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Parade of Prairies

Join us for Parade of Prairies, a bus tour showcasing local landowner’s native landscapes. We’ll see high quality native prairie plantings in various stages of restoration and learn about the variety of native prairie plants,…

Monarch Fest

Join Indian Creek Nature Center for our fourth annual Monarch Fest, July 2019. Enjoy a fun-filled day of games, activities and learning at this family-friendly festival. Celebrate the journey these extraordinary butterflies make every year…

Farm to Table Dinner

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Enjoy our 3rd annual vegetarian meal by Chef Andy Schumacher of Cobble Hill. Served at sunset on the Nature Center’s string-lit patio. Registration required. Cost: $130. Act quickly! Limited tickets are available for this experience.…

Concerts at the Creek

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Concerts at the Creek Saturday evenings: Summer 2019 Join us this summer for Concerts at the Creek at Indian Creek Nature Center! This series of live outdoor concerts features a variety of genres of live…

Backcountry Film Festival

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2020 Tickets Coming Soon! January 24 & 25, 2020 | 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM Doors open at 6 PM, Program starts at 7 PM January 24: Big Grove Brewery Taproom in Iowa City January…

Nature’s Noel

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When it’s time to deck the halls, it’s time for Nature’s Noel! Held annually on the first Saturday in December, the Nature Center grounds are adorned with beautiful fresh-cut evergreens fashioned into wreaths, centerpieces, kissing balls, swags and…

Spring Plant and Art Sale

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The Friends of the Nature Center are ready to fill your yard and garden with a variety of beautiful wildflowers, hostas, geraniums, perennials, prairie plants and MORE at their annual Spring Plant and Art Sale…

Maple Syrup Festival

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2019 TicketsView campus map Come to Indian Creek Nature Center’s signature event to enjoy a taste of real, handcrafted maple syrup fresh from the tap, and stay for a weekend of family fun! The Maple…

Women in Nature

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Now is the time for women to nurture the body that has carried them far, feed the soul that has guided them and steward the land that has served them. Join us for one of…
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