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Bernheim Valentine Dinner is a Go!

The Valentine Dinner at Bernheim for Friday, February 14 and Saturday, February 15 begins at 7:00 p.m.  Both evenings will continue as planned.  If you cannot attend the event, payment is non-refundable. In the event that Bernheim cancels the event, you will receive a full refund.  We do not anticipate canceling either night of this […]

2014-2015 Bernheim Artists in Residence Program Update

The deadline for the next Artist in Residence program closed January 31st and we are thrilled with the overall number, diversity of media and geographic range of this year’s pool of applicants. We received over 60 applications from twenty states and twelve countries including Germany, Japan, Austria, Canada, Korea, Wales, Serbia, England, France, Italy, Brazil […]

SURPRISE YOUR SWEETHEART!

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If you are still looking for that Valentine’s Day gift, we have the perfect idea for you – a romantic candlelight dinner for two in the forest among the stars. Bernheim’s beautiful glass Visitor Center is the perfect gateway into the enchantment of the woods at night. Your dinner includes cuisine impeccably presented by Jarfi’s Bistro […]

Bobcat tracks in the snow

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Winter is a great time for investigating wildlife. Snowfall allows for tracking of bobcats and coyotes, providing insight into their travels through the forest. We tracked this bobcat for over a mile as he crossed frozen streams, walked along logs, and rested under a fallen tree. The bobcat finally eluded our pursuit in a briar […]

Celebrate with Your Valentine at Bernheim

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We might be a little biased, but we don’t think there is a more romantic setting for Valentine’s Day than dinner for two in our beautiful glassed-in Visitor Center at Bernheim. Naturalist, Don Spain will be on site with his telescope so you can take a look at the full moon, stars and Jupiter both […]

Become a Wintertime Tree Detective!

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Winter is a great time to explore and identify trees at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest. Without leaves, deciduous trees can be tough to identify. However, with a little detective work one can identify trees by bark, seed pods, shape, leftover fruit, twigs, or bud arrangements. Using field guides, taking photos, and researching the internet […]

February Pop-Up Adventure Playground Days – Feb.26 and 27

Wanna Play?  Then join us for one of these two opportunities: Led by Pop-Up Adventure Play and hosted by the Bernheim Children at Play Initiative POP-UP ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND DAY – Russell Lee Park – Louisville Wednesday, February 26th from 1:00-5:00 p.m. For families and children of all ages.  Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free. […]

Pop-Up Adventure Play Workshop – Feb. 26th 6:00-8:30 p.m.

The Amazing Benefits of Play A workshop for teachers, childcare professionals, parents and anyone with a stake in exploring the value of play in the development of children. Led by Pop-Up Adventure Play and hosted by Bernheim’s Children at Play Initiative and West End School Wednesday, February 26th from 6:00-8:30 p.m. At the West End […]