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40TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT: Night Hike and Sky Party at Cathedral Oaks

Wimberley, TX Wimberley, TX, United States

Join us for a Hill Country night hike outside of Wimberley to explore the critters of the night, including bats with a bat detector! Following the hike there will be casual stargazing and refreshments! Bring a flashlight for the hike and a camp chair for after. We'll have some red keychain lights for the stargazing.Read More


Tuesday Twilights at the Wildflower Center

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 4801 La Crosse Ave., Austin, TX, United States

We’re staying open late every Tuesday, Sept. 13 – Nov. 1, to make more hours for wildflowers! Make it a date night, a picnic with friends, or come for some solo solace in nature. Each evening will feature live music from local musicians, a rolling lineup of Austin’s favorite food trucks, and take-and-walk adult beveragesRead More


Fall Family Campout

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX, United States

The Fall Family Campout will offer groups an evening of fantastic discovery after hours! Our programs include team-building activities, the opportunity to experience Texas wildlife, and more. Experience what it’s like to be a member of the Heard’s nightlife. And, enjoy a night that your group will never forget! Spots are limited, so be sureRead More


Stars & S’mores

Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge 9601 Fossil Ridge Road, Fort Worth, TX, United States

FOR FRIENDS MEMBERS ONLY. Spend a night of family fun at Stars & S’mores at the Nature Center. A variety of entertaining activities will be available for all ages, and the makings for s’mores will be provided next to a roaring fire. After roasting your marshmallows on a stick and enjoying your s’mores, take aRead More


Night Hike

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX, United States

During our Night Hikes, attendees are encouraged to sharpen their senses to be able to spot signs of animal life and learn more about the inhabitants of the Heard. Explore the thrilling sights, smells, and sounds of the night with Heard Trail Guides.


Star Party!

Around the Savanna 8400 Northwest Military Highway, San Antonio, TX, United States

Come observe the night sky and learn about constellations and the planets with the San Antonio Astronomical Association! Take turns looking through a telescope to see the stars, planets, and moon in the cool night air. Please bring your own flashlight, dress for the weather, and a chair, and park in the Urban Ecology CenterRead More


Holidays at the Heard

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX, United States

Bundle up your family, get out of the house, and experience the most unique family-friendly holiday event in North Texas. On December 9 and 10, 2022 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Holidays at the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary will bring the beauty of the holiday season into nature.


Moth Night at Exploration Green

16205 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 16205 Diana Lane, Houston, TX, United States

Come visit Exploration Green after dark to examine the wonderful nighttime creatures that live in this beautiful nature park. Texas Master Naturalists will be there to provide information on the insects and creatures seen. There will be LED magnifying glasses for viewing and glow sticks for the kids! The event begins at sunset!


Sunset Lantern Walk

Colorado River Refuge, Cliffhanger Trailhead 139 W Riverside Dr, Bastrop

Meet at the Colorado River Refuge Cliffhanger Trailhead to walk the trail together. We will enjoy the sunset and reflections on the Colorado River below, listen for the owls, frogs and other nocturnal creatures that call the preserve home as they awaken, and then turn on our lanterns to light the way back with aRead More


Scissor-tails & Cocktails

Trinity River Audubon Center 6500 Great Trinity Forest Way, Dallas, TX, United States

Don't miss the event of the season! With signature cocktails, tasty treats from a variety of chefs, music and dancing, Scissor-tails & Cocktails is a fun and festive spring celebration benefiting Trinity River Audubon Center. This event will raise money and, more importantly, awareness for the center.


Night Out at the Heard

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX, United States

Join Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney for a fun fundraising event featuring live music and dancing in our outdoor amphitheater, a cash bar, tasty food trucks and more! Ages 21+.


FIN Visits Bracken Bat Cave

Bracken Bat Cave 26101 FM 3009, San Antonio, TX, United States

Join FIN for a very special visit to Bracken Bat Cave with FIN and Bat Conservation International (BCI). Bracken Cave is the summer home of more than 15 million Mexican free-tailed bats, making it the world's largest bat colony and the largest concentrations of mammals on Earth! The emergence of these millions of bats, asRead More


Hill Country Nights

The Concourse Project 8509 Burleson Rd, Austin, TX, United States

Join sustainability-minded industry leaders, Hill Country landowners, and outdoor enthusiasts for the Hill Country's party of the year! Hill Country Nights is a fundraising gala like no other—dust off your dancin' shoes and get ready to give back to the Texas Hill Country we all love. This year's event will be held Friday, September 15thRead More