Caption: The popular Fall Candlelight Hike Festival will be held Friday, Oct. 25, at UW-Stevens Point’s Schmeeckle Reserve.
Experience hands-on nature activities at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s Schmeeckle Reserve this month with free programs for the whole family, including the annual Fall Candlelight Hike Festival.
Led by UW-Stevens Point students, these programs meet at the reserve’s Visitor Center, located at 2419 North Point Dr., Stevens Point, unless otherwise noted. For more information, call 715-346-4992 or go to www.uwsp.edu/cnr/schmeeckle. Dress for the weather, as most programs are outdoors. Prior registration is not required.The 2019 Fall Candlelight Hike Festival will be held Friday, Oct. 25, 6-9 p.m. Schmeeckle Reserve will celebrate the new Pankowski Friends Amphitheater with “Schmeeckle on Stage” programs at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Take half-mile or one-mile walks along torch and jack-o’-lantern lit paths, and enjoy hands-on activities, free crafts and snacks. The event has a suggested donation of $2 per person or $5 per family.
Two Preschool Discovery Programs will be held from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on select Fridays in October for ages 3 to 6 with a parent or guardian. Programs begin at the Visitor Center and continue outside, weather permitting. Each includes crafts and snacks:
Family nature programs offered in October include: