Weekend Wonder

Ecosystem Preserve / Programs / Weekend Wonder

We believe that wonder knows no season so bring your curiosity to this once-a-month Saturday series. Held at the Bunker Interpretive Center, we're bringing in experts of all kinds to increase your knowledge, skills, and joy for the world around us.

Weekend Wonder is family friendly. Unless noted, each Weekend Wonder includes parallel programming for adults and kids (age 3+). Grown-ups, enjoy time with other adults while the kids are safe and having fun - no sitter required.


August 24 | 10:30 AM - 12 PM | Back-to-school Stitch & Swap

Get ready for school. Come mend, repurpose, & swap clothes and gear at the Preserve.

September 21 | 10 - 11:30 AM | Botanical Inks with Gabrielle Eisma

A workshop of communal discovery in natural inks.

  • Cost is $5

September 28 | 9 - 11:30 AM | Forest bathing with Holly Hagen, Into the Woods Forest Therapy Walks

Take part in this guided, mindfulness activity by taking a stroll on our trails and intentionally connect and be present with the world around you. This experience is for adults with no parallel children's programming.

  • Registration is required with room for 15 participants.
  • Cost is $40.


October 19 | 10 - 11:30 AM | Writing Workshop with Carol Rottman

In this workshop, you'll be asked to reflect on something specific you wonder about or are amazed by. As a bonus, each participant will receive a copy of Carol's book, All Nature Sings, a collection of monthly notes about Carol's Flat Iron Lake home and land.


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