Friday Night by Firelight


Friday nights this fall at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Free Event - donations welcome

There is no fee for this program and the 2018 Springbrook Entertainment Series is made possible by the Nee Family and Magenic in honor of Kay Bonner Nee and William Nee.  Each evening program will feature a naturalist presentation followed by a campfire and s/mores.

September 7, 2018:  Professor Owlbert Eyeshine

Springbrook Nature Center Director, Mike Maher, presents the wacky and always entertaining Professor Owlbert Eyeshine. With amazing images, fun props and plenty of audience participation, you will discover the amazing adaptations of nocturnal animals-it will be a real hoot! Enjoy complimentary s'mores after the program.

September 21, 2018:  Mad Science 

See a series of experiments that change, smoke, and spurt! Watch liquid change into a rainbow of colors. The Mad Scientist mixes up a gooey, foaming paste, and an eerie, smoking genie - in an ordinary water bottle! See Styrofoam "melt" before your eyes! Finally, a volunteer helps make a vat of Mad Science Slime!
Enjoy a family-friendly naturalist program in the Springbrook outdoor amphitheater followed by a campfire and S'mores.

September 28, 2018:  French Voyageur & the Minnesota Fur Trade with Arn Kind

Join us for a trip back in time to the days of the French Voyageur and Minnesota Fur Trade with historical re-enactor Arn Kind.  There will be plenty of amazing artifacts, fascinating stories and audience participation.  This family-friendly presentation will be held in the Springbrook outdoor amphitheater, followed by a campfire and S'mores.