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Jump Into Fall Days
Saturday & Sunday, October 15 & 16 • 1-5 PM • Swine Creek Reservation

Holly Days Artisan Boutique
Saturday, November 12 • 10 AM to 4 PM • The West Woods

Free Exhibit: Home Sweet Habitat
Open Daily • 10 AM to 4:30 PM • The West Woods






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Saturday & Sunday, October 15 & 16 • 1-5 PM • at Swine Creek Reservation

Celebrate autumn with hands-on activities for all ages: free horse-drawn wagon rides, kayaking with the Naturalist Department, fishing with the Natural Resource Management Department, face painting and balloon creations, corn box fun for the kids (and young at heart), a strolling musician (Sunday only), plus kettle corn and sandwiches/drinks for sale!

Wagon rides are first come, first served 1-4 PM. Activities will be partially wheelchair/stroller accessible. With questions, please call 440-286-9516.


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Saturday, November 12 • 10 AM - 4 PM
at The West Woods Nature Center

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Holly Days shoppers always enjoy browsing a premier selection of juried Nature-themed holiday décor/gifts on display and for sale by 25+ regional artisans – the perfect place to find handmade items for everyone on your list. Indeed, previous years' juried artists have featured heirloom-quality ornaments and holiday decor, all-natural bath and beauty products, gourmet food and snack items, unique jewelry and accessories, beautiful and functional pottery and glass items, gifts hand-turned from wood, indoor planters and terrariums, and much more, all in the company of live holiday music. We're excited to present this holiday event again in 2016!


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Open daily 10 AM - 4:30 PM
at The West Woods Nature Center

Educate yourself throughout 2016 with this enjoyable, FREE Nature exhibit! Home Sweet Habitat: A Place for Wildlife to Survive and Thrive will show you all about Geauga County’s natural homes – divided between forests, meadows and wetlands – and introduce you to their residents both common and unique.

Expect many animal mounts, interactive elements (like a crawl-through log, an otter slide, and a crawl-in beaver lodge build with real beaver sticks!), a couple robotic animals, and hands-on displays, games and activities for the whole family.

The West Woods Nature Center is fully wheelchair/stroller accessible at 9465 Kinsman Road (Rt. 87) in Russell Township. Please call 440-286-9516 with questions.


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