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Poinsettia Show

November 22 @ 10:00 am - December 30 @ 5:00 pm

The holiday season wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the Conservatory, where the tropical collection blends with hundreds of poinsettia to create a wonderland! Come check it out and enjoy the festive feeling, in the air.  Donations appreciated.  Closed 11/28-29 and 12/24-25.

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Nature Art Show & Sale

December 3 @ 9:00 am - December 31 @ 5:00 pm

Open Tuesday-Saturday only. This art show features unique artwork created by local artists. Find original nature-related photographs, paintings, woodcarvings, handmade jewelry, and more. Enjoy the wood-burning stove, hot drinks, and the rustic charm of the Nature Center!  This show is the perfect stop for your holiday shopping list!

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SOLD OUT: Wine & Wreathes

December 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Enjoy a glass of wine, while creating your very own wreath. It will be the perfect seasonal complement to a front door, window or fireplace mantel. We will provide all the supplies & greenery (i.e. evergreens, juniper, pine cones, dried hydrangea...). Beer and wine will be available for purchase and participants must be 21 years or older.  Class will be limited to 30 people.

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Holiday Shop & Stroll

December 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Stroll a forest path lit with luminaries; enjoy live holiday music, storytelling and caroling, seasonal treats and wassail; and discover nature-related artwork from the Nature Art Show & Sale. Shop in the Trailhead Nature Store to support this event.  Holiday Shop & Stroll alsow takes place on 12/14 and 12/20, with a special sale on 12/20!

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Holiday Shop & Stroll

December 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Stroll a forest path lit with luminaries; enjoy live holiday music, storytelling and caroling, seasonal treats and wassail; and discover nature-related artwork from the Nature Art Show & Sale. Shop in the Trailhead Nature Store to support this event - special sale on 12/20!

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Holiday Shop & Stroll

December 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Stroll a forest path lit with luminaries; enjoy live holiday music, storytelling and caroling, seasonal treats and wassail; and discover nature-related artwork from the Nature Art Show & Sale. Shop in the Trailhead Nature Store to support this event - special sale TODAY!

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Skate with Santa

December 21 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Grab your skates (or rent a pair of ours) and join Jolly Old St. Nick on the ice during open skate.

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DIY Maple Syrup Class

Reservations/RSVP

January 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learn how to make maple syrup in your own backyard. Class includes tree selection and tapping, sap collection and storage, boiling, and finishing to syrup. Participants will be sent home with some of the necessary equipment.

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Chill Billy!

Reservations/RSVP

January 11, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Shake off the winter blahs and get outside! Try ice fishing, cast-iron cooking, fire-building, orienteering, winter birdwatching and animal tracking, or sign up for a 2- or 8-hour endurance run (register for runs at www.runrace.net; races start at 8 am) PLUS enjoy a free chili lunch.

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We contribute to a healthy and vibrant Peoria community by responsibly using our District resources to offer high quality parks and recreation experiences to those who live, work and play in our District. We will be responsible stewards of all District resources. We will focus on services that make the greatest impact. We will create a culture that values and supports each other, those we serve and our community.​