WiSciFest 2023 at The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums

Unleash your curiosity with an exploration of deep time at the museum during this weeklong festival celebrating the wonders of science throughout Wisconsin! Enjoy fun, hands-on activities and special exhibits that delve into this deep subject. Explore relative versus absolute time, climb a geologic stratigraphic column, use a Geiger counter to learn about measuring time … 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

Lil’ Explorers Find Beesly!

Nurture your preschooler’s curiosity and energy while exploring the outdoors with the Lil’ Explorers program at the Lussier Family Heritage Center! This program targets ages 3-6, aiming to provide a space for youth to engage with their environment, learn how to work together, and explore their curiosities about nature. Through the lens of different weekly … Continued

Let’s Hike, Delafield! Tyke Hike and BioBlitz

Meet one of our youth services librarians in the lobby of the Delafield Public Library at 10 a.m. on October 16 or 18. We’ll go on a 30-40 minute hike on the Ice Age Trail and do a BioBlitz as we go. It’s recommended that you download the iNaturalist app before attending if you want … Continued

Pre-Festival Event: Sturgeon Bay – DPAS Partial Eclipse Viewing

Door Peninsula Astronomical Society Presents October 14, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. DPAS Partial Eclipse Viewing In Door County, a partial eclipse will occur with the maximum coverage at 11:55 a.m., when the sun will appear about 38.75% covered by the moon. If skies are clear, DPAS will sponsor a safe viewing experience at the … Continued

Pre-Festival Event: Partial Eclipse Viewing Party

We are kicking off WiSciFest early by getting together to view the partial annular solar eclipse. Free eclipse glasses will be available for at home or library viewing in the days leading up to the event. Come to the Ellsworth Public Library to view and learn about this eclipse, what causes eclipses (there is another … Continued

Wisconsin Tech Month

WI Tech Month is a month-long celebration of the tech industry in Wisconsin that has taken place since 2021. The initiative is led by Milky Way Tech Hub and Latinos in Tech. Governor Tony Evers issued a proclamation recognizing October as WI Tech Month, and the distinction has continued ever since. WI Tech Month provides … Continued

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