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Chattahoochee Nature Center

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9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075

September 2020

Fall Family Canoe Day

September 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 17, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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This introduction to canoeing on Beaver Pond is for first time paddlers, families with young kids, or adults coming back to the sport. CNC's canoe guides will spend extra time going over paddling techniques and equipment, as well as lead races and games to practice. Admission to CNC is included so bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the nature center grounds afterwards. Ages 5 – Adult; $20 general public/$10 CNC member (price per person). Advance registration required by the Thursday…

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Evening River Canoe Trips

September 19 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 27, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Come and take a leisurely evening 2.5 hour paddle with CNC's experienced canoe guides, while learning all about the environment of the Chattahoochee River. This trip is a great first time experience or a fun way to reconnect with the river you already treasure. On the trip we will look for wildlife and learn about the wetland ecosystem that is unique to metro Atlanta. All equipment is provided. Ages 6 - Adult; $30  general public/$25CNC member (price per person). Advance…

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Special Exhibit: Naturally Artistic

September 20 - November 30
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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PRESENTED BY September 20 through November 30; Open Daily Visit CNC and enjoy Naturally Artistic, a home grown exhibit that celebrates the connection between art and nature. Station-based activities will guide you through some of CNC’s most picturesque locations and encourage you to see the world around you with a fresh set of eyes. Pre-purchasing admission and creating a member reservation is required in advance. CNC will not be able to accommodate walk ups. (Included with General Admission and Free…

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Harvest Hay Maze

September 20 - October 4
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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New this year! Harvest Hay Maze- this shorty, kid-friendly mini maze will lead you right to our Unity Garden. Take a few minutes to navigate this seasonal, zen pathway to our garden, then explore veggies, chickens, and more! (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members) Admission tickets must be purchased in advance, which include a time to visit. We will not be able to accommodate walk ups. Member reservations are required to secure a timed entrance for your…

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Farm Day

September 20 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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PRESENTED BY: Don’t miss out on down-home fun at CNC with Farm Day. We will be offering bonus activities to help you get back to your roots and down in the dirt! Meet farm friends, explore the Unity Garden urban farm, bring a picnic, and be sure to plan to spend the day with us. Admissions will be limited, so be sure to secure your spot soon! Things to do and see: New this year! Harvest Hay Maze- this shorty,…

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Evening River Canoe Trips

September 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 27, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Come and take a leisurely evening 2.5 hour paddle with CNC's experienced canoe guides, while learning all about the environment of the Chattahoochee River. This trip is a great first time experience or a fun way to reconnect with the river you already treasure. On the trip we will look for wildlife and learn about the wetland ecosystem that is unique to metro Atlanta. All equipment is provided. Ages 6 - Adult; $30  general public/$25CNC member (price per person). Advance…

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Sunset Sips featuring The Vinyl Suns

September 24 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Extended Hours: 5-9:30PM Music: 7-9PM Since 2015, The Vinyl Suns have prided themselves on their eclectic mix of musical styles and high energy performances. While Indie Rock is their primary focus, they have unmistakable Blues, Southern Rock, and Funky tastes. Sunset Sips returns in 2020 to to treat music lovers to evening hours at CNC and an eclectic collection of local talent. Sunset Sips is laid back, family friendly, and the grounds are open to explore. Kick your feet up,…

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The Nature Club Dine and Discover: Becky Griffin, Georgia Pollinators

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Come and learn about Georgia pollinators, including insect identification tricks that will assist you as you work in your garden. Becky Griffin is University of Georgia (UGA)’s Community & School Garden Coordinator where she works with Extension agents across the state helping create successful gardens. Becky is also a Pollinator Health Associate and as a Georgia certified beekeeper, Becky believes in emphasizing the ecosystem of the garden and frequently teaches workshops on beneficial entomology and integrated pest management. In 2018…

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Online Fall Plant Sale – Pick Up

