Adult Programs

The New Canaan Nature Center provides a wide variety of programming for adults. Pre-registration is recommended.

To register for NYBG classes please call (718) 817-8748 or call (800) 322-6924 and ask for the Continuing Education Department.

For all other programs and classes please call (203) 966-9577. Visa, MasterCard and American Express accepted.


HARVEST FESTIVAL
Bands, Beers, Bites & Wine
Saturday, October 1
7:00-10:00 P.M.

Nature On Tap!

Sample a variety of beers from regional brewers, wines, delicious bites, and live music by the Jazzholes at the Nature Center's 40-acre outdoor sanctuary.

Get Your Tickets NOW:
$75 per adult.
Purchase 5 tickets & get 6th ticket free $375
$250 VIP pass, includes 2 adult tickets and VIP parking.

Purchase Your Tickets Today

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Tickets will also be available at the door for $90.

Please call (203) 966-9577

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NCNC Hiking Group
Tuesday, October 11
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Join the New Canaan Nature Center for a hike in the Crow Hill
area of the Trout Brook Valley Preserve in Weston, CT.

The hike has mixed-terrain (easy/medium) beginning and ending at the Wells Hill road Trail-head. It should take about 2 hours. Any dogs must be on leashes.

Please meet in the parking near the preserve entrance. (set GPS to 189 Wells Hill Road, Easton CT. Right after this house, the road becomes dirt, continue 500 feet; you will see parking lot and preserve entrance). We will meet promptly at 9:50 am and the hike will depart at 10:00 am. Wear appropriate footwear, and bring your own water, bug repellent, band-aids, etc. if required. We will cancel the hike if it is raining in the morning.

Please make arrangements to carpool from the New Canaan Nature Center if necessary.

The hike is limited to 30 people.

Contact Toddy Turrentine for additional information at 203-246-7323

Register Online

Click Here To Register For The Event

Please call 203-246-7323
Ages: All ages.
Members: FREE / Non-Members: FREE

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Adult Adventures: Birding Walk
Saturday, October 8
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Join us for these adults-only nature programs on the Second Saturday of every month!

This October...
Join us for a morning bird walk here at NCNC! Fall is the perfect time of year to view songbirds in Connecticut. We’ll enjoy a warm cup of coffee before heading out on our trails in search of these beautiful migratory birds.

(Rain or shine)

Spaces are limited & advanced registration is highly recommended.

Purchase Your Tickets Online

Register Today

Click Here to purchase Birding Walk Tickets Today!

Please call (203) 966-9577 x10
Members: $10 per person / Non-Members: $15 per person

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Adult Adventures: Devil's Den Hike!
Saturday, November 12
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Join us for these adults-only nature programs on the Second Saturday of every month!

This November...
Meet our Naturalists at Devil's Den Preserve in Weston (the Nature Conservancy’s largest nature preserve in Connecticut) for a healthy & invigorating fall hike. This four-mile loop will be strenuous so please bring comfortable shoes, layers and a water bottle. Feel free to pack a lunch and stay for a picnic!

More details will be provided upon registration.

(Rain or shine)

Spaces are limited & advanced registration is highly recommended.

Please call (203) 966-9577 x10 to sign up today!
Members: $10 per person / Non-Members: $15 per person

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Adult Adventures: Woodworking for Wildlife
Saturday, December 10
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Join us for these adults-only nature programs on the Second Saturday of every month!

This December...
Join us for a woodworking workshop to learn how to construct bird and bat boxes! In the spirit of the giving season, make a box for a family member or friend, or donate your box to NCNC.

(Rain or shine)

Spaces are limited & advanced registration is highly recommended.

Please call (203) 966-9577 x10 to sign up today!
Members: $10 per person / Non-Members: $15 per person

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