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Poinsettia Show

November 19 @ 10:00 am - December 30 @ 5:00 pm

The holiday season wouldn’t be complete without a visit to our Conservatory, where the tropical collection blends with drifts of poinsettias, to create a wonderland unmatched anywhere in the region!  Come check it out and enjoy the festive feeling, in the air. Admission into the show is free, but donations are encouraged.   *The Garden is closed for the following holidays: 11/25, 11/26, 12/24, 12/25.

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Nature Art Show

November 26 @ 8:00 am - December 31 @ 5:00 pm

Find one-of-a-kind treasures created by local artists in this annual art show. Shopping for nature-inspired artwork supports both Forest Park Nature Center and these talented creators. There is no admission into the show. Available daily, during normal business hours: Tuesday- Saturday, 9am- 5pm

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Wreath Making

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November 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Create your very own wreath, using the foliage and textures of the season. Your creation will be the perfect seasonal complement to a front door, window or fireplace mantel. We have all your wreath supplies & greenery (i.e. evergreens, juniper, pine cones, dried hydrangea, etc), you provide the pruners & gloves! Get your tickets today as classes are limited to 30 participants. Limit one wreath per registration. $30/person. To view all our Wine & Wreath Classes, click here!

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Wine & Wreaths

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December 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on December 3, 2021 at 5:30 pm

One event on December 9, 2021 at 5:30 pm

Settle in with 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 have all your wreath supplies & greenery (i.e. evergreens, juniper, pine cones, dried hydrangea, etc), you provide the pruners & gloves! Classes are limited to 30 participants, limit one wreath per registration. $30/person. Wine and beer will be available for purchase. Must be 21 & older to register and attend.

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Wine & Wreaths

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December 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on December 3, 2021 at 5:30 pm

One event on December 9, 2021 at 5:30 pm

Settle in with 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 have all your wreath supplies & greenery (i.e. evergreens, juniper, pine cones, dried hydrangea, etc), you provide the pruners & gloves! Classes are limited to 30 participants, limit one wreath per registration. $30/person. Wine and beer will be available for purchase. Must be 21 & older to register and attend.

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Holiday Shop & Stroll

December 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on December 10, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on December 11, 2021 at 6:00 pm

Experience a candlelit path through our woods along with a cozy campfire, our festive Nature Art Show & Sale, and other winter wonders. Event is free and for all ages. Donations are appreciate. Learn more about shopping the Nature Art Show here! Shop one-of-a-kind treasures created by local artists that supports both FPNC and the talented creators.

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Santa’s Woodland Workshop

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December 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on December 4, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 5, 2021 at 12:30 pm

For Elves of all ages! Join us in the Rustic OA Lodge for Santa's Woodland Workshop! All ages are welcome to pick out three quality, handcrafted projects to make, wrap, and take home.  Also enjoy cocoa, treats, and a visit with Santa. Cost: $10 per elf or $3 per non-participant; Registration required. Call the Camp Office at (309) 259-2157 or register online here! Session 1: Sat., Dec. 4, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Session 2: Sat., Dec. 4, 2–4:30 p.m. Session 3:…

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Santa’s Woodland Workshop

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December 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on December 4, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 5, 2021 at 12:30 pm

For Elves of all ages! Join us in the Rustic OA Lodge for Santa's Woodland Workshop! All ages are welcome to pick out three quality, handcrafted projects to make, wrap, and take home.  Also enjoy cocoa, treats, and a visit with Santa. Cost: $10 per elf or $3 per non-participant; Registration required. Call the Camp Office at (309) 259-2157 or register online here! Session 1: Sat., Dec. 4, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Session 2: Sat., Dec. 4, 2–4:30 p.m. Session 3:…

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Santa’s Woodland Workshop

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December 5 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on December 4, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 5, 2021 at 12:30 pm

For Elves of all ages! Join us in the Rustic OA Lodge for Santa's Woodland Workshop! All ages are welcome to pick out three quality, handcrafted projects to make, wrap, and take home.  Also enjoy cocoa, treats, and a visit with Santa. Cost: $10 per elf or $3 per non-participant; Registration required. Call the Camp Office at (309) 259-2157 or register online here! Session 1: Sat., Dec. 4, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Session 2: Sat., Dec. 4, 2–4:30 p.m. Session 3:…

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