September 25 - September 26
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Rhododendron prunifolium_Plumleaf - Azalea

Pre-Order Online: September 9 - September 23 Pick Up: September 25-26 Partner with Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District Fall is the PERFECT time for planting! A long cold winter enables plants to develop dense root systems for strong healthy growth in the spring. All proceeds support gardens, education, and conservation by the Horticulture department. CNC volunteers and staff have been busy propagating new and exciting plants, especially those that attract native pollinators, like native milkweed. Almost 100 varieties of…

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Date Night on the River

September 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Friday, repeating until September 25, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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It’s going to be a great time on the river. Come relax with  an adult-only evening paddle. Arrive early, bring your own picnic dinner and enjoy the grounds before you meet your guides at 5pm to begin the trip. Canoe guides will lead you on a 2 ½ hour sunset trip. $35 general public/$30 CNC member (price per person). Advance registration required by the Wednesday before each trip.

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Gardening For Bats

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Bat ecologist and naturalist Jenna Ellett will get you jazzed about bats, nature’s forgotten pollinators. From conservation to habitat protection, this family-friendly program will get you excited about what you can do to help bats. You will learn, hike, meet a live animal, and wrap up our evening by creating “seed bombs” that you can take home. You will not want to miss this dynamic workshop. Ages 6+ (price per person). $25 general public/$20 CNC members. Registration required by Thursday,…

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Family Night Hike and Campfire

September 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on July 21, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 21, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 25, 2020 at 8:00 pm

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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moon in the night sky for night hike

Come and explore the sounds and sights of the forest. On the hike, participants will keep their eyes and ears open for the calls of owls and maybe even spot some bats swooping down to feed on insects.  Your evening with CNC also includes an animal encounter and a relaxing campfire where you can roast a marshmallow. All ages. Capacity may be limited so we highly encourage registering before the event.  $12 General Public / $10 CNC Members; Registration Required.

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Fall Family Canoe Day

September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 17, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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This introduction to canoeing on Beaver Pond is for first time paddlers, families with young kids, or adults coming back to the sport. CNC's canoe guides will spend extra time going over paddling techniques and equipment, as well as lead races and games to practice. Admission to CNC is included so bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the nature center grounds afterwards. Ages 5 – Adult; $20 general public/$10 CNC member (price per person). Advance registration required by the Thursday…

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Evening River Canoe Trips

September 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 27, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Come and take a leisurely evening 2.5 hour paddle with CNC's experienced canoe guides, while learning all about the environment of the Chattahoochee River. This trip is a great first time experience or a fun way to reconnect with the river you already treasure. On the trip we will look for wildlife and learn about the wetland ecosystem that is unique to metro Atlanta. All equipment is provided. Ages 6 - Adult; $30  general public/$25CNC member (price per person). Advance…

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Nature Merit Badge

September 27 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Scouts will discover food webs, discuss the differences between vertebrates and invertebrates in Georgia, and learn how and why plants and animals are important to each other. CNC’s Certified Merit Badge Counselor will guide scouts outdoors in identifying a variety of Georgia plants and animals. In addition, scouts will make a plaster animal track to take home. $40 per scout. Advance Registration required by Thursday, September 24.    

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Evening River Canoe Trips

September 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 27, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Come and take a leisurely evening 2.5 hour paddle with CNC's experienced canoe guides, while learning all about the environment of the Chattahoochee River. This trip is a great first time experience or a fun way to reconnect with the river you already treasure. On the trip we will look for wildlife and learn about the wetland ecosystem that is unique to metro Atlanta. All equipment is provided. Ages 6 - Adult; $30  general public/$25CNC member (price per person). Advance…

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Camp Kingfisher Fall Break Camp

September 28 - October 2
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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For the first time in over 10 years, Camp Kingfisher is hosting a Fall Break Camp! Join us as we learn all about our Georgia woodlands and how animals and plants adapt to the changing seasons. This week will be filled with fun, including hikes, animal encounters, science exploration activities, games, and crafts. Campers must be enrolled in Kindergarten - 7th grade. Limited Spaces. Registration opens September 7 at 10AM.

