Hummingbird Festival

Learn all about hummingbirds. Watch as we capture, band, and release wild birds. Co-sponsored by Decatur Audubon.

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Monarch Madness

Learn about monarch butterflies from naturalists, then help capture and tag live butterflies.

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The Prairie Then and Now

Guest speaker Dan Guillory, a poet and local history author, will share his view of the past and contemporary life with portraits of those that called the prairie home.

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Full Moon Hike

Take a trip to Fort Daniel Conservation Area to look at the full moon and walk through the forest, illuminated only by the moon itself. Register online by September 13.

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Canoe the Sangamon

All equipment is provided for this leisurely exploration of the Sangamon River. Pre-registration required.

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Archaeology Open House

Due to restoration work on the Trobaugh-Good House in 2018, some dirt was removed from under the home. Learn a little about archaeology and help staff and volunteers sift through this dirt that has laid undisturbed for over 100 years.

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Canoe the Sangamon

All equipment is provided for this leisurely exploration of the Sangamon River. Pre-registration required.

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Fall Photography Workshop

Learn how to photograph the changing fall colors and scenery at Rock Springs with the Decatur Camera Club. Register online by November 1.

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Canoe the Sangamon

All equipment is provided for this leisurely exploration of the Sangamon River. Pre-registration required.

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Candlelight Tour

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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