Salamander Meander May 24th 9:00pm-10:00pm
Kick off Highlands Nature Center’s summer season with a nighttime search for our slimy salamander friends!

Sunset Singers June 4th 8:00pm-9:00pm
Discover nature’s evening chorus! Learn to identify frogs, birds, and insects by their calls, and join naturalists in the Botanical Garden to look for these miniature minstrels.

Nocturnal Nature June 11th 9:00pm-10:00pm
Experience the night like never before: through the eyes and ears (and even noses!) of nocturnal animals! Compare your senses with our native creatures of the night.

Starlight Stroll June 18th 9:00pm-10:00pm
Explore the myths and mysteries of the night sky on a night stroll to Sunset Rock! Hear stories of the stars and learn to identify constellations.

Night Flight June 25th 9:00pm-10:00pm
Discover the nocturnal animals who take to the skies! Learn about the fascinating world of bats, owls, and even flying squirrels, then join naturalists in the Botanical Garden to seek them out.

A Buggy Evening July 2nd 9:00pm-10:00pm
Experience bugs in a whole new light- moonlight! Learn about the unique and beautiful world of nocturnal insects then sample for fireflies, moths, and more in the Botanical Garden.

Salamander Meander July 9th 9:00pm-10:00pm
Go on a nighttime search for our slimy salamander friends!

Sunset Singers July 16th 8:00pm-9:00pm
Discover nature’s evening chorus! Learn to identify frogs, birds, and insects by their calls, and join naturalists in the Botanical Garden to look for these miniature minstrels.

Nocturnal Nature July 23rd 9:00pm-10:00pm
Experience the night like never before: through the eyes and ears (and even noses!) of nocturnal animals! Compare your senses with our native creatures of the night.

Starlight Stroll July 30th 9:00pm-10:00pm
Explore the myths and mysteries of the night sky on a night stroll to Sunset Rock! Hear stories of the stars and learn to identify constellations.

Night Flight August 6th 9:00pm-10:00pm
Discover the nocturnal animals who take to the skies! Learn about the fascinating world of bats, owls, and even flying squirrels, then join naturalists in the Botanical Garden to seek them out.

Halloween Enchanted Forest October 29th 6:00pm-7:30pm
Celebrate Halloween the natural way! Guided tours of the Botanical Gardens will lead you trick-or-treating around the trail to meet some native animal characters.