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Arbor Day Farm Features Nature-Inspired Easter Weekend

date 04/02/09

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Jeff Salem, Director of Communications & Public Relations,   email

Nebraska City, Neb. (April 2, 2009) – Here's a new and enchanting way for children to spend Easter weekend while making connections with the natural world at springtime. Arbor Day Farm's Tree Adventure Easter Egg-citement is a spring celebration that sparks the imagination of children as they seek and discover nature.

Tree Adventure Easter Egg-citement includes an egg and nature hunt, and allows children to hold baby chicks, bunnies and lambs, and encounter plenty of fun along the trail. The event is open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, April 11-12 at Arbor Day Farm. Admission is $6.50 for adults, $4.50 for children 4-12, and free for children 3 and under.

On Easter Sunday, enjoy a special Brunch at Arbor Day Farm's Lied Lodge & Conference Center. The brunch includes prime rib of Nebraska beef, apple wood smoked turkey, grilled swordfish steaks, four-cheese stuffed ravioli, smoked pit ham, garden vegetable quiche, smoked bacon and sausage, fresh baked breads, appetizers and desserts. Easter brunch will be served from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., and the cost is $29.95 for adults, $14.95 for children 4-11, and free for children 3 and under. Make reservations by calling (402) 873-8740.

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

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