All the Information You Need…In One Place
Consider this Event Planning Toolkit your one-stop guide to the many options available at Lied Lodge & Conference Center at Arbor Day Farm. From room diagrams and seating capacity charts to food menus and airport shuttle requests, you'll find much of what you need right here.
Dedicated meeting planners are ready to assist you with the choices and recommend solutions for your unique needs. Please don’t hesitate to contact us. We’re here to help make your event a success.
Team-Building Activity Options
Food & Beverage
The Rosenow Room is located on Lied Lodge’s conference level, with windows looking out to the nine-acre hybrid hazelnut field. It features a stone fireplace on the south wall, and the room can be divided into four smaller rooms for team building or breakout sessions.
The Marcotte Room is located behind Lied Lodge’s conference level fireplace. This meeting room features windows looking out to the nine-acre hybrid hazelnut field and is great for intimate parties or smaller groups.
The Steinhart Room is located on Lied Lodge’s conference level, with windows looking out to the nine-acre hybrid hazelnut field. It features a 7′ 4″ x 11′ built-in rear projection screen to display your presentation or video, and the room can be divided into four smaller rooms for team building or breakout sessions.
The Terrace Room is located just off the Lied Lodge lobby and provides sweeping views of Arbor Lodge State Historical Park. The Terrace Room breaks down into two smaller meeting rooms for team building or breakout sessions.
The Executive Boardroom is located on the 4th floor of Lied Lodge & Conference Center. It features a conference table and chairs plus an adjacent casual seating area with kitchenette, granite breakfast bar, and private bathroom. The French doors open to a tree-top view of the Lied Lodge parking lot arboretum, showcasing 400 plantings of nearly 50 varieties of trees.
The Hospitality Suite is located in close proximity to the Lied Lodge Lobby, with views of the arboretum. This meeting room features a casual seating area, conference table with chairs, kitchenette with granite breakfast bar, and private bathroom. It is the ideal setting for smaller meetings and intimate gatherings.
Steinhart Lodge is an impressive stone building built in 1949. Located just a short, tree-lined walk from Lied Lodge & Conference Center, Steinhart Lodge features rustic chandeliers, exposed timber beams, a full kitchen, and a fireplace. Available for groups of up to 200 people, this unique venue serves as a memorable group meeting and dining facility and works well as exhibit space.
The Historic Barns at Arbor Day Farm were originally built in the early 1900s. After restoration efforts, the barns serve as a unique venue for evening barbecues, fresh-air lunches, wedding receptions, breakout sessions, and team-building activities. The Historic Barns are a 10-minute walk from Lied Lodge & Conference Center or can be reached by prearranged shuttle or hayrack ride.
Arbor Lodge State Historical Park is located adjacent to Lied Lodge and Arbor Day Farm and offers a unique historical perspective on the origins of Arbor Day, the tree planter’s holiday. The park includes a 52-room historic mansion furnished with priceless artifacts and mementos of J. Sterling Morton and his family, a carriage house and tack room with examples of vintage transportation from the Morton’s personal collection, bronze monuments, a whispering bench, picnic areas, and other unique locations for memorable meetings.
Meeting Room Capacity Chart
|Room||Sq. Feet||Dimensions||Ceiling Height||Theater||Rds. of 8 without AV||Rds. of 8 with AV||Business Rds. of 5||Classroom||U-Shape||Hollow Sq.|
|Rosenow Room||4,672||64x73||11′6″ *||380||280||264||165||144||56||72|
|Rosenow A & B||1,984||64x31||11′6″ *||120||120||96||60||56||34||52|
|Rosenow AB & C||3,264||64x51||11′6″ *||220||200||160||100||100||40||56|
|Rosenow C & D||2,688||64x42||11′6″ *||200||200||160||100||96||40||56|
|Rosenow A||992||32x31||11′6″ *||60||40||32||20||24||14||20|
|Rosenow B||992||32x31||11′6″ *||60||40||32||20||24||14||20|
|Rosenow C||1,280||64x20||11′6″ *||90||64||56||35||36||20||24|
|Rosenow D||1,408||64x22||11′6″ *||90||64||56||35||36||20||24|
|Steinhart Room||3,819||57x67||11′6″ *||350||224||192||120||128||54||68|
|Steinhart A & B||1,824||57x32||11′6″ *||100||96||80||50||48||30||44|
|Steinhart AB & C||2,964||57x52||11′6″ *||200||160||128||80||84||40||54|
|Steinhart C & D||2,166||57x38||11′6″ *||180||104||88||55||60||34||48|
|Steinhart A||896||28x32||11′6″ *||50||40||32||20||24||14||20|
|Steinhart B||896||28x32||11′6″ *||50||40||32||20||24||14||20|
|Steinhart C||1,140||57x20||11′6″ *||60||40||32||20||18||16||20|
|Steinhart D||1,026||57x18||11′6″ *||60||40||32||20||18||16||20|
|Marcotte Room||504||28 x18||10′6″ *||50||40||32||20||14||16||20|
|Terrace Room||1,026||38x27||9′6″ *||70||72||48||30||26||22||28|
|Terrace A||513||19x27||9′6″ *||30||32||24||15||12||12||16|
|Terrace B||513||19x27||9′6″ *||30||32||24||15||12||12||16|
|Boardroom||247||13x19||15′**||Permanent conference table (seats 10)|
|Hospitality Suite 304||360||26x19||15′**||Permanent conference table (seats 10) Space includes additional seating and kitchenette|
** Elevation at sloping ceiling peak
*** Beams @ Lodge are 10′ 11″ high
- Theater-style capacities will vary based on chairs selected for the meeting.
- Pillars, fireplaces, and doorways may affect some room arrangements.
- Conference style is not recommended for groups of over 16 people unless placed in several pods.
- Capacity decreases when other equipment is added to the room setup (audiovisual equipment, dance floor, stage, cake tables, bar, etc.).
Available A/V Equipment
- Adjustable meeting space
- Projectors and screens
- Laptop rentals
- High-speed internet access
- Wireless internet access
- DVD and CD players
- Microphones and speakers
- In-house technical support
Once again, you have raised the bar on the level of service, professionalism, and friendliness you showed during our recent Staff Enrichment Week. We look forward to a return visit next spring.The Nature Conservancy