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Fall Break Guided Tour – Unity Garden

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until October 2, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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September is a great time to head to the Unity Garden. Visit CNC during Fall Break and catch a guided tour of the Unity Garden at 11am. The Unity Garden produce grown at CNC is donated to North Fulton Community Charities. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)

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Fall Break Guided Tour – Unity Garden

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until October 2, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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September is a great time to head to the Unity Garden. Visit CNC during Fall Break and catch a guided tour of the Unity Garden at 11am. The Unity Garden produce grown at CNC is donated to North Fulton Community Charities. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)

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Fall Break Guided Tour – Unity Garden

September 30 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until October 2, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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September is a great time to head to the Unity Garden. Visit CNC during Fall Break and catch a guided tour of the Unity Garden at 11am. The Unity Garden produce grown at CNC is donated to North Fulton Community Charities. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)

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October 2020

Regularly Scheduled Programs

October 1 - December 30
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Join CNC during our regularly scheduled programs for the Fall Our regularly scheduled programs may be temporarily unavailable. Please call 770-992-2055 x238 for daily information. "The Chattahoochee: Re-Imagine Our River" Film Showings Saturdays, 11:30 AM and 3:30 PM Sundays, 12:30 and 3:30 PM Wildlife Feeding Time Tuesdays and Saturdays, 4 PM Trail Hike Saturdays and Sundays, 1 PM and 3 PM Creature Feature Thursdays - Sundays, 2 PM Animal Encounter Sundays, 4 PM (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC…

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Fall Break Guided Tour – Unity Garden

October 1 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until October 2, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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September is a great time to head to the Unity Garden. Visit CNC during Fall Break and catch a guided tour of the Unity Garden at 11am. The Unity Garden produce grown at CNC is donated to North Fulton Community Charities. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)

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Mobile Dairy Classroom

October 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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This fall, CNC is focused on the farm! We're hosting The Mobile Dairy Classroom, a traveling milking parlor featuring a live cow and presentation from a trained instructor. The Mobile Dairy Classroom will not only demonstrate how to milk a cow, but also describe how milk goes from the farm to the consumer, and answer questions from the audience. This innovative program brings the dairy experience directly to children! Presentations will be at 12:00PM, 12:30PM, and 1:00PM at the Ben…

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Fall Break Guided Tour – Unity Garden

October 2 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until October 2, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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September is a great time to head to the Unity Garden. Visit CNC during Fall Break and catch a guided tour of the Unity Garden at 11am. The Unity Garden produce grown at CNC is donated to North Fulton Community Charities. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)

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Fall Family Canoe Day

October 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 17, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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This introduction to canoeing on Beaver Pond is for first time paddlers, families with young kids, or adults coming back to the sport. CNC's canoe guides will spend extra time going over paddling techniques and equipment, as well as lead races and games to practice. Admission to CNC is included so bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the nature center grounds afterwards. Ages 5 – Adult; $20 general public/$10 CNC member (price per person). Advance registration required by the Thursday…

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Evening River Canoe Trips

October 3 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Come and take a leisurely evening 2.5 hour paddle with CNC's experienced canoe guides, while learning all about the environment of the Chattahoochee River. This trip is a great first time experience or a fun way to reconnect with the river you already treasure. On the trip we will look for wildlife and learn about the wetland ecosystem that is unique to metro Atlanta. All equipment is provided. Ages 6 - Adult; $30   general public/$25 CNC member (price per…

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Mammal Merit Badge

October 4 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Earn your Mammal Study Merit Badge with hands-on experience with CNC’s own mammal biofacts like furs, skulls and tails. Learn how CNC acquired these biofacts and spend time with one of CNC’s non-releasable mammals. Discuss how important mammals are to our Chattahoochee River’s ecosystem with one of CNC's naturalists. $40 (per scout). Advance registration required by Thursday, September 24.

