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Current Get Outdoors Calendar
October
Oct302016
Mar312018
Michigan Iron Industry Museum - Inventing the Outdoors

A special exhibit about inventor, businessman and Gladstone native Webster Marble. Negaunee.

September
Sep302017
Jul292018
Michigan History Museum - The River that Changed the World

A special exhibit about the Au Sable River. Lansing.

January
Jan242018
Mitchell State Park - Rod Building

This class will teach you the basics of how to make your own fishing rod. 

Jan262018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Happy 181st Birthday, Michigan!

Featuring a Michigan-themed scavenger hunt with prizes. 

Jan262018
Waterloo Recreation Area - Lantern-Lit Ski and Snowshoe

Embrace a Michigan winter with a free lantern-lit trail adventure.

Jan262018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Becoming an Urban Outdoors Woman: Archery 101 - FULL

The evening will include an introductory archery class and a hot cocoa bar, soft drinks and snacks.

Jan272018
Hartwick Pines Logging Museum - Guided Snowshoe Hike

See Michigan's old-growth white pine forest under a blanket of deep snow! Pre-registration required. Hikes at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Grayling.

Jan272018
Highland Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Join ongoing efforts to restore this area to an open grassland. Volunteers will be hauling and piling brush and stacking firewood.

Jan272018
Waterloo Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Volunteers will remove glossy buckthorn and other invasive species in order to help restore this fen wetland. Join in the fun!

Jan272018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Sledding with the OAC

Join us at the Outdoor Adventure Center for sledding at Milliken State Park. At 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. 

Jan272018
Michigan History Museum - Statehood Day 2018

Annual celebration of Michigan becoming a state.

Jan272018
Outdoor Adventure Center - StarLab with Oakland County Parks

This is your chance to learn a few legends of the sky as well as the common winter constellations inside Starlab, a portable, inflatable planetarium. At 11 a.m., 11:50 a.m. and 12:40 p.m. 

Jan272018
Ludington State Park - Guided Snowshoe Nature Walks

This guided snowshoe walk will highlight the park’s nature and history while traveling through stunning snow-covered sand dunes.

Jan272018
Outdoor Adventure Center - The Detroit River, My Backyard: A Personal Kayaking Perspective with Steve Lutsch, presented by Riverside Kayak Connection

Windsor native and kayak enthusiast Steve Lutsch will talk about his stories and experiences from the seat of a kayak.

Jan272018
Ludington State Park - Guided Snowshoe Nature Night Walk

This guided snowshoe night walk will allow visitors to explore the parks snow-covered sand dunes at night. Be sure to bring a flashlight or headlamp!

Jan272018
Fayette Historic State Park - Lantern-Lit Snowshoe, Hike, or XC Ski

Enjoy a lantern-lit trail open to snowshoers, hikers and cross-country skiers. A warm bonfire, marshmallows and hot cocoa will be provided.

Jan272018
Feb242018
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Lantern-Lit Snowshoeing and Cross-Country Skiing

Enjoy an evening of lantern-lit snowshoeing or cross-country skiing in the Porkies!

Jan282018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Archery Try-It

This is your opportunity to learn more about archery. Two different sessions available.

Jan282018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Tree Care and Pruning Workshop with the Social Forestry Project

Learn about the proper tree maintenance and pruning techniques to create strong, healthy and beautiful trees.

Jan312018
Mitchell State Park - Rod Building

This class will teach you the basics of how to make your own fishing rod. 

Jan312018
Outdoor Adventure Center - WOW - Wild Over Wednesday: Michigan Owls, Whoooo Are They?

Part of the Outdoor Adventure Center's WOW - Wild Over Wednesday program. Complimentary admission from 6 to 8 p.m. This month, we're talking about Michigan owls.