Metroparks Events Calendar 2018

Metroparks Events Calendar 2018 – Kids fun and family-friendly events for Stony Creek, Kensington, Lake St Clair, and ALL of the HCMA Metroparks. Nature walks, fireworks, hayrides, sleighrides, seasonal celebrations, and MUCH more!

Oakland County Moms highlights special events from the Metroparks events calendar to bring you the latest news and info on special events happening at the 13 Metro Detroit area Huron-Clinton Metroparks. Call to confirm costs when pre-registering for events.

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required for these events. Daily & Annual vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

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October 2018 Metroparks Events Calendar

October 1-31, 2018 10a-2p Weekdays / 12:30p-4p on Saturdays and Sundays
Kensington Metroparks Events – Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from the huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. Pumpkins and gourds are priced according to size. No reservation needed. For cost & more information, please call 248-684-8632 or visit www.metroparks.com. A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark. Vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 11a-4p
Wolcott Mill Metroparks Events – Pumpkin Patch Wagon Rides & Corn Maze
Wolcott Mill Metropark – (65775 Wolcott Rd, Ray, MI 48096, 586-752-5932, metroparks.com)
Wagon ride out to the pumpkin patch to pick out your Halloween pumpkin. On-site pumpkin carving is available. Go through the corn maze. Warm up near the fire and enjoy a cup of cider and a donut. Pumpkins are sold separately at an additional cost. $6 Adult / $4 per child.

Saturday, October 6 and Sunday, October 7, 2018 from noon-4p
Kensington Metropark Events – Fall Festival
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Enjoy a fun-filled weekend of activities for the whole family. Tour the farm and view traditional demonstrations, visit with food and craft vendors, be entertained by Rosco the Clown and more. Also, take a hayride to and from the pumpkin patch to pick your perfect pumpkin. No registration is required. A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark. Vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 1p-2p
Indian Springs Metroparks Events – Cider Making
Indian Springs Metropark – (5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-625-6640, metroparks.com)
This festive fall program is fun for the whole family. Learn how to make apple cider by using a cider press, enjoy delicious donuts and sample different kinds of apples. Families and scouts are welcome. Please preregister, 248-625-7280. Cost is $6.

Sunday, October 7, 2018 from 11a-4p
Wolcott Mill Metroparks Events – Pumpkin Patch Wagon Rides & Corn Maze
Wolcott Mill Metropark – (65775 Wolcott Rd, Ray, MI 48096, 586-752-5932, metroparks.com)
Wagon ride out to the pumpkin patch to pick out your Halloween pumpkin. On-site pumpkin carving is available. Go through the corn maze. Warm up near the fire and enjoy a cup of cider and a donut. Pumpkins are sold separately at an additional cost. $6 Adult / $4 per child.

Friday, October 12, 2018 at 7p
Lake St Clair Metroparks Events – Creatures of the Night Hike & Campfire
Lake St Clair Metropark – (31300 Metro Parkway, Harrison Twp, MI 48045, 586-463-4581, metroparks.com)
Night hike to search for owls, bats, coyotes and other nocturnal animals. Afterwards, warm up around a campfire with cider and donuts. Please preregister, 586-463-4332. $5.

Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 11a-4p
Wolcott Mill Metroparks Events – Pumpkin Patch Wagon Rides & Corn Maze
Wolcott Mill Metropark – (65775 Wolcott Rd, Ray, MI 48096, 586-752-5932, metroparks.com)
Wagon ride out to the pumpkin patch to pick out your Halloween pumpkin. On-site pumpkin carving is available. Go through the corn maze. Warm up near the fire and enjoy a cup of cider and a donut. Pumpkins are sold separately at an additional cost. $6 Adult / $4 per child.

Saturday, October 13, 2018 from (call to reserve times)
Stony Creek Metropark Events – Fall Color Wagon Tours
Stony Creek Metropark – (4300 Main Park Rd, Shelby Twp, MI 48316, 586-781-4242, metroparks.com)
Enjoy the brilliant colors of Autumn on a wagon ride through the woodlots and fields. Learn signs of the season and history of the area. Afterwards, enjoy cider and donuts at the campfire. Please preregister, 586-781-9113. $5 / $2 & under are FREE.

Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 4p-6p
Hudson Mills Metroparks Events – Trick or Treat on the Trail
Hudson Mills Metropark – (8801 N Territorial Rd, Dexter, MI 48130, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Costume clad little ones will experience fun stops along the trails with a Halloween theme. Upon your return to the Activity Center enjoy cider and donuts. Program is geared toward younger children. Please preregister, 734-426-8211. $5.

Sunday, October 14, 2018 from 1p-3p
Hudson Mills Metroparks Events – Pumpkin Carving Party
Hudson Mills Metropark – (8801 N Territorial Rd, Dexter, MI 48130, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Get in the Halloween spirit with us! Pick out a pumpkin, a design and have fun carving it. You’ll also enjoy cider and donuts. Fee covers one pumpkin and refreshments. $6.

Sunday, October 14 and Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 2p (2 sessions)
Lake Erie Metroparks Events – Halloween History: Critters & Crawlers
Lake Erie Metropark – (32481 W Jefferson, Brownstown, MI 48173, 734-379-5020, metroparks.com)
Take a closer look at the natural history of this fabled holiday’s world. Please preregister, 734-379-5020. $5 Adult / $3 Children per session.

Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 11a, 1p, & 3p (3 sessions to choose from)
Wolcott Mill Metroparks Events – Haunted Halloween Houses
Wolcott Mill Metropark – (65775 Wolcott Rd, Ray, MI 48096, 586-752-5932, metroparks.com)
Watch a Halloween movie and sip on hot chocolate while you decorate a pre-assembled Halloween themed gingerbread house. Frosting, candy and sprinkles are provided; you get to be the artist. Please preregister, 586-749-5997. $6.

Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 11a-4p
Wolcott Mill Metroparks Events – Pumpkin Patch Wagon Rides & Corn Maze
Wolcott Mill Metropark – (65775 Wolcott Rd, Ray, MI 48096, 586-752-5932, metroparks.com)
Wagon ride out to the pumpkin patch to pick out your Halloween pumpkin. On-site pumpkin carving is available. Go through the corn maze. Warm up near the fire and enjoy a cup of cider and a donut. Pumpkins are sold separately at an additional cost. $6 Adult / $4 per child.

Saturday, October 20, 2018 from (call to reserve times)
Stony Creek Metropark Events – Fall Color Wagon Tours
Stony Creek Metropark – (4300 Main Park Rd, Shelby Twp, MI 48316, 586-781-4242, metroparks.com)
Enjoy the brilliant colors of Autumn on a wagon ride through the woodlots and fields. Learn signs of the season and history of the area. Afterwards, enjoy cider and donuts at the campfire. Please preregister, 586-781-9113. $5 / $2 & under are FREE.

Saturday, October 20, 2018 from CALL FOR TIMES
Kensington Metropark Events – Trick or Treat Along the Trail
Kensington Metropark (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Costume clad little ones will experience interpretive stops along the Nature Trails with a Halloween theme. Upon your return to the Nature Center enjoy cider and donuts and fall activities. Program is geared toward small children. Call 810-227-8917 for times. MUST PREREGISTER. A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark. Vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

Sunday, October 21, 2018 from 11a-4p
Wolcott Mill Metroparks Events – Pumpkin Patch Wagon Rides & Corn Maze
Wolcott Mill Metropark – (65775 Wolcott Rd, Ray, MI 48096, 586-752-5932, metroparks.com)
Wagon ride out to the pumpkin patch to pick out your Halloween pumpkin. On-site pumpkin carving is available. Go through the corn maze. Warm up near the fire and enjoy a cup of cider and a donut. Pumpkins are sold separately at an additional cost. $6 Adult / $4 per child.

Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 11a, 1p, & 3p (3 sessions to choose from)
Wolcott Mill Metroparks Events – Haunted Halloween Houses
Wolcott Mill Metropark – (65775 Wolcott Rd, Ray, MI 48096, 586-752-5932, metroparks.com)
Watch a Halloween movie and sip on hot chocolate while you decorate a pre-assembled Halloween themed gingerbread house. Frosting, candy and sprinkles are provided; you get to be the artist. Please preregister, 586-749-5997. $6.

Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 10a
Kensington Metroparks Events – Fun on the Farm – Halloween
Kensington Metropark (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
“Trick or Treat” all around the farm. Play Halloween games and visit a “haunted” barn. Special spooky party includes an animal parade and you can join in. Costumes are encouraged and appreciated. For ages 2-6. A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark. Vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

Saturday, October 27, 2018 from (call to reserve times)
Stony Creek Metropark Events – Fall Color Wagon Tours
Stony Creek Metropark – (4300 Main Park Rd, Shelby Twp, MI 48316, 586-781-4242, metroparks.com)
Enjoy the brilliant colors of Autumn on a wagon ride through the woodlots and fields. Learn signs of the season and history of the area. Afterwards, enjoy cider and donuts at the campfire. Please preregister, 586-781-9113. $5 / $2 & under are FREE.

Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 1p
Lake St Clair Metroparks Events – Tots Halloween
Lake St Clair Metropark – (31300 Metro Parkway, Harrison Twp, MI 48045, 586-463-4581, metroparks.com)
Learn about pumpkins and Halloween through stories, activities and crafts. Snacks and cider will be part of the fun. Ages 3-6. Please preregister, 586-463-4332. $4.

Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 1p
Oakwoods Metropark Events – Kids, Candy & Characters
Oakwoods Metropark – (32911 Willow Rd, New Boston, MI 48164, 734-782-3956, metroparks.com)
Enjoy an indoor program on Halloween history, followed by a hike through the woods to meet some interesting characters and get a head start on your Halloween candy collection. Kids (and adults) are encouraged to wear their costumes. Please preregister, 734-782-3956. $5.

Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 1p-3p
Hudson Mills Metropark Events – Zombie Apocalypse Survival
Hudson Mills Metropark – (8801 N Territorial Rd, Dexter, MI 48130, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Are you ready for the Zombie Apocalypse? Learn the skills you need to survive! Shelter building, fire making, and other zombie-proofing techniques will be covered. Please preregister, 734-426-8211. Cost is $5.

Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 6p-9p
Wolcott Mill Metropark Events – Trick or Treat at the Farm
Wolcott Mill Metropark – (65775 Wolcott Rd, Ray, MI 48096, 586-752-5932, metroparks.com)
Go Trick-or-Treating in each barn. Enjoy the slightly haunted “Boo Barn”. Watch a movie while enjoying cider and a donut. Join Roscoe the Clown at the Candy Scramble and make a Halloween craft. Don’t forget to visit with the animals. The draft horses have been working hard on their costumes. $6 Child / $1 Adult.

Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 11a, 1p, & 3p (3 sessions to choose from)
Wolcott Mill Metroparks Events – Haunted Halloween Houses
Wolcott Mill Metropark – (65775 Wolcott Rd, Ray, MI 48096, 586-752-5932, metroparks.com)
Watch a Halloween movie and sip on hot chocolate while you decorate a pre-assembled Halloween themed gingerbread house. Frosting, candy and sprinkles are provided; you get to be the artist. Please preregister, 586-749-5997. $6.

Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 1p-3p
Indian Springs Metropark Events – Hoots & Haunts Halloween
Indian Springs Metropark – (5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-625-6640, metroparks.com)
a Halloween party for little ghosts and goblins. Wear your favorite Halloween costume and come out for spooky fun. Fun and creepy characters will be your hosts for a not-too-scary afternoon of activities and treats. Ages 10 and younger. Please preregister, 248-625-7280. $5.

November 2018 Metroparks Events Calendar

Saturday, November 3, 2018 from (call to reserve times)
Stony Creek Metropark Events – Fall Color Wagon Tours
Stony Creek Metropark – (4300 Main Park Rd, Shelby Twp, MI 48316, 586-781-4242, metroparks.com)
Enjoy the brilliant colors of Autumn on a wagon ride through the woodlots and fields. Learn signs of the season and history of the area. Afterwards, enjoy cider and donuts at the campfire. Please preregister, 586-781-9113. $5 / $2 & under are FREE.

Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 10a-3p
Indian Springs Metroparks Events – Family Nature Club “Turkey Time”
Indian Springs Metropark – (5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-625-6640, metroparks.com)
Find out about the wild turkeys that live at the park. Learn what makes them special, create a turkey caller and then explore outdoors for turkey signs. This program is ideal for families with preschool to early elementary age children. Please preregister, 248-625-7280. $5 adults / $3 children / $10 for a family.

Saturdays, November 3, 10, 17, & 24 2018 at 1p (4 sessions to choose from)
Lake St Clair Metroparks Events – Critter Corner
Lake St Clair Metropark – (31300 Metro Parkway, Harrison Twp, MI 48045, 586-463-4581, metroparks.com)
It’s feeding time for the animals. Drop in to learn more about our Michigan reptiles and amphibians. FREE.

