Calendar Highlights

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

Born to Be Wild: Come meet all the new residents of The Wild Center!

When? Saturday, October 8th
What time? 10am–5pm

Come and help The Wild Center welcome our new residents, including a porcupine, otter and turtles! There will be a few opportunities during the day to meet them and then make some baby animal crafts of your own to bring home!

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Birdseed Pick-up Day

When? Saturday, October 22nd
What time? 10am–5pm

Come and meet some live birds found right here in the Adirondacks and find out how they find food. Stop by and talk to a naturalist on ways to feed and keep backyard birds healthy or create your own art in our new exhibit Seeing the Forest and the Trees. Join a naturalist as you walk our trails and stop by our feeders and Wild Walk to see which birds are hanging around this fall.

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Halloween Weekend

When? Saturday, October 29th
What time? 10am–5pm

Join our crew for a weekend filled with creepy critters and ghoulish games. Get a jump start on trick-or-treating with The Wild Center staff, unravel the mysteries of our creatures of the night, search the museum for a spooky prize, and watch the otters enjoy their very own Halloween treat! Come on Sunday the 30th too!

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Soaring Saturdays

When? Saturday, November 5th
What time? 1–1:30pm

Join licensed falconers as they talk about the ancient sport of falconry and what it’s like to hunt with these amazing aerial predators. Outside demonstrations of falconry techniques are weather dependent.

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Community Free Day

When? Friday, November 11th
What time? 10am–5pm

In honor of Veterans Day, admission to The Wild Center is FREE today!

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Artisan Fair

When? Saturday, November 26th
What time? 10am–5pm

Join The Wild Center for an Artisan Fair to celebrate Small Business Saturday. $5 special admission price and access to over a dozen area crafts people and their wares. Live music, seasonal café offerings, gift wrapping, special store discounts, fun for all.

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