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Event Venue: Trailside Museum of Natural History

Visitors to the Museum, housed in a historic mid-1870′s Victorian mansion, will discover displays of live native animals, colorful wildflower gardens, information about local wildlife and their habitats, and more. Natural-surfaced hiking trails through the surrounding forest preserve wind through beautiful oak woodlands and floodplain forest, and to a pond and along the Des Plaines River. Learn more about Trailside Museum of Natural History >

Location

738 Thatcher Ave, River Forest, IL 60305 United States
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November 2018

Fri, Nov 23 • 1 PM
Free

Turkey Trot Hike

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
SeriesSat, Nov 24 • 1 PM
Free

Bone Appétit

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Sun, Nov 25 • 1 PM
Free

Autumn Walks

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Wed, Nov 28 • 10 AM
Free

Nature Tots

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest

December 2018

Sat, Dec 1 • 1 PM
Free

Historic Archaeology Workshop

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Sun, Dec 2 • 1 PM
Free

The Natural History of Thatcher Woods

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Thu, Dec 6 • 10:30 am
Free

Nature Story Time

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Sat, Dec 8 • 1 PM
Free

Feed the Birds

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Wed, Dec 12 • 10 AM
Free

Nature Tots

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Sat, Dec 15 • 1 PM
Free

Bone Appétit

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Sun, Dec 16 • 5:30 am
Free

Dawn Owl Prowl

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Thu, Dec 20 • 10:30 am
Free

Nature Story Time

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Sat, Dec 22 • 1 PM
Free

Winter Solstice Guided Nature Hike

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Bird The PreservesThu, Dec 27 - Fri, Dec 28 • 9 AM
$20

Kids and Birds Mini Camp

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Fri, Dec 28 • 6:30 pm
$2

Winter Bonfire & Stories

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Sat, Dec 29 • 1 PM
Free

Bone Appétit

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest

January 2019

Thu, Jan 3 • 10:30 am
Free

Nature Story Time

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Sun, Jan 6 • 1 PM
Free

Bone Appétit

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Wed, Jan 9 • 10 AM
Free

Nature Tots

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Sat, Jan 12 • 1 PM
Free

Conservation@Home: Winter Pruning

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Thu, Jan 17 • 10:30 am
Free

Nature Story Time

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest

February 2019

Thu, Feb 7 • 10:30 am
Free

Nature Story Time

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Wed, Feb 13 • 10 AM
Free

Nature Tots

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Sun, Feb 17 • 9 AM
$59

Winter Photography

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Thu, Feb 21 • 10:30 am
Free

Nature Story Time

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Sat, Feb 23 • 1 PM
Free

Bone Appétit

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
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