Calendar of Events

Major upcoming events are highlighted below. See the full slate of planned activities at the Center on our online calendar.

We are open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

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Wild Walk is an Elevating Experience

A short look at leaving earth, by taking a Wild Walk.

Wild Walk Reopens May 27, 2016

Please note.

Wild Walk is now closed. It reopens for the summer on May 27, 2016. All other Wild Center experiences remain open through the winter and spring seasons.

Behind the Scenes Tours

When?  On Fridays in the Winter and Spring (Columbus Day to Memorial Day [closed in April]; On Thursdays between Memorial Day and Columbus Day.

What time?  3:00 pm

Explore behind the curtain where practices and ideas combine to bring The Wild Center experience to life. Take a closer look at our green energy system, learn how our life support system keeps the trout and otters happy, and visit with our wild animal ambassadors behind the scenes.  

Cost: Behind the Scenes Tours are free for Members. Non-members can participate for a fee of $10 for adults and $7 for children age 4-14, with no charge for children 3 and under. 

Films in the Panoramic Flammer Theater

These are the films that show daily at our very own Flammer Theatre. Show times are subject to change.

Wild Adirondacks (18 Minutes)

Enjoy the wonders of the Adirondacks through the stunning photography of Carl Heilman.

Show times:

  • 10:30
  • 3:00

Ride of the Mergansers (11 Minutes)

Watch merganser chicks make their way into the world. Perfect for younger audiences.

Show times: 

  • 12:30

A Matter of Degrees (25 Minutes)

Travel back to the age of mastodons and ice to see the difference a few degrees can make. 

Show time:

  • 3:30

New Perspectives Photo Contest

A contest to showcase new points of view into nature. Under water, along the treetops, inside a flower. Winners will be determined by a panel of judges who will look for creative perspective, quality of light and an image that surprises in the way it presents something from a different point of view, helping us all see deeper into the natural world. Upload your image below, visit our Facebook page or use #WildWalkNewPerspective on Twitter & Instagram to enter.

Winner will get a great camera for shooting this kind of image. It's made for tough use, including underwater. Now in rain, swimming, or on a rock climb you can bring this tough-skinned digital camera along to capture new perspectives. 

Participation in this promotion is subject to the official rules.



Artisan Fair Saturdayk

This year on Saturday, November 28th, support the Small Business Saturday movement and do your holiday shopping at The Wild Center. 

A Trunk Show of local Adirondack Artisans will fill the Center and unique items from The Wild Supply Co. will complete your holiday shopping with free gift wrapping. 

Admission is just $5 and free for children 4 and under. Admission is free for members. 

Media Sponsor

Thanks to our friends at North Country Public Radio for being our Media Sponsor.

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