The 11:00 am -1:00 pm event,will entail refreshments to include homemade cookies, hot chocolate and hot apple cider. After partaking of the refreshments, families will have the opportunity to make Christmas Cards for Nursing Homes, interact with Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, participate in recycling crafts, how to feed birds in the winter, play prize winning games for kids, and listen to firemen and police officers talk about safety, particularly during the holiday months
10:00am — Fall Tree Walk @ Jeffers’ Bend, 1170 Metcalfe Lane, Hopkinsville. Kentucky Division of Forestry will lead a tree walk for the public along the Jeffers’ Bend walking trail.
Since 2003, Jeffers’ Bend has hosted NatureFest the afternoon of the third Saturday of September each year. This family event exposes parents and youth to experiences in Canoeing, Storytelling, Outdoor Survival Skills, Recycling, Archery, Native American Heritage, Birding, Insects, Forestry, Wildlife
Admission: $10 per car, $15 per bus (up to 25), $30 per bus (26 or more), *Free with Active Duty Military ID or First Responder ID
Join us at Jeffers Bend Environmental Center for the First Annual Hummingbird Festival! Activities include Banding Hummingbirds, Hummingbird Folklore, Plants for Hummingbirds, and more.
Learn about how to create realistic still life paintings using Jennifer’s color mixing techniques. Guests pay $35 day of workshop.
Tommy will lead you through his painting technique of creating fast small paintings. Non-members pay $35 day of workshop.
Betty will use a variety of drawing tools to demonstrate and assist participants in creating three dimensional drawings. Non-members pay $35 day of workshop.
Leah will lead participants through the creating of watercolor paintings. Non-members pay $35 day of workshop.
Jennie will lead participants through the process of creating a landscape scene using pastels. Non-members pay $35 day of workshop
Sarah will demonstrate the process used in making necklaces and bracelets. Supply list will be provided. Non-members pay $35 day of workshop