Fri & Sat, Oct 23 & 24, 2020
Visitors will learn about nocturnal mammals and the night sky through games and hands-on activities at this free, family-friendly event.
Come find out who wakes up when you go to bed and how they survive the night! Visitors will experience nature after dark through the eyes of Michigan’s nocturnal insects and spiders at this free family-friendly event! In the Visitor Center, there will be crafts, games and a puppet show. A jack-o-lantern trail leads you to an outdoor obstacle course where children can try their hands at surviving night-time hurdles as an animal; follow the trail farther and you will come upon a CNC staff member mothing with black lights. Warm up by the fire at the wigwam to hear Native American legends depicting nocturnal animals and their doings at night.
Dress in layers as activities will be both indoors and out. Children are welcome to dress in costume. Apples will be available courtesy of Leaman's Green Applebarn.
Watch a short video about Nature at Night
Address:400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640
Mon-Sat:8 am-5 pm
Sun & select holidays:12-5 pm
Closed:Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year's Eve & New Year's Day
Open daily dawn-to-dark