Sandhill Crane Watch

Observe flocks of Sandhill cranes landing for the evening in the Gallagher Marsh. Cranes are best viewed in the evening, as the sun sets. Guests should register in the logbook and pick up a map (green Sandhill brochure) at the kiosk near the entrance gate of the Sandhill Wildlife Area. Follow the 14-mile one-way Trumpeter … Continued

Wisconsin Science Festival Curiosity Cube!

The Millipore Sigma Curiosity Cube is coming to the Monona Public Library! Drop in between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. for hands-on science experiments led by scientists. This unique traveling science lab is a family-friendly event. No registration is required for this free event.

Open House and Night Observing at the Milwaukee Astronomical Society

Mark your calendars for a free open house and night sky observing at the Milwaukee Astronomical Society in New Berlin, with a spooky theme. Tour a 90-year-old amateur observatory, one of the largest of its kind in the states, and take home a picture of a nebula, star cluster or galaxy if the weather cooperates. … Continued

Devil’s Lake Rocks!

Join the park naturalist for a hike up the east bluff of Devil’s Lake State Park to learn about the park’s unique geology and see the beauty the park has to offer. We’ll spend the evening hiking the scenic east bluff and checking out some of the park’s famous rock formations. This hike will be … Continued

Science on the Square: Sip and Stargaze

Join astronomers from UW-Madison on the rooftop patio of Parthenon Gyros to stargaze, learn about space and play astronomy-themed trivia! All ages are welcome! Beverages will be available for purchase from Parthenon (including 15% discount on bottles of wine)

Science on the Square/Madison Night Market Fusion

Join us for one fantastic night that blends science with downtown Madison businesses! Back for its sixth year, the ever-popular Science on the Square event is again fusing with the Madison Night Market to create a unique way to explore hands-on science activities while also supporting local businesses and vendors. This year, in celebration of … Continued

WiSciFest 2023 at The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums

Unleash your curiosity and celebrate the wonders of science at The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums in Platteville! The theme this year is “Time,” and we will have special fun hands-on activities to delve into this deep subject. Engage in the enterprise of discovery, communicate the power of knowledge and creativity to change our worldview, … Continued

Treinen Farm Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

Spending time outdoors with family and friends is time well spent and the Treinen Farm has been the area’s favorite destination for fall experiences and gatherings for over 25 years. “To all the Good Dogs” Corn Maze is a tribute to the friendly and loving dogs in our lives. Through the twisting turns of this … Continued

BioBlitz at Lake County Farm Park

Join Lussier Family Heritage Center for the Wisconsin Science Festival BioBlitz project. This project is statewide and aims to document all species within Wisconsin October 16-22. On October 17, Lussier Family Heritage Center will provide an overview on how to use iNaturalist to document organisms and then we’ll head out on a hike to document … Continued

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