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Evening River Canoe Trips

October 4 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Come and take a leisurely evening 2.5 hour paddle with CNC's experienced canoe guides, while learning all about the environment of the Chattahoochee River. This trip is a great first time experience or a fun way to reconnect with the river you already treasure. On the trip we will look for wildlife and learn about the wetland ecosystem that is unique to metro Atlanta. All equipment is provided. Ages 6 - Adult; $30   general public/$25 CNC member (price per…

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Fall Family Canoe Day

October 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 17, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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This introduction to canoeing on Beaver Pond is for first time paddlers, families with young kids, or adults coming back to the sport. CNC's canoe guides will spend extra time going over paddling techniques and equipment, as well as lead races and games to practice. Admission to CNC is included so bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the nature center grounds afterwards. Ages 5 – Adult; $20 general public/$10 CNC member (price per person). Advance registration required by the Thursday…

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Evening River Canoe Trips

October 10 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Come and take a leisurely evening 2.5 hour paddle with CNC's experienced canoe guides, while learning all about the environment of the Chattahoochee River. This trip is a great first time experience or a fun way to reconnect with the river you already treasure. On the trip we will look for wildlife and learn about the wetland ecosystem that is unique to metro Atlanta. All equipment is provided. Ages 6 - Adult; $30   general public/$25 CNC member (price per…

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Harvest on the ‘Hooch Food and Beer Festival

October 11 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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FARM TO TABLE GARDEN PARTY TASTING EVENT FEATURING TOP-NOTCH RESTAURANTS, LIVE BLUEGRASS AND SOUTHERN STYLE FAMILY FUN The Chattahoochee Nature Center is pleased to welcome guests of all ages to an annual outdoor food and craft beer event, Harvest on the 'Hooch, celebrating the vital connections between the garden and the plate. This event raises funds for the Center’s Unity Garden, which supplies more than five tons of fresh produce annually to North Fulton Community Charity (NFCC) food pantry. #harvestonthehooch…

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Evening River Canoe Trips

October 11 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Come and take a leisurely evening 2.5 hour paddle with CNC's experienced canoe guides, while learning all about the environment of the Chattahoochee River. This trip is a great first time experience or a fun way to reconnect with the river you already treasure. On the trip we will look for wildlife and learn about the wetland ecosystem that is unique to metro Atlanta. All equipment is provided. Ages 6 - Adult; $30   general public/$25 CNC member (price per…

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Pee Wee Naturalist – Fall Series

October 13 @ 9:45 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:45 am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 10, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Tuesdays, September 8, October 13, November 10, 9:45am - 11am Expand your child’s knowledge about nature and make new friends. Explore CNC’s 127 acres with a CNC naturalist. Get up close and personal with some of CNC's wildlife with an informative wildlife presentation. Your child will leave the program with a new appreciation for nature and a fun craft they made to proudly display at home. Limited spaces available. Ages 3 and 4; $60 general public /$45 CNC member (price…

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Homeschool Naturalists Fall Series – NEW!

October 13 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 10, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Tuesdays, September 8, October 13, November 10,1:30-2:45 PM This new series, modeled after our popular Pee Wee Naturalist program, welcomes elementary-aged homeschool students to learn with us all around CNC’s 127 acres and includes pre and post activities, live animal encounters, rich lessons, and activities led by a CNC Naturalist. Students will help guide the learning, and each quarter will feature new themes and lessons. Your child will leave the program with a deeper understanding of the natural world. Limited…

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Fall Family Canoe Day

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 17, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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This introduction to canoeing on Beaver Pond is for first time paddlers, families with young kids, or adults coming back to the sport. CNC's canoe guides will spend extra time going over paddling techniques and equipment, as well as lead races and games to practice. Admission to CNC is included so bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the nature center grounds afterwards. Ages 5 – Adult; $20 general public/$10 CNC member (price per person). Advance registration required by the Thursday…

