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The Case of the Missing Acorn

Event information

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact: 815-722-4121

Location: Hidden Oaks Nature Center

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A group of acorns growing on a tree. Photo via Shutterstock

Event details

This ongoing event will be held from Sunday, Oct. 1, to Tuesday, Oct. 31. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays to Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays.

Squirrel needs your help! His best friend, Acorn, has gone missing! To solve this mystery, stop by the Hidden Oaks Nature Center front desk to get your first clue. Then unlock your inner detective and follow the rest of the clues as they lead you on a nutty journey around the nature center campus. After you have solved the mystery, head back to the nature center for a prize.

Event requirements

No registration required.

Hidden Oaks Nature Center is an accessible facility. Trails are on natural surfaces with 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.