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

Saturday, August 11, 2018 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm , , ,

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 four events here onsite at Lindsay Wildlife in 2018. These events are listed below. Events held at Lesher Center for (more…)

Wild@Night: A Night at Camp Lindsay

Friday, August 24, 2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Age 21 and Over , ,

Do you have some great memories of summer camp—or did you ever wish you went to summer camp? Check out this 21 and over “Adult Camp” with Wild@Night here at Lindsay Wildlife Experience! Scroll down to buy tickets! Unleash your inner happy camper with this totally unique happy hour! Bring your friends, co-workers, loved ones, (more…)

Science Illustration: Intro to Animal Drawing​

Saturday, August 25, 2018 10:30 am - 12:30 pm , , ,

Science Illustration: Intro to Animal Drawing Drawing can be a wonderful tool for exploring the world around us. Just a little scientific knowledge can help us become more effective illustrators as well. In this two-hour workshop, Mona Luo returns to Lindsay to cover basic body plans of various animal groups and interpretation of function from form. (more…)

Mini Monday: Home in the Desert

Monday, August 27, 2018 10:00 am - 12:00 pm , , ,

Let your child guide their own explorations of the natural world, designed for children ages 2–5 to play and learn, along with an adult caregiver. Young children explore a variety of age-appropriate craft and activity stations at their own pace. Observe special demonstrations and hands-on presentations with our animal ambassadors. Visit Lindsay Wildlife exhibit hall (more…)

Lindsay Exhibit Hall Closed for Maintenance

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Lindsay will be closed for annual maintenance Sept. 4-6, reopening at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. The wildlife hospital will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the closure. (more…)

Neon Scorpion Hikes Fall 2018

Sunday, September 9, 2018 6:30 pm - 8:30 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…)

September 2018 Conservation Icons: Dr. Emily Taylor, Cal Poly, Rattlesnakes!

Saturday, September 15, 2018 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm , , ,

Slither into the scaly and fascinating world of rattlesnakes with the foremost California expert: Dr. Emily Taylor! Taylor is a professor in Biological Sciences for California Polytechnic State University. She will be at Lindsay Wildlife on Sept. 15 at 6 p.m. to discuss her many adventures and research studies on all things reptiles! Dr. Taylor joined (more…)

September Volunteer Opportunities

Thursday, September 20, 2018 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: Animals, Inside Out!

Saturday, September 22, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am ,

Members! Come to Lindsay on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 10-11 a.m. for our Live.Wild.Animal Exhibition: Animals, Inside Out! You will see and MEET a lemur, an alligator, and more! Unleash your powers as a bone collector when you discover the hidden mysteries lying beneath the calcium of animal skulls, skeletons, and bones! Lindsay is dedicated (more…)

Ninth Annual: An Evening at the Bistro!

Sunday, September 23, 2018 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm , ,

Ninth Annual: An Evening at the Bistro! When: Sunday, September 23, at 5 p.m. Mark your calendar for a delightful 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 under an ancient oak tree. Need magnums of (more…)

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