Fall Fun Activities

Who doesn’t love fall and all the wonders this season of changes brings? For all the fall lovers, our Bicentennial Nature Center Network partners have a lot going on! Below is a list of fall activities going on across the state from our nature center partners to get you outside this season!

Sorted by county, there's something for everyone this fall!

Allen County:
Moser Nature Center
. On Saturday, December 9th, from 8am - 11am join in the holiday fun with a pancake breakfast with Santa!
For more information and to find other events, visit the events site.

Boone County:
Zion Nature Center can help if family is in town for the holiday weekend and you are looking for something to do. Or if you need a break from all the holiday sales and shopping? Stop in to the Zion Nature Center for a chance to relax, explore and enjoy a nature inspired craft November 25 and 26.
For more events and information, visit the November event site here.

Delaware County:
Red-tail Land Conservancy: Opt outside at Fall Creek Woods on Black Friday, November 24! From 1pm to 3pm come enjoy a hike through these beautiful woods with towering old trees, steep bluffs, and meandering creeks.
For more information, visit the event site here.

Hamilton County
Cool Creek Nature Center 
has lots of events this fall! Whether you want to do a tour of a Native American village, go on a hike, or do a pottery workshop, find something that works for you this season!
For more information, visit the events site.

Conner Prairie. Come visit the Gingerbread Village to see creations made from the edible treat! There are several opportunities to check it out so you don't have to miss this exciting and fun display!
For more information, visit the event site.

Marion County:
Eagle Creek Park offers lots of programming! Visit on the weekends (Saturday – Sunday) for raptor feeding times, join in a morning bird walk, or catch Storytime at the resevoir! Check out the December events as well and join the Orinthology Center on December 19 for Winter Birds and Crafts!
For more information and events, check out Eagle Creek’s event calendar here.

Holliday Park: Join the Park in their fall activities including a beastly brunch where you can meet the animals at the nature center, or participate in an overnight adventure for homeschoolers! 
Find more information by visiting the event site here.
Indianapolis Zoo: It's time for Christmas at the zoo! Join the animals for the holidays with magical scenes of wonder and light filling Santa's Village where you can decorate delectable cookies in Mrs. Claus' Kitchen, visit with Santa in his charming study and see Santa's reindeer in his barn.  
For more information visit the Christmas at the Zoo event page here.

Vanderburgh County:
Join Wesselman Woods Nature Center every Sunday at 2pm for Animal Encounters! There are over 50 animals living at the Nature Center and you can get and up-close look at them while learning about them from the naturalists.
For more information, visit the nature center event calendar here.

Vigo County:
Dobbs Park Nature Center in Terre Haute has lots of Saturday programming to get involved with our natural world. From learning about river otters or learning about animals in wintertime, find an event that works for you!
To register and for more information visit the event site here.

Wayne County:
Join Cope Environmental Center for a Greenery Workshop and decorate for the holidays with natural items or wander through the conifer forest amoungst candles with treats and holiday traditions from different countries!
For more information, visit Cope’s event site here.