(Photo by Todd Cary)
There’s so much to discover at our High Desert Fall Fest this Saturday, October 22.
- Learn about mule deer migration and make your own deer headband.
- In the Desertarium, see High Desert spiders up close and gain a new appreciation for the often misunderstood arachnids.
- Take a walk up to the 1904 Ranch and Sawmill to hear the story El Cucuy is Scared, Too! about the spooky creature from Latinx culture.
- Roll up your sleeves and help run the cider press at the ranch.
- Discover all of the crawly insects who inhabit the High Desert with a look through a microscope at the Birds of Prey Center.
High Desert Fall Fest
Saturday, October 22
FREE with Museum admission
Costumes are encouraged although they will not be allowed in wildlife exhibit areas to ensure animal comfort.
Pull Up a Seat at the Next Natural History Pub
Get ready for the next Natural History Pub! Join us at McMenamins Old St. Francis School on Monday, November 7 at 7pm for Healthy Soil, Healthy Earth.
Join Garrett L. Duyck, Soil Conservationist for the Natural Resources Conservation Service, to learn how healthy soils can protect our environment, increase farm profits and bring joy to the next generation of farmers and gardeners.
Seats fill quickly! RSVP today.
Natural History Pub: Healthy Soil, Healthy Earth
Monday, November 7
5:30 pm doors open
FREE, registration required
A Museum for Everyone
Have you heard of our access program Museum and Me? It’s a quieter time for children and adults who experience physical, intellectual and/or social disabilities to enjoy the High Desert Museum after hours.
Join us for the next Museum and Me on Thursday, November 17. Explore the Museum’s newest exhibits and revisit your favorites.
Museum and Me
Thursday, November 17
FREE for individuals, friends and family