Accompanying the Passenger Pigeons exhibit at Minnetrista will be a FREE evening event with author Joel Greenberg, which takes place on November 10 at 7 p.m.
Joel Greenberg will be speaking about his book, A Feathered River Across the Sky, the first book about the passenger pigeon since a 1950 monograph.
“I think that even people who have no interest in an extinct bird species will find they’re entertained by his talk,” said Stedman.
You and your family can join the Robert Cooper Audubon Society for FREE monthly bird walks on the historic grounds of Minnetrista. Bird walks take place November through March, on the second Sunday of each month.
Binoculars and field guides will be provided with each walk. After walking with new and old friends, stop by the Center Building at Minnetrista for some re-energizing snacks.
Bird walks are 1 to 3 p.m. on November 9, January 11, February 8, and March 8. A special Family Christmas Bird Count will take place on December 14, from 1 to 2 p.m.
Create jolly, holiday ornaments the Glass Workshop: Glass Fusing Holiday Ornaments at Minnetrista. During the workshop on November 17, from 6 to 9 p.m., create a charming and delightful glass-fused ornament to take home as a gift or to wear yourself.
Check out your neighbors’ art and see the beauty of your community at Family Fun Day at Minnetrista: See Your Surroundings. On November 1 from noon to 4 p.m., jump into fun and creative activities for the whole family.
Join Big Dawg Brewhaus, J. J. Winery, and Heorot around the fire and enjoy delicious mead during After Hours at Minnetrista: Mead at the Museum on October 24, from 5:30 to 9 p.m.!
“After Hours is the perfect way to ‘get out’ without having to go out of town,” said Allison Schroer, Visitor Experience manager at Minnetrista.
Gather your family and friends and get involved with the local community garden on Minnetrista’s campus, started by Muncie group The Permaculture Initiative.
The Permaculture Garden is open to all community members who want to help the Permaculture Initiative maintain this project and other future projects.
- Bring your friends and family to Senior Free-Admission Day at Minnetrista on October 8 for a cool and fun autumn day!Celebrate the fall season with friends on a tour of The Orchard Shop at Minnetrista, as well as a backstage view into the world of Minnetrista’s apples and cider pressing.
Explore 100 works by forty-five Indiana and Ohio artists at Painting Indiana III: Heritage of Place, which opens on October 11 at Minnetrista.
The Indiana Plein Air Painters Association (IPAPA) has partnered with Indiana Landmarks to provide this intriguing display of works by artists selected for inclusion in the publication, which shares its name with the exhibit.
October 4 is Super Saturday at Minnetrista. This event includes Farmers Market at Minnetrista, from 8 a.m. to noon, and Family Fun Day at Minnetrista: Keep It Cool, from noon to 4 p.m.
“Family Fun Day at Minnetrista: Keep It Cool is a great and inexpensive opportunity to discover small changes you can make at home that have a big impact on our earth,” said Allison Schroer, Visitor Experience manager. “From saving energy to recycling practice, escape work with a day of play that’s fun for kids of all ages.”
Family Fun Day, as well as current exhibit Water’s Extreme Journey, are included in the general admission of $5.
Discover the basics and proper practice of seed saving during the Garden Workshop: Seed Saving at Minnetrista.
During the workshop on Saturday, October 11, from 1 to 4 p.m., explore what types of plants produce reliable seeds, as well as how to collect, process, and store them.