Family Nature Festivals

The Highlands Center for Natural History’s Family Nature Festivals are fun for the whole family! From exploring bird migration to digging through owl pellets, these seasonally inspired events allow for hands-on exploration and discovery.
Join us for one of our Family Nature Festivals sponsored by Findlay Toyota Prescott!

Arthropalooza

Party down with all things creepy and crawly at this Highlands Center favorite. If you’ve ever wondered about the little big world of insects, this festival is for you! Become a member of the Dead Bug Society or maybe join the Cicada Club. Explore the wild world of insect mouthparts and take a closer look than ever before at these aliens on earth. Bring the whole family! From beetles to butterflies, it’s guaranteed to turn your world upside down.

When: August 15, 2020 from 9 AM to 12 PM

Where: Highlands Center for Natural History (1375 Walker Rd)

Cost: Members are free! $6 Adults, $4 Children

Halloween Happening

In this annual nature-themed Halloween celebration, families are invited to explore the natural wonder of the Highlands Center at night in a safe and exciting environment.

  • Have your face-painted!
  • Dissect Owl Pellets!
  • Roast marshmallows by the campfire!
  • Listen to stories by candlelight!
  • Meet live animals from the Heritage Park Zoo!

When: October 30, 2020 from 5 PM to 7 PM

Where: Highlands Center for Natural History (1375 Walker Rd)

Cost: Members are free! $6 Adults, $4 Children

 

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