Touch of Nature hosts several community-focused events annually that highlight the excitement of outdoor education while showcasing the natural beauty of our 3400 acres.
These events help us fulfill parts of our mission, including enhancing experiential learning and increasing environmental awareness.
Touch of Nature is committed to offering our participants safe, fun, and enjoyable experiences devoted to equity, inclusion and diversity.
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October 7-9, 2022
The Little Grassy Get Down is a family-friendly music festival featuring mostly original acoustic Americana music from around the Midwest, featuring Woodbox Gang, Chicago Farmer and the Fieldnotes, the Burney Sisters, One Way Traffic, Miles Over Mountains, Miss Jenny and the Howdy Boys, The People V. Hugh DeNeal, and more.
Sunday, October 23, 2022
The Haunted Hollow provides a perfect Halloween atmosphere for everyone with a balance of laughs and gasps in a safe and fun environment, featuring a haunted hayride and a host of other family-friendly activities.