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Evening River Canoe Trips

October 17 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Come and take a leisurely evening 2.5 hour paddle with CNC's experienced canoe guides, while learning all about the environment of the Chattahoochee River. This trip is a great first time experience or a fun way to reconnect with the river you already treasure. On the trip we will look for wildlife and learn about the wetland ecosystem that is unique to metro Atlanta. All equipment is provided. Ages 6 - Adult; $30   general public/$25 CNC member (price per…

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Evening River Canoe Trips

October 18 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Come and take a leisurely evening 2.5 hour paddle with CNC's experienced canoe guides, while learning all about the environment of the Chattahoochee River. This trip is a great first time experience or a fun way to reconnect with the river you already treasure. On the trip we will look for wildlife and learn about the wetland ecosystem that is unique to metro Atlanta. All equipment is provided. Ages 6 - Adult; $30   general public/$25 CNC member (price per…

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Nature Club Dine and Discover: Gordon Rogers, Flint Riverkeeper

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075

It can be difficult to imagine how, in a state that averages nearly 70 inches of annual precipitation in its mountainous regions and between 40 and 50 inches elsewhere, Georgia routinely experiences real water shortages, including major streams and rivers that run dry. Thirty years of litigation overflows with Georgia’s neighboring states underscore the fact that water could be managed more effectively inside Georgia’s borders. Learn about many of the strategies currently being used to restore the water flow, while…

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35th Annual Halloween Hikes

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on October 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on October 30, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Halloween Hikes at CNC are the perfect non–scary alternative to your traditional Halloween events. Go on a trail hike through the woods to meet costumed nature characters, learning all about their wild lives. An Atlanta tradition for 35 years, these hikes are a very important fundraiser for CNC. There is no ATM on site, but concessions are also available at the nature store. All Ages.  World Music Guided Night Hike lasting approximately 45 minutes, stopping to meet costumed characters Festival…

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35th Annual Halloween Hikes

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on October 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on October 30, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Halloween Hikes at CNC are the perfect non–scary alternative to your traditional Halloween events. Go on a trail hike through the woods to meet costumed nature characters, learning all about their wild lives. An Atlanta tradition for 35 years, these hikes are a very important fundraiser for CNC. There is no ATM on site, but concessions are also available at the nature store. All Ages.  World Music Guided Night Hike lasting approximately 45 minutes, stopping to meet costumed characters Festival…

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Evening River Canoe Trips

October 25 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Come and take a leisurely evening 2.5 hour paddle with CNC's experienced canoe guides, while learning all about the environment of the Chattahoochee River. This trip is a great first time experience or a fun way to reconnect with the river you already treasure. On the trip we will look for wildlife and learn about the wetland ecosystem that is unique to metro Atlanta. All equipment is provided. Ages 6 - Adult; $30   general public/$25 CNC member (price per…

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35th Annual Halloween Hikes

October 30 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on October 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on October 30, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Halloween Hikes at CNC are the perfect non–scary alternative to your traditional Halloween events. Go on a trail hike through the woods to meet costumed nature characters, learning all about their wild lives. An Atlanta tradition for 35 years, these hikes are a very important fundraiser for CNC. There is no ATM on site, but concessions are also available at the nature store. All Ages.  World Music Guided Night Hike lasting approximately 45 minutes, stopping to meet costumed characters Festival…

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November 2020

Fall Colors Canoe Trip

November 1 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 15, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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The Fall Colors Canoe Trips are the final opportunities to paddle with CNC until spring 2021.  Take in the vibrant colors of the trees before they fade into winter. Paddle quietly along the Chattahoochee River, taking in the sounds of the river and its wildlife. Ages 6 - Adult; $35 general public/$30 CNC member (price per person). Advance registration required by the Thursday before each trip.

