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Don’t Miss ColorFest This Weekend

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Bernheim’s annual ColorFest is finally here! Come enjoy the crisp fall beauty with affordable family fun this weekend at Bernheim. Participants of ColorFest will experience great food, including Jake’s Maryland Crab Cakes, Kentucky Pork Producers and Johnny D’s BBQ, distinctive crafts by Kentucky artists, music, and numerous children’s … [Read more]

Fall Volunteer Opportunities for the Whole Family

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  Fall is a fantastic time to volunteer at Bernheim.  Not only would you be a vital help in Bernheim’s mission of connecting people with nature, but you also get to be out in the stunning autumn landscape.  Throughout the fall, we have many opportunities not just for individuals, but also for families. We encourage you to come out … [Read more]

10th Annual Home Run at Bernheim

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What better way to get out and enjoy the fall beauty at Bernheim than a race benefitting the Home of the Innocents? Join us Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. for this 10K run - 5K walk/run.  The course goes through the arboretum and Guerilla Hollow as well as partially up Forest Hill Road (10K participants only). Enter as an individual or … [Read more]

Art in Nature Update – Earth Measure Opening and The Louisville Photo Biennial

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Earth Measure Set to Open October 17 Bernheim’s Arts in Nature Program is designed to inspire and develop even deeper connections with nature and next month’s public opening of our newest sculpture, Earth Measure will do that in a magnificent way.  You are invited to join us for the official public opening on Thursday, October 17 at 10:00 … [Read more]

Children at Play Conference Kicks Off Regional Initiative

Did you know that mud pies, straw forts, and climbing trees not only make kids healthier but also improve academic performance?  Self-directed nature-based free play is essential to fostering creativity, imagination and innovation, yet these days, kids spend too much time indoors in front of a screen instead of playing outside. Bernheim Forest … [Read more]

It’s Time! BugFest and the Fall Plant Sale

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Bernheim will be abuzz for its annual BugFest and Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, September 21.    Take part in an insect safari, join the bug parade and even sample a chocolate-covered cricket at the Nitty Gritty Café.  It’s all part of a day full of activities for children of all ages beginning at 10:00am through 4:00pm.  Click here for a … [Read more]