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  • The Enchanted Forest

    Oct 07, 2022 6:30PM—Oct 08, 2022 8:30PM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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    The Wilderness Center is gearing up for the 2022 Enchanted Forest! Visitors will meet costumed volunteers such as Bat, Spider, Owl, and Possum as they are escorted along our pumpkin-lit trails. These friendly characters will sing, tell jokes and share stories of life in the woodlands. The experience is a fun, safe event for families.…

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TWC Annual Meeting

Aug 18, 2022 6:00PM—6:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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We welcome all Current Members to join us for The Wilderness Center’s Annual Meeting with our staff and board of directors!  Hear about the state of TWC and plans for the future.  The meeting will take place here at The Wilderness Center from 6pm-6:30pm on August 18th.  Registration required by August 15th.

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Environmental Investigators: Insect Safari

Aug 19, 2022 2:00PM—3:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Catch a variety of insects in the prairie and meadow and learn to identify your specimens! See if you can spy their five eyes (among other amazing features), then release them back into the grass. For families/groups with children of all ages.  We are pleased to offer this event FREE of charge thanks to the…

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Wine and Wilderness: Back to School!

Aug 19, 2022 6:30PM—7:30PM

Troutman Vineyards 4243 S. Columbus Rd. Wooster, OH 44691

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It’s back to school time for our kids! While they head off for a year of learning, we’ll explore the ways that animals learn and process information. Event takes place at Troutman Vineyards in Wooster.  $15 includes program and 1 glass of wine.  Registration required.  Space is limited.

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Backpackers’ and Dayhikers’ Club Meeting

Aug 19, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

The evening will begin with a 45-minute hike, followed by a break with snacks/refreshments and then the regular monthly meeting. Backpackers and Dayhikers is an organization for active adults. They typically schedule two or three dayhikes and one weekend backpacking trip each month, as well as the occasional cabin trip or car-camping weekend.  Dayhikes are usually in northeast Ohio,…

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Night Hike

Aug 19, 2022 8:30PM—11:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Experience The Wilderness Center at night. Enjoy a naturalist-led hike and learn about the night life in our forest. Then end your experience enjoying the night sky above viewing the Moon and deep sky objects in the observatory. Telescopes cancelled if cloudy. Bring your red-light flashlight – white lights are not allowed on the trails at night.…

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Planetarium Show: “Phantom of the Universe”

Aug 20, 2022 12:30PM—1:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Journey with protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider, view up close the Big Bang and emergent universe; descend nearly a mile deep to an underground experiment in South Dakota all in the search of dark matter.  A “Tonight’s Sky” program showing seasonal constellations and planets currently in the night sky will follow the…

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Planetarium Show: “Phantom of the Universe”

Aug 20, 2022 2:00PM—3:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Journey with protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider, view up close the Big Bang and emergent universe; descend nearly a mile deep to an underground experiment in South Dakota all in the search of dark matter.  A “Tonight’s Sky” program showing seasonal constellations and planets currently in the night sky will follow the…

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Astronomy Club Meeting

Aug 26, 2022 7:30PM—9:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW , 44689

Monthly meeting of The Wilderness Center Astronomy Club.   Short business meeting.  Observing after if clear. Guests welcome.

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Wilderness Center Woodcarvers Club Meeting

Aug 27, 2022 9:30AM—12:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Are you fascinated by the ability to take a nondescript block of wood and transform it into something useful or a work of art? If so, join TWC’s Woodcarvers. The club meets on the second and fourth Saturdays each month. Members share their expertise and a little project each month. These monthly projects give us…

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TWC Nature Photo Club Meeting

Aug 27, 2022 9:30AM—12:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Join us for the regular club meeting and presentation.  All are welcome!  Open to the public. Topic: Being Present Presenter: Jesse Lenz Jesse Lenz is a self-taught photographer and multidisciplinary artist. His monograph, “The Locusts,” was considered to be one of the best photobooks published in 2020 and has gained international acclaim. He shoots and…

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Wilderness Center Woodcarvers Club Meeting

Aug 13, 2022 9:30AM—12:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Planetarium Show: “Impact! Encounters with Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids”

Aug 13, 2022 12:30PM—1:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Planetarium Show: “Impact! Encounters with Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids”

Aug 13, 2022 2:00PM—3:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Planetarium Show: “Impact! Encounters with Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids”

Aug 12, 2022 11:00AM—12:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Planetarium Show: “Impact! Encounters with Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids”

Aug 12, 2022 1:00PM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Foxfield Preserve Virtual Info Session

Aug 11, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM

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