Events

October 2021

Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sat, Oct 16 • 6:30 pm

Fireside Stories for Big Kids (and Adults)

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Oct 17 • 10 am

Mini Fall Festival

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sun, Oct 17 • 1 pm

Autumn Leaf Magic

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sun, Oct 17 • 1 pm

Sagawau Art: Autumn Landscape Drawing

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Oct 17 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Wed, Oct 20 • 8 am

Bird Walk

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
Wed, Oct 20 • 10 am

Small Serendipity

Facebook Live from River Trail Nature Center
Image reading "Fall Lunch and Learn Series, Sept 15, Oct 20 and Nov 17, Noon-1 pm"
Wed, Oct 20 • 12 pm

The Evolution of Organized Chaos: Prescribed Fire and the Forest Preserves of Cook County

Zoom Presentation
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Wed, Oct 20 • 1 pm

Wellness Walk

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Wed, Oct 20 • 7 pm

Moon Walk

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Thu, Oct 21 • 3 pm

Oaktoberfest Afternoon Activities

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Boathouse and lake at Camp Bullfrog Lake
Thu, Oct 21 • 5:30 pm

Camping 101

Camp Bullfrog Lake • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Thu, Oct 21 • 7 pm

Nature Book Club “Settled in the Wild”*

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Fri, Oct 22 • 8:30 am

Fall Migration Bird Walk

Penny Road Pond • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Fri, Oct 22 • 5:30 pm

Songs and Stories Under the Stars

Eggers Grove • Chicago, IL 60617
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Fri, Oct 22 • 6:30 pm

Spider Night Hike

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sat, Oct 23 • 8 am

Fall Color

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sat, Oct 23 - Sun, Oct 24 • 9 am

Story Trail: “Its Fall”

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Oct 23 • 10 am

Oaks in October

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sat, Oct 23 • 10 am

Seed Collecting Workday

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sat, Oct 23 • 10 am

Seed Collecting Workday

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Boathouse and lake at Camp Bullfrog Lake
Sat, Oct 23 • 11 am

Know Before You Go: Map Reading & Orienteering

Camp Bullfrog Lake • Willow Springs, IL 60480
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Oct 23 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Sat, Oct 23 • 3 pm

Pumpkin Palooza

Caldwell Woods • Chicago, IL 60646
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sat, Oct 23 • 4:30 pm

Dinner is Served

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sun, Oct 24 • 10 am

Pumpkin Scavenger Hunt

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sun, Oct 24 • 1 pm

Celebrate Oaktober: Find the Mightiest Oak

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sun, Oct 24 • 1 pm

Arachnophobia

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Oct 24 • 1:30 pm

Creatures of the Night

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Oct 24 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
+ Export Events