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October 2019

ColorFest

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 20, 2019

Celebrate the fall season at ColorFest – a family favorite! Visitors can slingshot pumpkins, navigate the hay maze, make mud pies, and enjoy a hayride in the splendor of Bernheim’s colorful fall landscape. Other highlights include live music, hands-on nature activities, unique local foods, Kentucky arts and craft vendors, and more. Pumpkin Launch, Hay Maze Mud Pies, Hay Rides, Corn Pit, Giant Slides, Food Trucks, Music, Arts & Crafts, Fall Beauty, Forest Giants ColorFest is a My Big Little Adventure…

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November 2019

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Stalking Squirrels

November 2 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Follow squirrels as they climb, jump, and scurry through Bernheim, using the On Your Own Challenge as a travel guide. ON YOUR OWN CHALLENGE, a self-guided adventure, available from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. HANDS-ON DISCOVERY STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, from 1 – 4 p.m. HIKE OF THE DAY, led by a Bernheim guide, starts at 2 p.m. and runs 45 – 60 minutes $10 per car recommended donation applies to non-members.

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First Sunday Nature Hike

November 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join a Volunteer Naturalist for an engaging nature hike on the first Sunday of each month. Registration is not required. Just show up with your curiosity and comfortable walking shoes. Hikes last approximately one hour. All ages welcome. No pets allowed. FREE $10 per car recommended donation applies for non-members.

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Lunch & Learn: Autumn Trees from Top to Bottom

November 6 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Travel into Bernheim’s natural forest to investigate trees as they begin their autumn transformation. You will visit our Canopy Tree Walk for a view from the tree tops, and then explore trees from a different perspective along Rock Run Trail. Bernheim members $15; non-members $20 Registration and program fee due by 4 p.m. the day prior to the start of the program. Call (502) 955-8512 or click on the button below to register.     Fee includes guided program, ice tea…

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December 2019

First Sunday Nature Hike

December 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join a Volunteer Naturalist for an engaging nature hike on the first Sunday of each month. Registration is not required. Just show up with your curiosity and comfortable walking shoes.  Hikes last approximately one hour. All ages welcome. No pets allowed. FREE $10 per car donation recommended for non-members

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Lunch & Learn: Hidden in the Hollies

December 4 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Bernheim’s holly collection is widely known and celebrated for its numerous varieties and its scope. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with the season by celebrating the stories and lore hidden in this outstanding collection of hollies. Bernheim Lunch & Learn programs are designed for adults who enjoy spending time outdoors with others and celebrating the natural world. Hosted by Volunteer Naturalist Corinne Mastey, each program includes group introductions, a short hike, and lunch from Isaac’s Cafe. Bernheim members $15;…

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ECO Kids: Nature Ornament Making

December 7 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Transform nuts, seedpods, pine cones and other nature treasures into holiday ornaments through the On Your Own Challenge activity. ON YOUR OWN CHALLENGE, a self-guided adventure, available from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. HANDS-ON DISCOVERY STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, from 1 – 4 p.m. HIKE OF THE DAY, led by a Bernheim guide, starts at 2 p.m. and runs 45 – 60 minutes $10 per car recommended donation applies to non-members.

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Holiday Open House

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Kick off the holiday season with shopping, live music and refreshments. Find that special gift for the nature lover in your life, beautiful handmade birdhouses to nature books and many more unique items from our Gift Shop. Bring a friend and enjoy a delightful lunch at Isaac’s Café. $10 per car recommended donation applies to non-members.  

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ECO Kids: Hot Chocolate Hike

December 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Earn a free cup of hot chocolate by completing the On Your Own Challenge hiking sheet and turning it in at Isaac’s Café – yum! ON YOUR OWN CHALLENGE, a self-guided adventure, available from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. HANDS-ON DISCOVERY STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, from 1 – 4 p.m. HIKE OF THE DAY, led by a Bernheim guide, starts at 2 p.m. and runs 45 – 60 minutes $10 per car recommended donation applies to non-members.

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