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Event Calendar

Snow Day Festival

Event Information

Date: Saturday, 01/18/2020

Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages

Contact Phone: 708.946.2216

Location: Plum Creek Nature Center


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Photo by Chad Merda

Event Details

Cure your winter blues at Goodenow Grove Nature Preserve’s annual winter festival. This year’s theme is inspired by the animated movie “Small Foot.” Follow the tracks to family-fun winter activities!

Discover how to make our small feet into big feet with snowshoes. Watch an ice sculptor create a piece of winter art, and enjoy s’mores around an outdoor fire. Conquer the 40-foot sled hill using your own plastic sled or one of Plum Creek Nature Center’s sled tubes. Enjoy a monster snowball fight with or without snow. And then warm up in the nature center to explore exhibits and take part in arts and crafts. Keep an eye out for Bigfoot Willy!

Free winter giveaways will be available for the first 200 visitors.

Event Requirements

No registration required. 

Plum Creek Nature Center is an accessible facility. Outdoor activities will be held on both paved and natural surfaces across uneven terrain. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.

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