3 Labor Day, Interpretive Center Closed
The interpretive center will be closed for the holiday. Trails are open dawn to dusk. The center will re-open on Tuesday the 4th at 9am.
14 Star Party: Elusive Planets, 8-10pm Back-up date: September 15th
Farewell to the summer Milky Way, hello to the fall skies! Without the Moon, many distant galaxies can be viewed in a telescope, as well as the elusive planets Uranus and Neptune. $5 for members, $15/family; $8 for nonmembers, $25/family.
16 EnvIRONmental CHEF homegrown, 3-6pm, Second annual Culinary Cook-Off Competition
The area’s best chefs cook-off in a culinary competition using local foods. Sous chefs are chosen from patron ticket holders, and the audience are the judges! Locally grown and produced foods connect people to the abundance available in CNY. This event sold out last year—reserve your spot now! $75/pp general admission; $100/pp patron admission includes a chance to be a sous-chef at the event. This is a fundraiser for Baltimore Woods Nature Center’s Nature in the City science education programming. Call (315) 673-1350 or visit www.baltimorewoods.org for full information and reservations.
22 Classic Campfire Fun with Jay Guss, Call for times.
Turn off the TV and join Jay Guss for a good old fashioned campfire sing along and storytelling! Bring a family friendly joke or campfire story and join in the fun! If that’s not enough, top off the fun with a warm gooey s’more! $5 for members, $15/family; $8 for nonmembers, $25/family.
29 Campfire Cooking 101, 6:30-8pm
Nothing makes an autumn camping trip complete like a hot bed of coals and the smell of cobbler wafting up from the dutch oven. In this delicious program, Tom will help get you started with campfire cooking – covering a wide range of techniques, giving away some of his favorite recipes, and a sampling of the tasty results. $7 for members, $20/family; $10 for nonmembers, $30/family
30 Artist Reception, 2-4pm
Join us for a special Sunday event in the art gallery. Welcome Lynette Blake, artist, and enjoy an afternoon of art, conversation, and snacks in the Weeks Gallery. Art gallery events are open to the public. There is no fee and parking is free.