Join us as we begin a fall series of monthly open-house-style programming featuring a variety of themes and activities for the entire family! Each event includes an engaging presentation, crafts for the family and a guided/self-paced night walk on the boardwalk. An old-fashion campfire with songs and, of course, s’mores is the perfect ending. Bring your own seating to enjoy the fire! Space is limited to 45 people as we follow CDC-recommended guidelines. We will be using the entire building and then be outside, following social spacing guidelines.

When: Friday nights this fall (see dates below)

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cost: $15.00/person (4 years and up) - includes nighttime access to Center grounds, main presentation, kids craft/activity, campfire with songs and s'mores!

Complimentary lemonade for kids; Themed adult beverages and extra s'mores available for purchase

See Events Below and Choose Your Favorites!

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Wetland on the Rocks

Friday, September 18, 2020

6:00 - 9:00 pm

Ever heard about the sea that once covered Texas? Unearth Texas’s history as we learn about basic geological events that created some of the unique formations we see today. Benson Chow, principal geologist with American Coal, enlightens us on the timeline of the Trinity River Basin, and the education team follows up with activities ready for kids to learn geology basics and how rocks roll! Round out the evening with margaritas on the rocks (of course!) for an additional fee.

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WILD About Bats

Friday, October 30, 2020

6:00 -9:00 pm

Come celebrate the awesomeness of bats with us as we learn how bats are naturally helpful to our Earth and the need for their protection. Experience a stroll on the boardwalk at night as you enjoy the darkness of the wetland. Have some fun and dress up in your favorite bat or Halloween custom. With agave being pollinated by bats, having a bat-friendly tequila beverage available for purchase is only natural.

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Rescheduled till Spring 2021 Due to COVID Precautions

Native Furs & Feathers of Texas

Friday, November 20, 2020

6:00 - 9:00 pm

Join us in November as we learn about our favorite Texas native feathered and fur-bearing friends and how we can all learn to get along together. Enjoy a cool-weather boardwalk, campfire songs, s'mores and some Wild Turkey liquid refreshment for an additional fee.

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Christmas at the Wetland

Friday, December 18, 2020

6:00 - 9:00 pm

Celebrate the winter holidays with us at the Wetland! Join us for a down-to-earth celebration with a Christmas carol sing-a-long, hot chocolate around the campfire and a special visit by Father Christmas! Make and take away a handmade Christmas ornament to remind of the Wetland! This event will be held outside as we look to keep everyone safe, so dress warmly and bring a blanket and chair for the campfire. Traditional wassail adult beverage available for purchase.

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