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Storytime by the River

November 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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CNC's storytellers will encourage your child's participation by acting out movements and sounds of storybook characters. CNC will make the best nature stories come alive. Stories are geared towards ages 6 and under. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)

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LifeSouth Blood Drive

November 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075

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Fall Colors Canoe Trip

November 7 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 15, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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The Fall Colors Canoe Trips are the final opportunities to paddle with CNC until spring 2021.  Take in the vibrant colors of the trees before they fade into winter. Paddle quietly along the Chattahoochee River, taking in the sounds of the river and its wildlife. Ages 6 - Adult; $35 general public/$30 CNC member (price per person). Advance registration required by the Thursday before each trip.

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Brownie Overnight

November 7 @ 6:30 pm - November 8 @ 10:00 am
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Lottery Closes Friday, September 18 Saturday, November 7 – Sunday, November 8, 6:30 pm–10 am Brownies can earn their Hiker Badge in an exciting overnight at the Chattahoochee Nature Center. Learn to follow trail signs, pick the right gear for a hike, have an encounter with a nocturnal animal, go on a night hike, make s’mores by the campfire, and more. An evening snack and a continental breakfast are included. Each troop will spend the night in their own climate-controlled…

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Fall Colors Canoe Trip

November 8 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 15, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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The Fall Colors Canoe Trips are the final opportunities to paddle with CNC until spring 2021.  Take in the vibrant colors of the trees before they fade into winter. Paddle quietly along the Chattahoochee River, taking in the sounds of the river and its wildlife. Ages 6 - Adult; $35 general public/$30 CNC member (price per person). Advance registration required by the Thursday before each trip.

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Pee Wee Naturalist – Fall Series

November 10 @ 9:45 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:45 am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 10, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Tuesdays, September 8, October 13, November 10, 9:45am - 11am Expand your child’s knowledge about nature and make new friends. Explore CNC’s 127 acres with a CNC naturalist. Get up close and personal with some of CNC's wildlife with an informative wildlife presentation. Your child will leave the program with a new appreciation for nature and a fun craft they made to proudly display at home. Limited spaces available. Ages 3 and 4; $60 general public /$45 CNC member (price…

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Homeschool Naturalists Fall Series – NEW!

November 10 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
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Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Tuesdays, September 8, October 13, November 10,1:30-2:45 PM This new series, modeled after our popular Pee Wee Naturalist program, welcomes elementary-aged homeschool students to learn with us all around CNC’s 127 acres and includes pre and post activities, live animal encounters, rich lessons, and activities led by a CNC Naturalist. Students will help guide the learning, and each quarter will feature new themes and lessons. Your child will leave the program with a deeper understanding of the natural world. Limited…

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Fall Colors Canoe Trip

November 14 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 15, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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The Fall Colors Canoe Trips are the final opportunities to paddle with CNC until spring 2021.  Take in the vibrant colors of the trees before they fade into winter. Paddle quietly along the Chattahoochee River, taking in the sounds of the river and its wildlife. Ages 6 - Adult; $35 general public/$30 CNC member (price per person). Advance registration required by the Thursday before each trip.

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Junior Overnight

November 14 @ 6:30 pm - November 15 @ 10:00 am
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Lottery Closes Friday, September 25 Saturday, November 14 – Sunday, November 15, 6:30 pm–10 am Juniors can earn their Camper Badge in an overnight adventure at the Chattahoochee Nature Center. Practice using a compass and learn how to plan a camping adventure. Go on a night hike, have an encounter with a nocturnal animal, make s’mores by the campfire, and take a journey into StarLab, our portable planetarium. An evening snack and a continental breakfast are included. Each troop will…

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Fall Colors Canoe Trip

November 15 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 15, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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The Fall Colors Canoe Trips are the final opportunities to paddle with CNC until spring 2021.  Take in the vibrant colors of the trees before they fade into winter. Paddle quietly along the Chattahoochee River, taking in the sounds of the river and its wildlife. Ages 6 - Adult; $35 general public/$30 CNC member (price per person). Advance registration required by the Thursday before each trip.

