Calendar of Events

All Events

September 28
Restoration-in-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Tractor-Drawn Wagon Rides
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Forest Fitness Walk
Oldfield Oaks, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
September 29
Archery for Active Adults
Churchill Woods, 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
September 30
FullersBird Friday
Waterfall Glen, 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Nature: The Video Game
Churchill Woods, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
October 01
Halloween Night Walks Ticket Sales Begin
Fullersburg Woods, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Volunteer Restoration Workday
Springbrook Prairie, 9 a.m. – Noon
Volunteer Restoration Workday
West Chicago Prairie, 9 a.m. – Noon
Fishing: Off the Beaten Path
McDowell Grove, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Restoration-in-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Archery: All Ages
Churchill Woods, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides
Danada, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
October 02
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Paddling: With a Ranger
Fullersburg Woods, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides
Danada, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Wilderness Survival
Herrick Lake, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
October 03
Volunteer Workday at the Nursery
Blackwell, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Forest Fitness Walk
Danada, 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Navigation: Geocaching
Herrick Lake, 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
October 04
Be a Junior Ranger!
Churchill Woods, 4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
October 05
Restoration-in-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
St. James Farm Fall Colors Wagon Ride
St. James Farm, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Archery: All Ages
Blackwell, 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
October 06
Archery: Active Adults
Churchill Woods, 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Be a Junior Ranger!
Churchill Woods, 4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
“Leap Into Volunteering” Info Session
Danada Headquarters, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
October 07
FullersBird Friday
St. James Farm, 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
October 08
Volunteer Restoration Workday
Springbrook Prairie, 9 a.m. – Noon
Restoration-in-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Navigation: GPS Games
Churchill Woods, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
All About Urban Coyotes
Willowbrook, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
A Night with the Stars
Greene Valley Scenic Overlook, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
October 09
Volunteer Restoration Workday
Springbrook Prairie, 9 a.m. – Noon
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Danada Fall Festival
Danada, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
St. James Farm Fall Colors Wagon Ride
St. James Farm, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
October 10
Forest Fitness Walk
Fullersburg Woods, 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Ranger Adventure Day
Herrick Lake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Art at Mayslake: Botanical Art Begins
Mayslake, 9:30 a.m. – Noon
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
October 12
Volunteer Workday at the Nursery
Blackwell, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Plant Pressing and Preservation Begins
Fullersburg Woods, 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Little Sprouts Tales and Trails
Fullersburg Woods, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Restoration-in-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
St. James Farm Fall Colors Wagon Ride
St. James Farm, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Archery: Adults
Blackwell, 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
October 13
Ride the Trails Fall Colors Tour
Spring Creek Reservoir, 9 a.m. – Noon
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Myths and Legends
Mayslake, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
October 14
FullersBird Friday
Burlington Park, 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Fall Colors Hike
Meacham Grove, 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Volunteer Restoration Workday
Danada, 10 a.m. – Noon
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Fishing: Family Fishing 101
Herrick Lake, 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
St. James Farm Full Moon Wagon Ride
St. James Farm, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
October 15
Volunteer Restoration Workday
West Chicago Prairie, 9 a.m. – Noon
14th Annual Rambo Scramble
Maple Meadows Golf Course, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Volunteer Restoration Workday
Churchill Woods, 9 a.m. – Noon
Restoration-in-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Corn Harvest
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Urban Stream Research Center Open House
Blackwell, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Paddling: Fall Colors
Winfield, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Fall Colors Hike
Waterfall Glen, 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
October 16
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Corn Harvest
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Navigation: GPS Explorers
Waterfall Glen, Noon – 1:30 p.m.
St. James Farm Fall Colors Wagon Ride
St. James Farm, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
October 17
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Navigation: Compass Basics
Blackwell, 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Full Moon Hike
Greene Valley, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
October 18
Fall Colors Hike
Maple Grove, 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
October 19
Restoration-in-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Archery: All Ages
Blackwell, 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
October 20
Navigation: Geocaching for Active Adults
Churchill Woods, 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
October 21
FullersBird Friday
Fullersburg Woods, 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Volunteer Workday at the Nursery
Blackwell, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Halloween Night Walks
Fullersburg Woods, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
October 22
Volunteer Restoration Workday
Springbrook Prairie, 9 a.m. – Noon
Restoration-in-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides
Danada, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Halloween Night Walks
Fullersburg Woods, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
October 23
Volunteer Restoration Workday
Springbrook Prairie, 9 a.m. – Noon
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides
Danada, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Cast-Iron Cooking
Herrick Lake, 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Predators in the Sky
Willowbrook, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
October 24
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
October 25
Photography: Digital Photography I Begins
Mayslake, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
October 26
Restoration-in-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Fall Colors Hike
Fullersburg Woods, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Archery: Adults
Blackwell, 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Photography: Building a Photo Book Begins
Mayslake, 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
October 27
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
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