February Programs

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February Programs 2017-12-06T20:18:30+00:00

February 1
Winter Warmth and Wilderness Skills
10-11am

How did people survive in the winter before modern times? Join us for discussion and demonstrations of both modern and primitive winter wilderness skills. Participants will also sample winter tea made from local, wild edible plants.  Program for adults. $6 for members; $9 for public.

Register for Winter Warmth and Wilderness Skills

February 10
Winter Farmers Market
10am-1pm

Visitors to the market will enjoy a diverse mix of local farm and artisanal food products from top regional producers. Held on the second Saturday of each month through spring. Indoors with free parking. Visit the Winter Farmers Market page on facebook for details.

February 14
Sweetheart Snowshoe
7-9pm

Bring your valentine for a romantic, lantern-lit snowshoe for two through the evening woods. Together, you’ll discover romantic notes hidden along the trail, and share some quiet moments outdoors. Then, warm up indoors with hot drinks and decadent desserts. Limited to 20 couples, registration is required. Snowshoes provided. Program for adults. $20/couple for members; $30/couple for public.

Register for Sweetheart Snowshoe

February 15
Animal Tracking Snowshoe Hike
10-11:30am

Come out and stretch your winter weary legs on the trails of Baltimore Woods! Learn how to identify animal tracks and decipher the stories left behind. Snowshoes are included, if needed. This is an outdoor program, dress warmly! Program for adults. $6 for members; $9 for public.

Register for Animal Tracking Snowshoe Hike

February 16
Star Party: Elusive Planet Mercury
5:30-8:30pm

This is a good chance to see the elusive planet Mercury, right after sunset, plus the area surrounding Orion, one of the brightest in the sky. We have to start early to catch Mercury, and we might still get a good view of Uranus. Back-up date February 17th. Be sure to dress warmly. Program  for all ages. $6 for members; $9 for public.

Register for Star Party: Elusive Planet Mercury

February 17
Snowshoes, Stars and Stories
7-9pm

Bring your family out on a snowshoeing adventure as we take a hike through the mysterious moonlit winter trails of Baltimore Woods. We’ll travel down to Phillip’s Cabin where we will be welcomed by a crackling fire, hot cocoa, and tantalizing tales. Snowshoes will be provided. Program for ages 7 and up. $6 for members; $9 for public.

Register for Snowshoes, Stars and Stories

February 24
Sun Party
1-3pm

Clear winter days are perfect to see our nearest star with specially-equipped solar telescopes, showing sunspots, flares, and eruptions. Back-up date February 25th. Be sure to dress warmly. Program for all ages. $6 for members; $9 for public.

Register for Sun Party