Events

Skip Navigation LinksHome > Events > Jackson
Login
Start:
RadDatePicker
RadDatePicker
Open the calendar popup.
End:
RadDatePicker
RadDatePicker
Open the calendar popup.
Date / TimeEventCategoryCountyPark
Sep 23 Saturday 1:00 PM Monarch Tagging
Be a part of the Monarch Butterfly's incredible journey to Mexico! We will catch, tag and release Monarchs that will help us track the butterfly and learn more about their mysterious migration.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Sep 30 Saturday 1:00 PM Monarch Tagging
Be a part of the Monarch Butterfly's incredible journey to Mexico
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Oct 14 Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Drive the Rec Trail
We're making a one-hour exception to the motor vehicle rule on the Recreation Trail! Bring your vehicle or 4-wheeler to the Spragueville entrance and drive to Z34 on the trail.
Special Events Jackson Bear River Recreation Trail
Oct 15 Sunday 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Dinner in the Diner
Savor a delicious 5-course meal prepared by Friends of Jackson County Conservation members. All proceeds from dinner go to the Prairie Creek Pavilion.Stay for the program "Grass Between the Rails"
Special Events Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Oct 15 Sunday 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Grass Between the Rails
Celebrate Iowa’s railroad heritage with a unique blend of stories and original folk songs about the development of railroads in Iowa from Denny Rehder, a historian from Des Moines.Join us for Dinner in the Diner at 12:30 on October 15th.
Special Events Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Oct 20 Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Buy 5 Raffle Tickets
Sign up HERE to by 5 raffle tickets for a chance to win a canoe, bicycle or cash prize!! All proceeds go to the construction of the Prairie Creek Pavilion.
Special Events Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Oct 20 Friday 10:00 AM Nature Tales: Bats
Join us with your pre-school aged tots to learn all about bats!
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Oct 20 Friday 5:00 PM Voyager Canoe Paddling Trip
Come learn how to paddle a 29- foot canoe!
Programs Jackson South Sabula Lake Park
Oct 21 Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Youth Outdoor Skills Day
Learn new outdoor recreation skills with this fun-filled activity circuit!
Special Events Jackson Hurstville Fishing Pond
Oct 22 Sunday 2:00 PM Iowa Honey Queen 2017
Come learn about honey bees, honey, and beekeeping at this interactive, informative program presented by the 2017 Iowa Honey Queen, Carly Vannoy!
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Oct 27 Friday 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Spooky Stories in Prairie Creek Park
Join Jackson County Conservation and Layers of Maquoketa for an evening of spooky storytelling at the newly constructed Prairie Creek Pavilion! Come to listen or bring a story to share! 7:30-8 will be kid-friendly stories, 8:00-9:00 BEWARE!
Special Events Jackson Prairie Creek Recreation Area
Nov 17 Friday 10:00 AM Nature Tales: Leafy Leaves
Join us with your preschool aged tots to learn about leaves through stories, games, crafts and other activities
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Nov 19 Sunday 1:00 PM Natural Soap Making Workshop
Join a naturalist in learning the history, chemistry, process and benefits of making your own homemade soap.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Dec 7 Thursday 5:30 PM Basket Weaving Workshop
Basket weaving is one of the most widely spread crafts in the history of human civilization. And now's your chance to learn this great skill.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Dec 15 Friday 10:00 AM Nature Tales: Mammals
Join us with your pre-school aged tots to learn all about Iowa's mammals through stories, games, crafts and other activities!
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center

35