Special Events

Holiday Open House, December 5

The Nest Holiday Open House will be held Saturday, December 5 from 9 am – 4 pm. The Nature Center invites the entire community to come out and enjoy free admission, a local art & craft fair, shopping in gift shop, a fancy bake sale, a kids craft and holiday festivities.  This is a great day to bundle up, explore the wintery trails, spot winter birds, and then get cozy with hot chocolate and gourmet goodies. Artisan Fair • Forest Raven – wool felt embroidered barrettes, woodland animal masks, wool felt wands, and story stones • The Beehive Weaver – handwoven dish towels, trivets, wool & cotton rag rugs • Leslie Trottier – upcycled etched glass, glass tile jewelry • Rebecca Browers – paintings, hand painted greeting cards  • Bowen Trading – hand crafted firecones • Sweet Pea’s Friends – scarves, natural body products, hand painted crafts • Teri Birch – embroidered bibs, bookmarks, etc.  • Pattie Mackey – wood art • Kate Bruce – acrylic paintings on gallery wrapped canvas, funky florals and woodland animals • Our Children’s Earth – upcycled and handmade items • Puffy Pals – felted wool animals • Willard Bay Gardens – bulbs, winter flowers • Cathy Cartwright – handmade…