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Event Calendar


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Skyscape Wonders: Sunlight to Starry Night

Meet at Garden Pavilion

Join Dan Price, NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador and a new member of Bernheim’s amazing core of Volunteer Naturalists for these exciting out-of-this-world experiences. Explore an enlightening dive into the Sun, and then float back up for a laser-guided […]

First Sunday Nature Hikes: Birds, Bees, Flowers and Trees

Meet at Visitor Center

Join Bernheim Volunteer Naturalists for an explorative nature hike among the wildness at Bernheim on the first Sunday of each month. These hikes are aimed primarily at adults, but children 6 years […]

Kentucky Gives Day

In our 95th year, Bernheim Forest & Arboretum is blazing trails toward our 100th anniversary. We remain committed to preserving our forest for the next century and beyond. The Bernheim […]

Creatures of the Night: Froggy Night Adventure

Meet at Garden Pavilion

Spring is an opera, complete with throaty vocals, high-pitched vibratos, and an expert cast of creatures, each playing its part in this ancient drama. While each Creatures of the Night program focuses on specific creatures such […]

Big Birding Day

Meet at Garden Pavilion

Bird is the word! If birding is your thing, you won’t want to miss this series hosted by Volunteer Naturalists and Certified Interpretive Guides, Jim and Karen Scout. This dynamic duo knows a lot about birds and you’re in for an interesting, rewarding, and relevant experience. This birding […]

Event Series The Bees and the Birds

The Bees and the Birds

Education Center

Enjoy uninterrupted views of avian wonders and buzzing pollinators from our wildlife viewing room in the company of Bernheim’s naturalists! Whether you are a seasoned explorer, beginning novice or just […]

Canceled The Nature of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Edible Garden

Nature is significant in many of William Shakespeare’s plays. Perhaps the most famously connected is A Midsummer Night’s Dream, wherein nearly forty species of flora are mentioned throughout the duration of […]

Trail Discovery Hike: Cave Hollow

Meet at Silo Stage

Explore miles of Bernheim hiking trails. Join Volunteer Naturalist, Doug Wilson and Bernheim’s Research Coordinator, Kelly Vowels for a very rare opportunity to explore the area of Cave Hollow. This is […]

Event Series Storytime Saturday

Storytime Saturday

Edible Garden

Join your Bernheim pals in the Edible Garden for a morning of read-alouds, crafts, and garden exploration! These Storytimes will take place on the third Saturday of each month at […]