In addition to ongoing activities and nature programs, Marshy Point hosts some special seasonal events:
Usually held on the third Saturday of April
The Spring Festival celebrates the change of season and the return of warm weather. Admission and parking are free, with family-friendly activities for all ages. Activities include live music, animal talks, crafts, canoe rides, wood carvers and more.
Nature Center Members-Only Fish Fry
Held on the third Tuesday of June
The fish fry thanks Nature Center Members for their support. (Become a member today and join the fun!) The evening activity includes a fried fish supper with live music and raffles.
Held on the first Saturday of Fall
The Fall Festival showcases the harvest season with autumn activities and family fun. Activities include animal shows, apple cider pressing, honey extraction, crafts, Native American games and archery, canoe tours, and the Marsh Mucker Obstacle Course for kids. Parking and admission are free.
Turtle Trek 5K Race/1K Fun Walk
Held in early November
Held in memory of Katie and Wil Brady, the Turtle Trek 5K highlights Marshy Point trails (including Katie and Wil’s Trail) and helps raise funds for projects and improvements around Marshy Point.
Held on the third Tuesday of December
All are welcome to celebrate the season at this fun-filled family event. Santa will be sure to stop by. Activities include wreath making, carols and songs, popcorn-stringing, and live music. Refreshments are provided but all are encouraged to bring a dessert to share.