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Event Venue: Crabtree Nature Center

Over a thousand acres of rolling, glacier formed landscape in northwest Cook County has been set aside as Crabtree Nature Center. An exhibit building opens to several miles of self-guiding trails, inviting visitors to explore natural habitats that are home to wildlife and native plants. Learn more about Crabtree Nature Center >

Location

847-381-6592
3 Stover Road, Barrington Hills, IL 60010
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February 2019

Bird The PreservesSun, Feb 24 • 10:30 am
Free

Fledgling Birder

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills

March 2019

Sun, Mar 3 • 1 PM
Free

Sun Gazing

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
SeriesWed, Mar 6 • 10 AM
Free

Wee Wanderer Wednesdays

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
Sun, Mar 10 • 1 PM
Free

Sunday Funday

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
Bird The PreservesFri, Mar 15 • 6:30 pm
Free

Mud Snipe Hunt

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
Sun, Mar 17 • 1 PM
Free

Shades of Green Hike

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
SeriesWed, Mar 20 • 10 AM
Free

Wee Wanderer Wednesdays

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
Bird The PreservesFri, Mar 22 • 6:30 pm
Free

Mud Snipe Hunt

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
Sun, Mar 24 • 1 PM
Free

Spring Awakening

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
Wed, Mar 27 - Thu, Mar 28 • 9:30 am
$20

Spring Break Camp: Nature’s Architects

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
Sun, Mar 31 • 1 PM
Free

Animal Tricksters

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills

April 2019

SeriesWed, Apr 3 • 10 AM
Free

Wee Wanderer Wednesdays

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
Bird The PreservesFri, Apr 5 • 7 PM
Free

Mud Snipe Hunt

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
Sun, Apr 7 • 1 PM
Free

Prime Real Estate

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
Sat, Apr 13 • 1 PM
Free

Radio Telemetry

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
SeriesSun, Apr 14 • 1 PM
Free

Art in Nature: Mixed Media Sketching

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
SeriesWed, Apr 17 • 10 AM
Free

Wee Wanderer Wednesdays

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
Bird The PreservesThu, Apr 18 • 8 AM
Free

Bird Walks

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
Sat, Apr 20 • 12 PM
Free

Earth Day, Nature Play

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
Fri, Apr 26 • 7:30 pm
Free

Frog Calls

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
SeriesSun, Apr 28 • 1 PM
Free

April Blooms

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills

May 2019

SeriesWed, May 1 • 10 AM
Free

Wee Wanderer Wednesdays

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
Bird The PreservesThu, May 2 • 8 AM
Free

Bird Walks

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
SeriesSun, May 5 • 1 PM
Free

Springtime Slitherers

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
SeriesSat, May 11 • 11 AM
Free

International Migratory Bird Day and #BirdThePreserves Big Sit

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
SeriesWed, May 15 • 10 AM
Free

Wee Wanderer Wednesdays

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
Sun, May 19 • 1 PM
Free

Amazing Eggs

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
Fri, May 24 • 7:30 pm
Free

Setting Sun Photo Meet-Up

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
Sun, May 26 • 1 PM
Free

Pollinators

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills

June 2019

Don't MissSun, Jun 2 • 12 PM
Free

Explore the Forest

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
Thu, Jun 6 - Fri, Jun 7 • 9:30 am
$20

Gone Fishin’ Day Camp

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
Wed, Jun 12 - Fri, Jun 14 • 9:30 am
$30

Habitat Hideout Day Camp

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
Tue, Jun 18 - Thu, Jun 20 • 9:30 am
$30

Ecosystem Explorer Camp

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
Wed, Jun 26 - Fri, Jun 28 • 9:30 am
$30

Wild Ranger Day Camp

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills

July 2019

Wed, Jul 10 - Thu, Jul 11 • 9:30 am
$20

Gone Fishin’ Day Camp

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
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Visit two of the treasures of the Forest Preserves of Cook County