The Explorer Magazine Fall 2018 - Page 5

C Our fun, FREE, family-friendly festival featuring fabulous fall foliage returns to McCloud Nature Park on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.! ome out to McCloud – or stick around after the 2018 Fall Colors Run (see page 4) – to celebrate the colorful autumn leaves at the Fall Colors Festival. Explore the Arboretum at McCloud, the new Bee House in the Arboretum, the interactive exhibit in the Nature Center, the wetland habitat, Big Walnut Creek, and 6.5 miles of trails! Don’t forget your camera! (Check out page 9 for information about our Fall Digital Scavenger Hunt and Contest that runs from Oct. 13-21!) In addition, we have all sorts of fun activities planned: • • • • • • • • • • Archery Tree-climbing Throw an atlatl (an ancient hunting weapon)! Grasshopper prairie maze (page 6) Hayrides (nominal fee) Apple cider press Pumpkin decorating Face painting SPONSORED BY Family games and activities And more! Bring the kids! Bring the leashed dogs! Bring the whole family, the neighbors, and all your friends! Admission is absolutely FREE! Come celebrate fall colors with us! Fall 2018 • 5