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.

Golden Gate Audubon Society Centennial Art Exhibit

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 10:00 am - 5:00 pm ,

The Golden Gate Audubon Society is celebrating its centennial with a traveling art exhibit ending its run at Lindsay Wildlife Experience Oct. 3 through Jan. 2, 2018. The exhibit on “100 years of Protecting Bay Area Birds” has been on view at four other Bay Area locations throughout 2017 but will come to Lindsay for (more…)

Nature Speak: Bay Area Birds!

Sunday, October 22, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm , ,

Learn a wealth of information about local birds found in the Bay Area! Join us on Sunday, Oct. 22 from 2-3 p.m. for this newest addition to our Nature Speak series. The presentation will be given by Bob Lewis, the 2016 Chandler Robbins Education/Conservation Award winner. The award is bestowed by the American Birding Association in recognition (more…)

Neon Scorpion Hike Plus Tarantulas 2017

Sunday, October 22, 2017 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Age 6-Adult , , , ,

Age 6–Adult Explore the habitat of local tarantulas along the north face of Mount Diablo. 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 flashlight, hiking shoes and bottled water. Additional (more…)

Not-So-Scary Animals!

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 10:00 am - 5:00 pm ,

Creepy crawlies and creatures of the night are not-so-scary. Visit us at Lindsay to learn more about insects, spiders, bats, and animals that might hoot or howl in the night! Meet bats and owls Visit Creepy Crawlies Explore Our Glow Room Attend Special Presentations and Take Part in Fun Activities Not-So-Scary Animals is FREE with (more…)

Howl-ooo-ween 2017!

Thursday, October 26, 2017 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm , ,

Trick or treat with the animals at Lindsay Wildlife Experience’s most popular event for miniature ghosts and goblins and their families: Howl-ooo-ween! Come in costume* and enjoy face-painting, a costume parade, spooky story-time, our Arachnid Arcade, then meet some creepy crawly friends and not-so-scary animals! New for this year, visit our Mad Scientist room and see (more…)

Live.Wild.Animal Exhibition: Dem Bones!

Saturday, October 28, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am ,

Members! Join us from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28 for our Live.Wild.Animal Exhibition: Dem Bones! Let your inner archeologist out when you examine a cool and creepy collection of bones, bones, and more bones! Whose skull is this? What bone is that? See and touch bones from many different species.Some of (more…)

Mini Monday: Nature at Night

Monday, October 30, 2017 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…)

Member Move Night: Earth by DisneyNature

Friday, November 10, 2017 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm ,

NEW DATE: Lindsay members! Join us on Friday November 10 for Member Movie Night! You are invited to watch the captivating and majestic story of Earth, narrated by James Earl Jones, of three animal families on a journey across our planet–polar bears, elephants and humpback whales. Meet some beloved Lindsay animals before the show! Crafts and (more…)

Live.Wild.Animal Exhibition: Reindeer Games!

Saturday, November 11, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am ,

Lindsay members! Join us on Saturday, Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. for Live.Wild.Animal Exhibition: Reindeer Games! This is your chance to get up close and meet one of Rudolph’s friends who pull Santa’s sleigh BEFORE the holidays begin! Because this is a special one-of-a-kind event, complete with hot coco and mini-candy canes, (more…)

Conservation Icons: Wolf Specialist Kent Laudon

Saturday, November 11, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm , ,

Are you as obsessed with the Lassen County, Calif., wolf pups as we are? Then come learn all about this newly discovered wolf pack from California Department of Fish and Wildlife Wolf Specialist Kent Laudon at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11.  Laudon will kick-off Lindsay Wildlife’s new speaker series Conservation Icons and discuss the re-introduction of gray (more…)

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