Saturdays, November 3, 10, 17, 24, and Sundays, November 4, 11, 18, 25 from 1p-3p
Wolcott Mill Metroparks Events – Horse Drawn Wagon Rides
Wolcott Mill Metropark – (65775 Wolcott Rd, Ray, MI 48096, 586-752-5932, metroparks.com)
Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm, 586-752-5932. $5 per Adult $3 per Senior and Child.

Friday, November 9, 2018 at 6:30p
Stony Creek Metropark Events – Owl Prowl
Stony Creek Metropark – (4300 Main Park Rd, Shelby Twp, MI 48316, 586-781-4242, metroparks.com)
After an introduction on owls, you’ll walk quietly along the trail, stopping occasionally to call owls. You may be fortunate enough to observe other wildlife as well. Participants must be able to be quiet and wait patiently when listening. Please bring a flashlight and dress for weather conditions. Ages 10 and up. Please preregister, 586-781-9113. $5

Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 8:30a-9:30a
Kensington Metropark Events – Chow Time at the Farm
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Ever wanted to feed the pigs? Help farm staff to feed the pigs, goats, cows, and more. Young farmers will learn what each animal eats and why. Ages 6 – 15. Space is limited so please call 248-684-8632 to reserve a spot. Please preregister, 248-684-8632. $5.

Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 11a
Stoney Creek Metropark Event – Oh, Deer
Stony Creek Metropark – (4300 Main Park Rd, Shelby Twp, MI 48316, 586-781-4242, metroparks.com)
Search for signs of the elusive White-tailed Deer. You may be fortunate enough to see deer as they are very active this time of year. Participants must be able to walk and speak quietly. Ages 10 and up. Dress for the weather. Please preregister, 586-781-9113. $5.

Saturday, November 10, 17, and 24, 2018 at 6p (3 sessions to choose from)
Oakwoods Metropark Weekend Events – Evening Owl Prowl
Oakwoods Metropark – (32911 Willow Rd, New Boston, MI 48164, 734-782-3956, metroparks.com)
Learn about the habits and habitats of these extraordinary birds. After an indoor presentation, you’ll head out on the trails and see if the group can lure in a Screech Owl or two with recorded calls. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956. $6.

Friday, November 23, 2018 from 7p-9p
Kensington Metropark Events – Black Friday Full Moon Walk
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Enjoy some moon facts and folklore as we search for nocturnal wildlife. Dress for the weather. Ages 8 and older. Please preregister, 810-227-8917. $5.

Saturday, November 24, 2018 from 6p-8p
Hudson Mills Metroparks Events – Full Moon Walk
Hudson Mills Metropark – (8801 N Territorial Rd, Dexter, MI 48130, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
The November full moon is called the Beaver Moon. Enjoy some beaver facts indoors and then head out during the moonset to see if you can spot these nocturnal animals. Ages 8 and up. Please preregister, 734-426-8211. $5.

Sunday, November 25, 2018 from 11a & 1p (2 sessions to choose from)
Wolcott Mill Metropark Events – Gingerbread Barn
Wolcott Mill Metropark – (65775 Wolcott Rd, Ray, MI 48096, 586-752-5932, metroparks.com)
Create your own, holiday themed Gingerbread Barn. Supplies provided. Please preregister, 586-752-5932. $6.

Sunday, November 25, 2018 at 2p
Lake Erie Metropark Events – Winter Walk on the Wild Side
Lake Erie Metropark – (32481 W Jefferson, Brownstown, MI 48173, 734-379-5020, metroparks.com)
Search for some of the wild creatures that call the winter wonderland known as Lake Erie Metropark, “home.” Furred or feathered, big or small, search for them all. Please preregister, 734-379-5020. $5.

December 2018 Metroparks Events Calendar

Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 10a-noon
Indian Springs Metropark Events – Nature Holiday Crafts
Indian Springs Metropark – (5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-625-6640, metroparks.com)Indian Springs Metropark provides the materials and projects, you provide the crafting power. Each participant will take home at least three nature and sustainability-inspired items to gift or keep. This program is ideal for families with preschool to early elementary age children. Please preregister, 248-625-7280. $5 adult, $3 child or $10 per family.

Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 1p
Lake St Clair Metroparks Events – A Visit with Santa & Mrs Claus
Lake St Clair Metropark – (31300 Metro Parkway, Harrison Twp, MI 48045, 586-463-4581, metroparks.com)
Unique event where games are played, crafts are made and snacks are served while you get to visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Santa’s helpers will take your photos, but you are welcome to bring your own camera and snap as many photos as you please. Admission by advance ticket purchase only. Tickets go on sale November 1 at the Park Office of Lake St. Clair Metropark. Please preregister, (586) 463-4581. $7 Adult, $4 Child.

December 1, 8, 9, 14, & 15 from 6p-9p each night
Wolcott Mill Metroparks Events – Heritage Holidays at the Historic Center
Wolcott Mill Metropark – (65775 Wolcott Rd, Ray, MI 48096, 586-752-5932, metroparks.com)
Stroll through the park and enjoy the holiday decorations and spectacular lights, visit with Santa and make holiday crafts. Enjoy a cup of hot cider or cocoa as you watch the blacksmith working in his shop. Cut a log cookie with a two man saw to make an ornament. Photo vignettes will help you create memories. Visit the Clydesdale horses in their show stalls and enjoy a horse drawn wagon ride. Vote for your favorite decorated tree at the Festival of Trees. Dress for the weather. $5. Location is Wolcott Mill Historical Center at 64162 Kuntsman Rd, Ray, MI.

Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 11a & 1p (2 sessions to choose from)
Wolcott Mill Metroparks Events – Lunch with Santa
Wolcott Mill Metropark – (65775 Wolcott Rd, Ray, MI 48096, 586-752-5932, metroparks.com)
Enjoy lunch and a visit with Santa. Make a holiday craft to take home and go for a horse-drawn wagon ride, weather permitting. Use your own camera to capture special holiday moments. Please preregister, 586-752-5932. Located at Wolcott Mill Camp Rotary – 20505 29 Mile Rd $4 Adult, $7 Child.

Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 8:30a-9:30a
Kensington Metropark Events – Chow Time at the Farm
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Ever wanted to feed the pigs? Help farm staff to feed the pigs, goats, cows, and more. Young farmers will learn what each animal eats and why. Ages 6 – 15. Space is limited so please call 248-684-8632 to reserve a spot. Please preregister, 248-684-8632. $5.

Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 10a & 1p (2 sessions to choose from)
Indian Springs Metropark Events – Snacks with Santa
Indian Springs Metropark – (5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-625-6640, metroparks.com)
Santa will be here to visit with boys and girls who are eager to share their Christmas list with him. Children will also decorate a cookie and have fun making holiday crafts. Use your own camera to capture the perfect holiday memory. This program fills quickly. Please preregister, 248-625-7280. $5.

Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 10a-1p
Lake St Clair Metroparks Events – Holiday Ornaments from Nature
Lake St Clair Metropark – (31300 Metro Parkway, Harrison Twp, MI 48045, 586-463-4581, metroparks.com)
Visit the Nature Center and make unique holiday ornaments from objects found in nature. Enjoy hot cocoa and music for this laid-back crafter-noon. Ages 6 and up. Please preregister, 586-463-4332. $6.

Saturday, December 8 at 11a & 1p (2 sessions) or Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 1p
Stony Creek Metroparks Events – Snacks with Santa
Stony Creek Metropark – (4300 Main Park Rd, Shelby Twp, MI 48316, 586-781-4242, metroparks.com)
Bring your list and visit Santa. There will be seasonal crafts, guest musicians and goodies to eat. Photos with Santa are taken on your own phone. Please preregister, 586-781-9113. $3 Adult, $6 Child.

Sunday, December 9 at 10a & 12:30p (2 sessions to choose from)
Hudson Mills Metroparks Events – Santa Central
Hudson Mills Metropark – (8801 N Territorial Rd, Dexter, MI 48130, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Kids (and adults) can visit with Santa, go on a hay ride, and make seasonal crafts. Don’t stand in line at the mall, Hudson Mills Metropark will have small groups, and you can use your own camera for that perfect Holiday moment. Please preregister, 734-426-8211. $5.

Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 10a, noon, & 2p (3 sessions to choose from)
Oakwoods Metroparks Events – Sunday with Santa
Oakwoods Metropark – (32911 Willow Rd, New Boston, MI 48164, 734-782-3956, metroparks.com)
Sing Christmas carols, play games, visit Santa, and make holiday crafts. Hot cocoa and cookies will be served. Use your own camera to capture the perfect holiday memory. Admission by advance ticket sales only, 734-782-3956. $6.

