This Week at KNC

9am - 5pm
Sunday 1-5pm

Extended Hours
Trails open at 9 am on Sundays
Trails open until 6 pm

Admission Rates
Members: Free
Adults: $7/Seniors $6
Children & Students (4-17) $4
Children 3 & Under: Free
Family/Household Membership: $75/year


Creatures of the Night: Mythbusters!
Saturday, October 25, 4-7 pm
Join us for our annual non-scary Halloween alternative! Meet enchanted critters as they come to life to answer some common animal myths on a guided trail walk. At the end of the walk, make a craft, enjoy a snack, and sip some hot cider. Join the fun by coming in costume! Tours leave approximately every 15 minutes, rain or shine, and are geared for children 12 years and younger. Meet: Visitor Center parking lot. The final tour begins at 6:30 pm. Fee: Members $5/participating child, $1/adult; Non-members $7/participating child, $2/adult (Note: no additional admission fees for event)

 Sponsored by Education Community Credit Union

DeLano Farms Thanksgiving Sampler
Serve your family and guests the best of DeLano Farms this Thanksgiving!  Register for a Thanksgiving sampler while quantities last.
Sampler bags are $35 with a market-style pick-up. The pick-up date will be Monday, November 24 from 2-6:30 pm.  Learn more...

Buy Local Art & Gift Fair
Saturday, December 13, 9 am - 4 pm
The Buy Local Art & Gift Fair is not your ordinary art fair.  Enjoy top-quality work from more than 50 local artisans in a fun and festive atmosphere surrounded by the beautiful winter woods.  KNC supports buying local and gives back to the community by offering FREE admission all day long.  New this year!  Enter the raffle for a chance to win a basket full of gifts!

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Workshops & Trips

Gifts from Nature
Saturday, December 6, 1-2:30 pm
Are you already feeling the stress of the holidays?  Join us for fun and relaxation as we create some easy gifts from nature ... herbal soap balls, body scrubs, sleep pillows and more.  Indulge someone special or yourself with these gifts!  Fee: $8/members, $10/non-members in addition to regular admission.  Registration and payment required by Monday, December 1: 269-381-1574 ext. 0 or register online.

Michael Pollan

Best-selling Author, Food Advocate Michael Pollan Coming to Kalamazoo
Thursday, November 6, 7:30 pm
Miller Auditorium, Western Michigan University
Admission is free, but registration is required

Author and food advocate Michael Pollan will speak about the importance of a healthy food system at the Kalamazoo Community Foundation's 2014 Community Meeting at Miller Auditorium in November.   Learn more and register...

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Kalamazoo Nature Center  •  7000 North Westnedge Avenue  •  Kalamazoo, MI 49009
PHONE (269) 381-1574  •  FAX (269) 381-2557