Special Events

  • Calendar of events

    Check out our calendar to learn about programs, classes and other fun events planned at the Outdoor Adventure Center.

  • WOW - Wild Over Wednesday

    The last Wednesday of each month, we offer free admission from 6 to 8 p.m. for all of our visitors and special programs, fun and games around a specific topic each month, plus enjoy all the exhibits at the Outdoor Adventure Center!  There will be story time for our youngest guests, hands-on experiences, games and informational sessions for interested visitors.

Current Calendar
Outdoor Adventure Center - WOW - Wild Over Wednesday: Outdoor Fun Featuring Reg Pettibone's Authentic Native American Program

Complimentary admission from 6 to 8 p.m. This month, we're featuring outdoor games and activities, with a special performance by Reg Pettibone, a full-blooded Native American and champion Pow Wow dancer from the Ho Chunk nation, and his wife.

Outdoor Adventure Center - Paul Bunyan Day

Create a craft and read some tales about Paul Bunyan and his best friend Babe.

Outdoor Adventure Center - Backyard Nature: Beekeeping Basics

Workshop participants will learn about the basics of beekeeping and the tools needed, and have the opportunity to visit active hives and collect and taste the honey.

Outdoor Adventure Center - Get Hooked on Fishing!

Join us for some morning fishing on the Detroit River!

Outdoor Adventure Center - Social Media Challenge Day

Join us as we launch our first social media challenge at the Outdoor Adventure Center, in which WE challenge YOU to discover something new about Michigan's wildlife and post about it on social media using our #learnwild hashtag.