NOTE: Due to the uncertainty surrounding the current COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, many of our upcoming events have been postponed or canceled. If and when these events are rescheduled, we will be here to provide you with the most up-to-date information possible. For information about a specific event, please contact the event organizer(s). Thank you!
Enjoy an evening one-mile snowshoe hike with a beautifully lit luminary path. Join us for hot chocolate, s'mores, and a bonfire following your hike. 5pm-7:30pm. Contact: North Lakeland Discovery Center, (715) 543-2085 or discoverycenter.netFind out more »
Join us in celebrating International Migratory Bird Day and the amazing natural diversity of our Northwoods region at our 17th Annual Birds & Wildlife Festival! This is an opportunity for bird and wildlife enthusiasts of all levels to celebrate wildlife while enjoying the camaraderie of fellow nature lovers in the beautiful Northwoods of Wisconsin. Participate in sunrise warbler walks, enjoy field trips to local birding hotspots, try your hand at bird banding, and learn from experts in the field of…Find out more »
Kick off the summer season in style at the Discovery Center where you’ll enjoy socializing during appetizers and cocktails on the patio by the lake, a beautiful meal under the big tent, a special presentation to “Fund a Wish” by the Center's Naturalists, and an exciting live auction. The festivities provide vital funding for the activities and programs you love at the Discovery Center. Contact: Discovery Center, (715) 543-2085 or discoverycenter.netFind out more »
Enjoy healthy outdoor activities and play for the whole family, including nature art, giant bubble making, lawn games, canoeing, water balloon games, fishing, fish casting contest and more! Lunch plates are available for purchase. Free program, donations appreciated. 11am-2pm. Contact: North Lakeland Discovery Center, (715) 543-2085 or discoverycenter.netFind out more »
As part of the "Marvel in Manitowish Waters" we will host a number of free drop-in activities that are fun for the whole family, including winter scavenger hunts, snow critter building, crafts, and horse-drawn sleigh rides sponsored by the Manitowish Waters Chamber of Commerce. Snowshoes will be available for complimentary onsite use. Chili cook-off lunch available for $5. Registration is not required, but it helps us get an idea of how many are coming. Please register by calling (715) 543-2085.Find out more »
The annual Chili Cook-Off will be held during our Winter Family Play Day. Contact the Discovery Center for more information and to sign up your entry (free to enter). Join us from 11 AM to 1 PM to taste and vote for your favorite. We will provide all the fixings. Up for grabs is the prestigious "Wooden Spoon" award! Please register by calling (715) 543-2085.Find out more »