Events

Skip Navigation LinksHome > Events > Winter Activities
Login
Start:
RadDatePicker
RadDatePicker
Open the calendar popup.
End:
RadDatePicker
RadDatePicker
Open the calendar popup.
Date / TimeEventCategoryCountyPark
Data pager
Data pager
Page size:
PageSizeComboBox
select
 105 items in 5 pages
Dec 17 Monday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM OWLS (Older Wiser Livelier Souls) - Birding 101
Join a Naturalist to learn all about Buchanan County Parks. Each OWLS program will meet at a different park each month.
Programs Buchanan Fontana Park
Dec 18 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Luminary Hike - Tuesday, December 18 - 6:00 -7:30 PM
Let luminaries light your way on a self-guided hike around McFarland Lake at a special wintry hike.
Programs Story McFarland Park
Dec 18 Tuesday 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Luminary Hike - Tuesday, December 18 - 7:30-9:00 pm
Let luminaries light your way on a self-guided hike around McFarland Lake at a special wintry hike.
Programs Story McFarland Park
Dec 19 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Nature Story Hour - Snow!
Books come to life at the Nature Center!
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Dec 19 Wednesday 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Light the Night ( Dec. 19 5:30-7)
Celebrate winter’s official arrival and the longest night of the year! We will take a short hike along the Discovery Trail lit with luminaries, enjoy a fire under the stars and share a cup of hot cocoa.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 19 Wednesday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Luminary Hike - Wednesday, December 19 - 6:00 -7:30 PM
Let luminaries light your way on a self-guided hike around McFarland Lake at a special wintry hike. End the experience with hot cocoa by a campfire.
Programs Story McFarland Park
Dec 19 Wednesday 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Luminary Hike - Wednesday, December 19 - 7:30-9:00 pm
Let luminaries light your way on a self-guided hike around McFarland Lake at a special wintry hike. End the experience with hot cocoa by a campfire.
Programs Story McFarland Park
Dec 20 Thursday 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Light the Night (12/20)
Celebrate winter’s official arrival and the longest night of the year! We will take a short hike along the Discovery Trail lit with luminaries, enjoy a fire under the stars and share a cup of hot cocoa.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 20 Thursday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Luminary Hike - Thursday, December 20, 2019 - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Let luminaries light your way on a self-guided hike around McFarland Lake at a special wintry hike.
Programs Story McFarland Park
Dec 20 Thursday 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Light the Night (12/20 from 7:30-9)
Celebrate winter’s official arrival and the longest night of the year! We will take a short hike along the Discovery Trail lit with luminaries, enjoy a fire under the stars and share a cup of hot cocoa.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 21 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM KinderNature- Winter Solstice Party
Learn about the winter solstice and the movements of the Earth. This is part of our homeschool series geared for Kdg-3rd grade.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Dec 21 Friday 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Light the Night
Celebrate winter’s official arrival and the longest night of the year! We will take a short hike along the Discovery Trail lit with luminaries, enjoy a fire under the stars and share a cup of hot cocoa.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 21 Friday 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Light the Night (just added)
Celebrate winter’s official arrival and the longest night of the year! We will take a short hike along the Discovery Trail lit with luminaries, enjoy a fire under the stars and share a cup of hot cocoa.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 22 Saturday 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM Winter Celebration and Full Moon Hike
Join Winneshiek County Conservation for a winter celebration and full moon hike!
Special Events Winneshiek Lake Meyer Park and Campground
Dec 27 Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Snowshoe Hike - December
Come and experience the snowy trials of McFarland Park on snowshoes!
Programs Story McFarland Park
Dec 27 Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Air Rifle Target Shooting
Target shooting is a lifelong sport and can be practiced for most at an early age and continue through adulthood. Learn the basics of air rifle target shooting from PCC naturalists certified from the Student Air Rifle Program.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 27 Thursday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Christmas Break at Lime Creek
It’s time to get the kids out of the house for some fresh air!
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Dec 27-28 Thursday 2:00 PM - 9:00 AM Winter Nature Adventure Overnight Camp
Youth in grades 4th-6th are welcome to Winter Nature Adventure Overnight Camp! Come participate in fun, hands on winter, and nature activities while making new friends.
Youth Camps Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Dec 28 Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Winter Day Camp 1
Winter Break Camp
Youth Camps Plymouth Hillview Recreation Area
Dec 28 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Winter Hike
Take a hike with a naturalist and discover the wonder of the forest in the winter. FREE. No registration required.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 31 Monday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Noon Year's Eve
Come celebrate the New Year with Mother Nature. Activities will include a short nature hike, noisemaker craft, animal themed snack and a countdown to midnight.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 31 Monday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Noon Year's Eve
Come celebrate the New Year with Mother Nature. Activities will include a short nature hike, noisemaker craft, animal themed snack and a countdown to midnight.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jan 3 Thursday 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Toddler Tales
Let your imagination run wild with this fun, nature-themed story time! Hear a story followed by the naturalist’s choice of an activity such as an animal encounter, puppets or a craft.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jan 5 Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Snowshoe Hike
Learn how fun and easy snowshoeing can be while experiencing the great outdoors. Wear warm waterproof boots.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Jan 8, 2019 Tuesday 11:00 AM O.W.L.S. - Climate for Change
Join Ty Smedes for a slide presentation and lecture, as we discover many spectacular species of wildlife and explore some of our planet’s most wild places.
Programs Story McFarland Park
11