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September 2014
Bernheim Members $10; Non-Members $12

Summer Star Stories and Night Watch

September 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Garden Pavillion,
Bernheim Entrance Rd, Clermont, KY 40110 United States
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Observe the evening sights and sounds of summer with Bernheim’s knowledgeable and engaging Volunteer Naturalists. Summer Star Stories happen rain or shine. In cooperation with the Louisville Astronomical Society. No pets please. Registration and payment due by 4 p.m. day prior to the start of program. Call (502) 955-8512 before 5 p.m. on day of program for last minute updates and changes due to weather. Rain will move Star Stories programs indoors for a fun and informative evening.

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FREE event; $5 weekend environmental impact fee non-members

ECO Kids Discovery Day: BugFest Celebration

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

As part of today’s ECO Kids experience, we encourage kids and their families to participate in as many BugFest activities as possible. Don’t leave Bernheim without dancing the Buggy Boogy, trying a chocolate-covered cricket, and making a new six-legged or eight-legged friend! On Your Own Challenge, available in the Visitor Center from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Discovery Stations are at the Visitor Center from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Hike of the Day from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., meet at the Visitor Center…

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FREE event; $5 weekend environmental impact fee non-members

Smart Gardens & Landscapes: Fall Plant Sale

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fall is a great time for planting! Pick out the perfect plants for your home garden at the Fall Plant Sale. Bernheim Select trees, shrubs, and perennials will be featured and knowledgeable horticulturists will be available to answer plant and landscape questions.  

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FREE event; $5 weekend environmental impact fee non-members

BugFest

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bernheim invites you and the kids to an INSECT SAFARI in Bernheim’s big backyard! Dance the Buggy Boogie, taste the tempting Cricket Crunch, count the Pickled Ticks plus a whole host of other horrible delights. Complete schedule of events and more info on the BugFest page.

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Bernheim Members $20, Non-Members $25.

Twilight Tour

September 12 @ 7:45 pm - 10:15 pm
Garden Pavillion,
Bernheim Entrance Rd, Clermont, KY 40110 United States
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Journey through Bernheim with a trained naturalist and hopefully encounter creatures adapted to the dark side of day. Bring a flashlight, camera, binoculars and an adventurous spirit…nature will provide the wonders. Twilight tours start around sunset. Expect a small amount of hiking through easy terrain. Space is limited. No pets please. Reserve Early! Registration and payment due by 4 p.m. day prior to the start of program. Call (502) 955-8512 before 5 p.m. on day of program for last minute updates and changes due to weather.

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Bernheim Members $10; Non-Members $12

Full “Harvest” Moon Hike

September 9 @ 7:45 pm - 9:45 pm
Garden Pavillion,
Bernheim Entrance Rd, Clermont, KY 40110 United States
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Bernheim’s night programs add mystery and magic to make memorable experiences. Something new yet ancient appears in the heavens and on earth with each turn of the seasons and each shift from daylight into dusk. Explore Bernheim at night to observe and celebrate these seasonal and nocturnal changes. Full moon programs weave together stories about the night ecology, moon lore, history and nature. Night hikes keep to open trails and roads so that travel without flashlights is possible. No pets please.…

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Bernheim Members $5; Non-Members $10

Insect Safari

September 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Saturday, September 6 2:00 – 3:30 P.M. Tiny creatures often contain big surprises! September is a great time for noticing the myriad chitinous creatures crawling, buzzing and flitting about. Join us as we investigate the secret lives of insects and their relatives. Dress for an outdoor adventure. Non-Members $5 environmemtal impact fee per car at gate.

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Pollywog Play Parties: Cancelled

September 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Pollywog Play Parties: Behaving like Bugs and Bees has been cancelled for this month. But don’t worry! We invite you to come out and join in the festivities at BugFest on Saturday, September 20. This is a FREE EVENT. You can do the Insect Boogie, go on an insect safari, dress like a bug, join the Buggy Parade and much much more!  We’ll see you next month!

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FREE event; $5 weekend environmental impact fee non-members

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Damsels and Dragons

September 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Observe and identify real life damsels and dragons – damselflies and dragonflies, that is – through today’s On Your Own Challenge. Kids and their families will have fun searching for these amazing insects and then exploring hands-on Discovery Stations during the afternoon. On Your Own Challenge, available in the Visitor Center from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Discovery Stations are at the Visitor Center from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Hike of the Day from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., meet at the Visitor Center…

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Bernheim Members $5; Non-Members $10

Monarch of the Skies

September 3 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Monarch butterflies are more than lovely wings in the wind, they seem to carry our hopes and dreams and perhaps even our love of nature in their determined annual relay across the continent. Join Corinne to learn more about their life cycle, their journey, their needs, and factors that threaten their numbers; and ways that you help monarchs sustain their ancient reign. The first Wednesday of each month March through December, Bernheim offers a variety of hikes, actives and program designed for Older, Wiser…

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