasted turkey and Nebraska prime rib, pan seared red trout amandine, glazed smoked pit ham, a breakfast bar and assorted sweets. Easter Brunch will be served from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., and the cost is $29.95 for adults, $12.95 for children 4-11, and free for children 3 and under. Make reservations by calling (402) 873-8740.

Lied Lodge & Conference Center is also offering an inclusive package which includes an overnight stay on March 22 for two adults and two children, admission for four at the Tree Adventure attraction, and Easter Brunch. A special package price for the family is $199. Make reservations by calling (800) 546-5433.

About the Arbor Day Foundation: The Arbor Day Foundation is a nonprofit environmental and education organization of nearly one million members, with a mission to inspire people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees. More information on the Foundation and its programs can be found at www.arborday.org.

About Arbor Day Farm: Arbor Day Farm is a 260-acre historic landmark and part of the former estate of Arbor Day founder J. Sterling Morton, and home to the world-class Lied Lodge & Conference Center, numerous conservation demonstration areas and the unique Tree Adventure family attraction. More information about Arbor Day Farm can be found at www.arbordayfarm.org.