Sep
22
Thu
Homeschool Fall Learning Series – Natural Dye @ Woodlands Nature Station
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Explore chemistry while creating a tie-dyed bandana using plants! All materials provided.

  • Call 270-924-2020 to reserve your spot. $3.00/participant.
  • Pre-registration is required.  Program limited to 25 participants. Program meets at Nature Station picnic pavilion and does not include admission to the Woodlands Nature Station.
Sep
24
Sat
National Public Lands Day 2022 @ Woodlands Nature Station and Homeplace
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Visit the Woodlands Nature Station and Homeplace 1850s Working Farm today for Free admission as a thank you to all our wonderful visitors as part of National Public Lands Day.

National Public Lands Day 2022 @ Homeplace Working Farm and Agricultural Museum
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Visit the Woodlands Nature Station and Homeplace 1850s Working Farm today for Free admission as a thank you to all our wonderful visitors as part of National Public Lands Day.

Cache In – Trash Out (National Public Lands Day Clean Up Event) @ Kentucky Lake Scenic Drive Picnic Area
Sep 24 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Meet us at 11 am on National Public Lands Day (Sep 24) at the KY Lake Scenic Drive Picnic Area [N 36 degrees 59.020 W 088 degrees 13.557 or UTM 16S E 39089r N 4093762]

First we will sign in, say hi to all the other ‘cachers’, get some fun stuff, pick up trash bags & gear.

We will then head out to GeoCache at 11:30 am.  Meet back up at the original parking lot at 1 pm to load up the trash bags for disposal and picnic together.  Bring your own lunch & chair.  We will bring water and chips to share.

See you there!

Oct
1
Sat
Wolf Week at the Woodlands Nature Station @ Woodlands Nature Station
Oct 1 – Oct 7 all-day

Fall break is all about wolves at Nature Station!

Come visit our resident endangered red wolves and join their “pack” of wolf admirers. Attend special wolf programs offered each day, join the red wolves for feeding time daily at 2:30pm (except for Friday, Oct. 7 when it will be held at 3:30pm), become a werewolf, and more!

Discover why these cunning canines have inspired awe in people for generations. See individual program descriptions below for complete details.

Wolf Week Programs:
Saturday, October 1
11am-1pm – Wolf Origami
11:30am – Club Tooth & Claw
12:30pm – The True Story of the Three Little Pigs Puppet Show
1-3pm – DIY Canine Track Books
2:30pm – Red Wolf Treat Time

Sunday, October 2
11am-1pm – Playdough Puppies
11:30am – Eat, Prey, Love
1-3pm – DIY Canine Track Books
2:30pm – Happy Wolf Day Party!
3:30pm – Sunday Funday: Crafty Coyotes

Monday, October 3
1:30pm – The Rare Red, a Look Ahead
2:30pm – Red Wolf Treat Time

Tuesday, October 4
1:30pm – I Wish I Were Werewolf
2:30pm – Red Wolf Treat Time

Wednesday, October 5
1:30pm – Crafty Coyotes
2:30pm – Red Wolf Treat Time

Thursday, October 6
2:30pm – Red Wolf Treat Time

Friday, October 7
1:30pm – Back with the Pack
3:30pm – Red Wolf Treat Time

Oct
6
Thu
Physician, Heal Thyself @ Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Agricultural Museum
Oct 6 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

There were many medical advances in the 19th century and plenty of “remedies” being sold to cure whatever ails you, but have you checked out your favorite cookbook? Recipes for tonics, tinctures, salves and ointments were handed down through the generations just like the secret formula for Grandma’s Favorite Fancy Fudge. We are teaching and learning about folk medicine today!

Oct
8
Sat
Wooly Bear Weekend @ Woodlands Nature Station
Oct 8 – Oct 9 all-day

Bring the family to Nature Station during the Columbus Day holiday weekend for a kid-friendly weekend packed with cool activities! The wooly bear worm has been a common symbol and traditional sign of autumn and the changing season Let’s use it as our mascot to celebrate other fall traditions!

Oct
9
Sun
Ghosts & Goblins Mystery Van Tour @ Woodlands Nature Station
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

BOO! What was that?!

Explore the back roads of Land Between the Lakes at night as we search for spooky spots, nocturnal nature, and tell some good ole-fashion ghost stories. This program is family-friendly, with lightly spooky story fun. For young children, please be advised this program does take place in the dark. $10 for children 12 and under, $15 for participants ages 12+. Call 270-924-2020 for reservations, tour meets at Golden Pond Visitor Center.