Special Events

There’s always something new at Lindsay Wildlife Experience: from special family activities, national touring art exhibits, to after-dark events. Be sure to check the daily activities page for a listing of regularly scheduled programming.

Conservation Icons Subscription Series Ticket

Thursday, August 1, 2019 8:00 am - 9:00 am , , ,

The popular Conservation Icons speaker series brings to Walnut Creek renowned thinkers, researchers, and leaders who inspire audiences to think differently about the natural world–and wildlife–around us. This year, Lindsay is offering a subscription ticket for the seven events that will be held at Lindsay Wildlife in 2019-2020. These events are listed below. Events held at the (more…)

Neon Scorpion Hikes 2019

Sunday, August 25, 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm , , , ,

Age 6–Adult Explore the habitat of local scorpions along the north face of Mount Diablo, starting at the Mitchell Canyon Visitor Center. Experience the excitement of finding scorpions glowing like green neon signs in the dark. Discover and observe the diverse plants and animals inhabiting Mount Diablo. Hikes cover a distance of 2 miles. BRING (more…)

Lindsay Wildlife closed Sept. 2-6

Monday, September 2, 2019 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Lindsay will be closed Monday, Sept. 2 through Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 in observation of Labor Day and for annual maintenance. The Exhibit Hall will reopen at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 7. The wildlife hospital will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the closure. (more…)

September 2019 Conservation Icons: Dr. Jamie Peyton, UC Davis

Saturday, September 7, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm , , ,

Fish skin used to HEAL wildlife wounds? Come learn all about the groundbreaking developments in veterinary medicine with Dr. Jamie Peyton, chief of Integrative Medicine Service at the UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital. Peyton is the kick-off speaker at Lindsay Wildlife Experience’s 3rd annual Conservation Icons Speaker Series 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7. In (more…)

September 2019 Volunteer Opportunities

Thursday, September 12, 2019 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm , ,

Interested in supporting wildlife? Become a Volunteer and join the Lindsay volunteer family! Be part of our wildlife work and use your skills and passions to support wildlife and the Lindsay experience. There are many opportunities for you! Our volunteers give their time to support wildlife in a variety of ways—caring for our wildlife hospital patients and live animal ambassadors, educating visitors of all ages about wildlife (more…)

Live.Wild.Animal Exhibition: Endangered Species

Saturday, September 14, 2019 10:30 am - 11:30 am , , ,

Learn about endangered species and efforts to preserve them in the wild. Come to Lindsay on Saturday, Sept. 14, and meet some of these imperiled animals, including the bettong, a marsupial native to Australia; lemurs and more! Our partners, Safari Encounters, will be at Lindsay at 10:30 a.m. for a fun and educational presentation on (more…)

10th Annual: An Evening at the Bistro!

Sunday, September 22, 2019 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm , ,

Save the Date! 10th Annual: An Evening at the Bistro! TO PURCHASE TICKETS CLICK HERE! When: Sunday, September 22, at 5 p.m. Mark your calendar for an enchanting evening at Va de Vi Bistro & Wine Bar in Walnut Creek. Enjoy fine food, fine wine, and fine company in Va de Vi’s beautifully appointed courtyard (more…)

Raptor Rally

Sunday, October 13, 2019 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm , ,

Two-hour workshop– Ages 9-12 Get up close to our birds of prey with a nose to beak experience you’ll never forget. Learn about local raptors and the conservation challenges they face. Click here to register! Fee: $78 Member Discount of 20% applied at checkout (more…)

October 2019 Conservation Icons: Dr. Laurie Marker, Cheetah Conservation Fund

Sunday, October 13, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm , , , ,

Hear about the inspirational work of Dr. Laurie Marker, a world renowned cheetah expert, and founder and executive director of the Cheetah Conservation Fund in Namibia. Marker is coming to Lindsay, Sunday, Oct. 13 at 5 p.m. to speak about her efforts to protect these threatened cats. Considered a leading authority on these graceful, intelligent (more…)