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Fall Break Guided Hikes – Creek and Cherokee

November 23 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until November 27, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Join CNC for a bonus hike this week! Nestled upon part of the historic Etowah (Hightower) Trail, the nature center provides the perfect setting to learn more about the Creek and Cherokee peoples. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)  

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Fall Break Guided Hikes – Creek and Cherokee

November 24 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until November 27, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Join CNC for a bonus hike this week! Nestled upon part of the historic Etowah (Hightower) Trail, the nature center provides the perfect setting to learn more about the Creek and Cherokee peoples. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)  

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Fall Break Guided Hikes – Creek and Cherokee

November 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until November 27, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Join CNC for a bonus hike this week! Nestled upon part of the historic Etowah (Hightower) Trail, the nature center provides the perfect setting to learn more about the Creek and Cherokee peoples. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)  

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Fall Break Guided Hikes – Creek and Cherokee

November 27 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until November 27, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Join CNC for a bonus hike this week! Nestled upon part of the historic Etowah (Hightower) Trail, the nature center provides the perfect setting to learn more about the Creek and Cherokee peoples. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)  

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StarLab

November 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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constellations seen in starlab

Come to CNC’s inflatable planetarium and get a sneak peek with your front row seat observing the fall sky.  Learn about many constellations right before your eyes. Ages 6+. (Planetarium is completely dark inside). Presentations are at 12pm and 12:30pm; choose to attend either time. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)

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December 2020

Regularly Scheduled Programs

December 1, 2020 - February 28, 2021
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
mom and children walking in the woods in winter

Join CNC during our regularly scheduled programs for the Winter "The Chattahoochee: Re-Imagine Our River" Film Showings Saturdays, 11:30 AM and 3:30 PM Sundays, 12:30 and 3:30 PM Wildlife Feeding Time Tuesdays and Saturdays, 4 PM Trail Hike Saturdays and Sundays, 1 PM Creature Feature Thursdays - Sundays, 2 PM Animal Encounter Sundays, 4 PM Winter Artists Gallery - December - February CNC Closures for the Winter: December 24-25 and January 1 (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)

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Back to Nature Holiday Market

December 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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The holiday season is quickly approaching - Are you looking for a way to spend the day in nature, fulfill your gift giving needs, and support your local artisans?  Come on out to the Holiday Market and visit with 40+ local vendors that are selling their hand-made and/or eco-friendly goods.  It’s a wonderful way to purchase unique gifts that you wouldn’t typically find in retail stores, and embrace your community! (This free event is CNC’s holiday gift to the community)

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Enchanted Woodland Wonders

December 13 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Presented by Northside Hospital This holiday highlight brings you and your family live reindeer, performances, winter crafts, face painting, and more all under the twilight sky. Let CNC help you get in the holiday spirit, bring a picnic, and plan to enjoy our fun activities at Enchanted Woodland Wonders. #CNCNature #getyournatureon Activities: Live Reindeer (time TBD) Reindeer Games S'mores, hot cocoa, and campfire with Camp Kingfisher Winter Crafts & Face Painting Meet native non-releasable animals Find Fairy Houses and Gnome…

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January 2021

Daisy Overnight

January 23, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - January 24, 2021 @ 10:00 am
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Lottery Closes Friday, December 4, 2020 Saturday, January 23, 2021 - Sunday, January 24, 2021, 6:30 pm - 10 am This overnight provides opportunities for Daisy scouts to spend time in the outdoors exploring the Nature Center while participating in CNC’s favorite evening activities.  Some of the exciting activities we have planned for the scouts include night hikes, animal encounters and roasting marshmallows by the campfire! An evening snack and a continental breakfast are included. Each troop will spend the…

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