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September 2017

Animal Encounter

Sunday, September 24 - 2:00 pm to 2:15 pm

Join us every Sunday at 2:00 pm for an Animal Encounter with one of the Nature Center’s resident Docent Animals. We have over 50 animals living at the Nature Center and this is your chance to get an up close look at them while learning about them from our Naturalists. Stop by the Welcome Desk when you arrive to find out the location of this week’s meet-and-greet. This event is free with Nature Center admission.

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Harvest Festival & Hayrides

Saturday, September 30 - 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Harvest Festival & Hayrides – Presented by St. Vincent

Experience the changing seasons at Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve while enjoying the traditions of autumn at this scare-free, family-friendly event. Admission is $5 per person (ages 2 and under are free), and activities willl include horse-drawn hayrides, guided night hikes, animal programs, stargazing, insect encounters, cider press demonstrations, a campfire, and plenty of activities and crafts for children.

Seasonal concessions will be available for purchase. Free event parking is available in the former Roberts Stadium parking lot adjacent to the nature preserve. All proceeds will help support the nature-based educational programs provided by Wesselman Nature Society throughout the year. For more information, call 812 479-0771.

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October 2017

Animal Encounter

Sunday, October 1 - 2:00 pm to 2:15 pm

Join us every Sunday at 2:00 pm for an Animal Encounter with one of the Nature Center’s resident Docent Animals. We have over 50 animals living at the Nature Center and this is your chance to get an up close look at them while learning about them from our Naturalists. Stop by the Welcome Desk when you arrive to find out the location of this week’s meet-and-greet. This event is free with Nature Center admission.

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Animal Encounter

Sunday, October 8 - 2:00 pm to 2:15 pm

Join us every Sunday at 2:00 pm for an Animal Encounter with one of the Nature Center’s resident Docent Animals. We have over 50 animals living at the Nature Center and this is your chance to get an up close look at them while learning about them from our Naturalists. Stop by the Welcome Desk when you arrive to find out the location of this week’s meet-and-greet. This event is free with Nature Center admission.

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Wandering Owl Beer & Wine Trail

Saturday, October 14 - 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS The 2017 Wandering Owl Beer and Wine Trail will be held on Saturday, October 14 from 3:00-6:00 pm at Wesselman Woods Nature Center. All proceeds from this event to go fund the Educational Outreach & Animal Programming of Wesselman Nature Society. Enjoy a selection of food, beer and wine from local restaurants, breweries, and wineries. Entertainment by Minnie Black’s Gourd Band. Tickets are $50 per person and must be purchased in advance. Guests must be…

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Animal Encounter

Sunday, October 15 - 2:00 pm to 2:15 pm

Join us every Sunday at 2:00 pm for an Animal Encounter with one of the Nature Center’s resident Docent Animals. We have over 50 animals living at the Nature Center and this is your chance to get an up close look at them while learning about them from our Naturalists. Stop by the Welcome Desk when you arrive to find out the location of this week’s meet-and-greet. This event is free with Nature Center admission.

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Animal Encounter

Sunday, October 22 - 2:00 pm to 2:15 pm

Join us every Sunday at 2:00 pm for an Animal Encounter with one of the Nature Center’s resident Docent Animals. We have over 50 animals living at the Nature Center and this is your chance to get an up close look at them while learning about them from our Naturalists. Stop by the Welcome Desk when you arrive to find out the location of this week’s meet-and-greet. This event is free with Nature Center admission.

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Animal Encounter

Sunday, October 29 - 2:00 pm

Join us every Sunday at 2:00 pm for an Animal Encounter with one of the Nature Center’s resident Docent Animals. We have over 50 animals living at the Nature Center and this is your chance to get an up close look at them while learning about them from our Naturalists. Stop by the Welcome Desk when you arrive to find out the location of this week’s meet-and-greet. This event is free with Nature Center admission.

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November 2017

Animal Encounter

Sunday, November 5 - 2:00 pm to 2:15 pm

Join us every Sunday at 2:00 pm for an Animal Encounter with one of the Nature Center’s resident Docent Animals. We have over 50 animals living at the Nature Center and this is your chance to get an up close look at them while learning about them from our Naturalists. Stop by the Welcome Desk when you arrive to find out the location of this week’s meet-and-greet. This event is free with Nature Center admission.

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Animal Encounter

Sunday, November 12 - 2:00 pm to 2:15 pm

Join us every Sunday at 2:00 pm for an Animal Encounter with one of the Nature Center’s resident Docent Animals. We have over 50 animals living at the Nature Center and this is your chance to get an up close look at them while learning about them from our Naturalists. Stop by the Welcome Desk when you arrive to find out the location of this week’s meet-and-greet. This event is free with Nature Center admission.

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Animal Encounter

Sunday, November 19 - 2:00 pm

Join us every Sunday at 2:00 pm for an Animal Encounter with one of the Nature Center’s resident Docent Animals. We have over 50 animals living at the Nature Center and this is your chance to get an up close look at them while learning about them from our Naturalists. Stop by the Welcome Desk when you arrive to find out the location of this week’s meet-and-greet. This event is free with Nature Center admission.

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Animal Encounter

Sunday, November 26 - 2:00 pm to 2:15 pm

Join us every Sunday at 2:00 pm for an Animal Encounter with one of the Nature Center’s resident Docent Animals. We have over 50 animals living at the Nature Center and this is your chance to get an up close look at them while learning about them from our Naturalists. Stop by the Welcome Desk when you arrive to find out the location of this week’s meet-and-greet. This event is free with Nature Center admission.

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December 2017

Animal Encounter

Sunday, December 3 - 2:00 pm to 2:15 pm

Join us every Sunday at 2:00 pm for an Animal Encounter with one of the Nature Center’s resident Docent Animals. We have over 50 animals living at the Nature Center and this is your chance to get an up close look at them while learning about them from our Naturalists. Stop by the Welcome Desk when you arrive to find out the location of this week’s meet-and-greet. This event is free with Nature Center admission.

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Animal Encounter

Sunday, December 10 - 2:00 pm to 2:15 pm

Join us every Sunday at 2:00 pm for an Animal Encounter with one of the Nature Center’s resident Docent Animals. We have over 50 animals living at the Nature Center and this is your chance to get an up close look at them while learning about them from our Naturalists. Stop by the Welcome Desk when you arrive to find out the location of this week’s meet-and-greet. This event is free with Nature Center admission.

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Animal Encounter

Sunday, December 17 - 2:00 pm to 2:15 pm

Join us every Sunday at 2:00 pm for an Animal Encounter with one of the Nature Center’s resident Docent Animals. We have over 50 animals living at the Nature Center and this is your chance to get an up close look at them while learning about them from our Naturalists. Stop by the Welcome Desk when you arrive to find out the location of this week’s meet-and-greet. This event is free with Nature Center admission.

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