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Weaving & Wine

December 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Adults, join us for a relaxing evening of good conversation and wine while you learn to weave bird feeders and shelters for our feathered friends! There will be several different feeder and shelter projects to choose from, and as the techniques we’ll use are surprisingly simple to learn, no prior weaving experience is necessary. Bring your own wine, beer, or whatever you like to enjoy while crafting. Glasses will be provided. Light refreshments, snacks, and all weaving supplies will also…

Kids’ Nature Night: Surviving Winter!

December 8 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This night is all about how to survive the winter. After cooking our dinner and s'mores over the campfire, we’ll head inside for activities and games that will teach us how local plants and animals have adapted to survive the cold winter months in Connecticut. We’ll also make biodegradable bird feeders that you can hang in your yard to help out the birds that stick around and try to tough out the cold. Open to children ages 5 to 10.…

Handmade for the Holidays

December 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us on Saturday, December 15th for our second annual Handmade for the Holidays event. Children will be provided with supplies and instruction to make nature-themed holiday gifts for their family and friends. There will be a variety of age-appropriate projects for children to choose from, and each child will leave the event with 2-3 wrapped gifts of their own creation. Hot chocolate will be provided. Open to children ages 5 to 12. Parents: This is a drop-off program. $15…

Winter Break Adventures Program

December 26 @ 8:30 am - December 28 @ 3:30 pm

Looking for something fun and educational for your child to do during the winter school break? Sign them up for Great Hollow's Winter Break Adventures program! In this full-day, drop-off program, we will spend our days learning about the natural world through fun, science-based environmental education activities, games, hikes, and animal encounters. Each day has a special theme intended to teach your child a range of related topics in natural science. You can sign up for one, two, or all…

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