Adult Programs

History Comes Alive: The Rough Rider Tours Illinois
History Comes Alive: The Rough Rider Tours Illinois
Sunday, Oct 17, 2021 | 4:00 pm
Oglesby Mansion, Decatur, IL

In his illustrated presentation, Mark Sorensen will share pictures of Roosevelt’s visit to the dedication of Millikin University and speech at the Wabash train depot.

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Richie Wolf Memorial Service
Richie Wolf Memorial Service
Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Join us Tuesday, October 19 at 3pm for a Memorial Service honoring the late Executive Director, Richie Wolf.  The memorial event will be held at the Cattail Pond at Rock Springs Conservation Area.

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Adult Craft: Pebble Art
Adult Craft: Pebble Art
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 | 10:00 am
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Adults are invited to try their hand at creating an artistic scene using only pebbles, then take it home to display. Register online.

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Candlelight Tour
Candlelight Tour
Saturday, Nov 13, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Homestead Prairie Farm, Decatur, IL

Electricity and modern conveniences were not always at our fingertips. Glimpse what an evening in the 1860s was like at Homestead Prairie Farm, lit by candlelight and lamplight, as guides in period clothing walk you through the home.

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Native American Skills and Games
Sunday, Nov 28, 2021 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

What was life like for the Native Americans who inhabited Illinois over 200 years ago? Learn about their cultures and lifestyles, discover the art of beading, and try your hand at 3D archery. Register online.

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