Sunday, December 9, Saturday, December 15, Sunday, December 16 at 10:30a, noon & 2p (3 sessions to choose from each day)
Kensington Metroparks Events – Snacks with Santa
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Each visit includes a horse-drawn hayride or sleigh ride, a holiday sing-a-long, (complete with blankets, song sheets, and jingle bells), snacks, (fruit, cookies, juice, hot cocoa, and coffee), and most importantly, a visit with Santa by the Christmas Tree. Tickets are only available in advance at the Park Office, and can be purchased over the phone or in person. Call the Park Office at 810-227-8910 for ticket sales and info. Once on sale, tickets go fast! Please preregister. $10.

Saturdays, December 15, 22, & 29 2018 at 1p (4 sessions to choose from)
Lake St Clair Metroparks Events – Critter Corner
Lake St Clair Metropark – (31300 Metro Parkway, Harrison Twp, MI 48045, 586-463-4581, metroparks.com)
It’s feeding time for the animals. Drop in to learn more about our Michigan reptiles and amphibians. FREE.

Saturday, December 22, 2018 from 8:30a-9:30a
Kensington Metropark Events – Chow Time at the Farm
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Ever wanted to feed the pigs? Help farm staff to feed the pigs, goats, cows, and more. Young farmers will learn what each animal eats and why. Ages 6 – 15. Space is limited so please call 248-684-8632 to reserve a spot. Please preregister, 248-684-8632. $5.

Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 10a & 2p (2 sessions to choose from)
Lake Erie Metroparks Events – 12 Days of Chrismtas Critter Style
Lake Erie Metropark – (32481 W Jefferson, Brownstown, MI 48173, 734-379-5020, metroparks.com)
Take a light-hearted look at the 12 Days of Christmas with an animal twist. Enjoy cocoa and cookies during the program. Please preregister, 734-379-5020. $6 Adults, $4 Children.

Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 6p
Oakwoods Metropark Event – Full Cold Moon Hike & Bonfire
Oakwoods Metropark – (32911 Willow Rd, New Boston, MI 48164, 734-782-3956, metroparks.com)
December is the month of the Full Cold Moon. Discover why it was known as the Full Cold Moon as we hike the woods and end the evening around the bonfire. Please preregister, 734-782-3956. $6.

Saturday, December 22, 2018 from 7p-9p
Kensington Metropark Events – Winter Solstice Full Moon Walk
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Enjoy some moon facts and folklore & search for nocturnal wildlife. Ages 8 and older. Please preregister, 810-227-8917. $5.

Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 2p
Lake Erie Metroparks Events – Winter Walk on the Wild Side
Lake Erie Metropark – (32481 W Jefferson, Brownstown, MI 48173, 734-379-5020, metroparks.com)
Search for some of the wild creatures that call the winter wonderland known as Lake Erie Metropark, “home.” Furred or feathered, big or small, be in search of them all. Please preregister 734-379-5020. $5 Adult, $3 Child.

HCMA Metroparks

Delhi Metropark – (3902 E Delhi, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Dexter-Huron Metropark – (6535 Huron River Drive, Dexter, MI 48130, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Hudson Mills Metropark – (8801 N Territorial Rd, Dexter, MI 48130, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Huron Meadows Metropark – (8765 Hammel Rd, Brighton, MI 48116, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Indian Springs Metropark – (5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-625-6640, metroparks.com)
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Lake Erie Metropark – (32481 W Jefferson, Brownstown, MI 48173, 734-379-5020, metroparks.com)
Lake St Clair Metropark – (31300 Metro Parkway, Harrison Twp, MI 48045, 586-463-4581, metroparks.com)
Lower Huron Metropark – (40151 E Huron River Drive, Belleville, MI 48111, 734-697-9181, metroparks.com)
Oakwoods Metropark – (32911 Willow Rd, New Boston, MI 48164, 734-782-3956, metroparks.com)
Stony Creek Metropark – (4300 Main Park Rd, Shelby Twp, MI 48316, 586-781-4242, metroparks.com)
Willow Metropark – (23200 S Huron Rd, New Boston, MI 48164, 734-697-9181, metroparks.com)
Wolcott Mill Metropark – (65775 Wolcott Rd, Ray, MI 48096, 586-752-5932, metroparks.com)

PHOTO CREDIT (with permission) – metroparks.com

For a complete listing of the Huron-Clinton Metro Authority Metroparks Events Calendar, visit metroparks.com