Waukesha County

Saturday, November 3
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$3 per person or $10 per family (children 2 years and younger are free)



Program: Green Cleaning

Adults & Older Children

1:00 pm Find out what common household ingredients can be used to keep your home healthy, clean and safe. Make and take home Creamy Soft Scrub, along with the recipe—you’ll want more!

Planetarium Show:"Our Place in Space"

Families & Children Grades 1 - 3

1:10 pm


2:30 pm

This award winning children's planetarium show introduces jungle animals and a space crossword puzzle to explore teh wonders of the universe. This program will inspire your young astronomer to appreciate the beauty of the night sky.

Hike: Life in Retzer Creek

Adults & Families

1:15 pm

A nature experience awaits you on this hike. Explore Retzer Nature Center trails and discover what is in the creek.

Program: Papermaking Adults & Older Children 1:40 pm

Where does paper go after putting it in the recycling bin, and how does it get turned into new paper? Learn the process and then create paper! 

Hike: Your Actions Matter to our Land Adults & Families

1:45 pm


2:45 pm

Learn how your actions matter to the land while hiking Retzer Nature Center trails.

Planetarium Show: "Did an Asteroid Really Kill the Dinosaurs?" Families & Children Grades 3 - 8

1:50 pm


3:10 pm

This amazing program explores the possibility that an asteroid caused the extinction of the dinosaurs. Realistic and scientifically-accurate animations bring dinosaurs back to life in a big way!

Hike: Water Cycle Adults & Families 2:15 pm

Discover the main aspects of the water cycle while hiking our trails.

Program: Wild in Waukesha Adults & Families 2:20 pm

Be introduced to our upcoming Citizen Science programs kicking off in 2019!

Program: I Live in a Watershed Adults & Families 3:00 pm

Our watershed model provides hands-on, interactive demonstrations of the sources and effects of runoff pollution. You will learn what a watershed is, how it functions, and how we are part of it.

Hike: Your Actions Matter to our Water Adults & Families 3:15 pm

Learn how your actions matter to our water on this fun hike.

Program: WI Turtles Up Close Adults & Families 3:40 pm

Discover fun facts and details about Wisconsin turtles.