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  • Trails are clear, but muddy in places. Big Creek is full of sucker, Canada buffaloberry is in bloom, and in the evenings, woodcocks are dancing at the Astronomy Campus.
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EVENTSAT CROSSROADS

There’s almost always something happening at Crossroads! Whether you are looking for a guided hike, a guest lecture, community gatherings, or the chance to volunteer, our event calendar is an excellent place to find event details and learn of any last-minute changes.

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Summer Explorers

Crossroads at Big Creek 2041 Michigan Street, Sturgeon Bay, WI, United States

Break out the bug nets and the boots! Come along with a Crossroads' naturalist in exploring the fascinating life living on the preserve. The whole family is welcome as we take a stroll, collecting bugs, searching for frogs, crayfish and much more. Meet at the Collins Learning Center, and dress for stream walks and the…

DPAS Meteor Shower Party

Stonecipher Astronomy Center 2200 Utah Street, Sturgeon Bay, WI, United States

Pack your blankets or lawn chairs, a picnic basket or cooler full of snacks and beverages, and the whole family or group of friends, and join the Door Peninsula Astronomical Society in watching a meteor shower... more or less like watching fireworks, but far less predictable. Meet at the Stonecipher Astronomy Center. 2200 Utah St.,…

Habitat Healers

Crossroads at Big Creek 2041 Michigan Street, Sturgeon Bay, WI, United States

Help heal the earth! Volunteers of all ages are invited to help with our land restoration efforts. Wear clothing and footgear that can get dirty and wet and bring a water bottle. Instruction, equipment, and gloves provided along with cookies and lemonade at the end! No need to register in advance and all ages are…

DPAS Meteor Shower Party Night 2

Stonecipher Astronomy Center 2200 Utah Street, Sturgeon Bay, WI, United States

Pack your blankets or lawn chairs, a picnic basket or cooler full of snacks and beverages, and the whole family or group of friends, and join the Door Peninsula Astronomical Society in watching a meteor shower... more or less like watching fireworks, but far less predictable. Meet at the Stonecipher Astronomy Center. 2200 Utah St.,…

Nature in the Garden

Crossroads at Big Creek 2041 Michigan Street, Sturgeon Bay, WI, United States

Join our naturalist in exploring nature in our own Heritage Garden. Participants will enjoy hummingbirds, butterflies, honeybees and house wrens while learning about the natural and cultural history of herbs and flowers. Meet at the Heritage Garden Gate in the Heritage Village

Planet Walk

Crossroads at Big Creek 2041 Michigan Street, Sturgeon Bay, WI, United States

Learners of all ages are welcome to hike the "Planet Walk," a scale model (1:10 billion) of our own Solar System. Learn how long it takes each planet to orbit the Sun. Free and open to the public. Meet at the Collins Learning Center

Pollinator Pals

Crossroads at Big Creek 2041 Michigan Street, Sturgeon Bay, WI, United States

If you like to garden and are interested in giving our native pollinators a helping hand, Crossroads at Big Creek could use your help! On Thursday mornings from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Pollinator Pals gardening volunteers are meeting at the Collins Learning Center to work on restoring the front Pollinator Garden. We will provide instruction,…

Summer Explorers

Crossroads at Big Creek 2041 Michigan Street, Sturgeon Bay, WI, United States

Break out the bug nets and the boots! Come along with a Crossroads' naturalist in exploring the fascinating life living on the preserve. The whole family is welcome as we take a stroll, collecting bugs, searching for frogs, crayfish and much more. Meet at the Collins Learning Center, and dress for stream walks and the…

Friday Make-and-Take at Crossroads

Crossroads at Big Creek 2041 Michigan Street, Sturgeon Bay, WI, United States

Join a Crossroads Naturalist and explore nature through artistic and creative activities. Each week, families will get to make and take home a nature-inspired craft. This week we welcome special guest, Nancy Hawkins, a local puppeteer who will be reading “The Fearsome Beast”.   Want to help out with this event or others? Click here to find…

Tours of the Hanson House

Hanson House 2022 Utah Street, Sturgeon Bay, WI, United States

Visit the pioneer home of Hans and Bertha Hanson and learn about life in the 1880s. Hands-on activities for kids. No reservations needed. The Hanson House is located at 2200 Utah across from the Cove Estuary, at 2022 Utah in Sturgeon Bay.

"We learn something new every time we come to Crossroads!"

Katie (37), William (8), Brianna (6)