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Special Events


Summer Sunset Yoga
Wednesday, August 7, 6:30pm-8:30pm. Ages 21+ Cost: $25
This outdoor sunset yoga in the garden will incorporate aromatherapy to balance your mind and body as we move into the end of the summer month. Bring your own mat for a full hour yoga session geared toward all levels of yogis and stay for sunset, an adult beverage and light snack.
Sign up here!

Saturday, August 10, 8:30 pm, FREE
View the Moon, Saturn, Mars and Venus.

All Things Folk
Wednesday, August 14, 6:30pm-8:30pm, Cost: $40
(Music starts at 7pm) Enjoy a night of folk music from local artist John Deven, plus short readings of nature-based folklore. Each ticket comes with two complimentary cocktails.  Entrance is limited to 100, sign up at the Nature Center ahead of time to secure your ticket.

Saturday, September 7, 7:30pm, FREE
View the Moon, Saturn, and Mars.

Monarch Butterfly Festival
Sunday, September 15, 11am-4:30pm, Cost: $6
Enjoy the unique and magical experience of walking through our butterfly tent!  We will also have face-painting, live animals, an arts & crafts fair, children's crafts, story time, scarecrow making, food & drink vendors and an education tent.  Tickets are $6 per person and free entry for children two and under.

Saturday October 5, 6:30pm, FREE
View the Moon and Mars.  Fall Astronomy Day



To see all of the 2019 events visit our Calendar of Events.

Lake Katherine photographers take pictures of participants in our programs and classes, during special events, and throughout the grounds. Please be aware that these photos may be used in Lake Katherine articles, brochure, pamphlets, flyers, website, or other social media. You must give us written notice if you or your family members do not want to be photographed or published. We also invite you to submit your own photos from programs, visits, and events. Your photo may be featured in an upcoming publication.


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