WINTER HOURS: Tuesday-Saturday 10a-5p, Sunday 12p-5p, CLOSED MONDAY

The Grange Insurance Audubon Center is open and encourages free timed ticketing and event registration prior to visiting.


The Grange Insurance Audubon Center has lots of ways to engage daily. We are currently following CDC mask and social distancing guidelines and strongly encourage timed ticketing and pre-registration for our programming. For a complete listing of things you can do during your visit, click here! 

THE 12 DAYS OF AUDUBON! Join us for our Yuletide celebration - there's something for everyone! Schedule below, for more information & registration for each event, CLICK HERE! The event on Sunday, December 19th from 12-5 pm does not require registration - just stop in!

Day 1 Friday 12/10/21 Holiday Wines - Part 1

Day 2 Saturday 12/11/21 Christmas Bird Count for Kids

Day 3 Sunday 12/12/21 Sip and Paint with Wine and Canvas!

Day 4 Monday 12/13/21 S.T.E.M. Science: Holiday Edition! (virtual event)

Day 5 Tuesday 12/14/21 Gingerbread House Decorating

Day 6 Wednesday 12/15/21 Family Winter Lantern Walk with Story Time and Hot Chocolate by the Fire

Day 7 Thursday 12/16/21 Holiday Wines - Part 2

Day 8 Friday 12/17/21 Family Movie Night: The Polar Express

Day 9 Saturday 12/18/21 Winter Lantern Walk and Holiday Sing Along with Heather Evans

Day 10 Sunday 12/19/21 Last Minute Pop Up Art Shop (no registration required, visit the center between 12-5 pm)

Day 11 Monday 12/20/21 Winter Kahoot (virtual trivia night)

Day 12 Tuesday 12/20/21 Quiet Candlight Winter Solstice Celebration


The Art of Wildlife Conservation Exhibition (Oct. 1- Dec. 5)

This exhibition features the work of photographer, Jim McCormac and illustrator, Juliet Mullett.  Explore 50 pieces of work showcasing 25 species (photo and original illustration for each one) along with interesting information, fun facts, stories and conservation issues pro or con for each.  The exhibition is FREE and open during center operating hours.  More on the artists and this exhibition HERE

Meet Our Artist-in-Residence Team Carol Hunsberger and her Cardigan Welsh Corgi, Andi (Aug. 8 - Dec. 7)

NEW STUDIO HOURS! Thursdays (11a-1p) and Saturdays (11a-1p). The team will be on hand sharing their "Everyday Adventures" with nature through illustration, watercolor and journaling.  Carol is a graphic designer, artist, author, nature and dog enthusiast! Carol's watercolor work is on display and for sale.  Visitors can also purchase Carol's books (Andi the Adorable , Andi's Everyday Adventures AND HER NEW BOOK, Everybody is Special, Sammy & Andi). www.imgrfx.com

Other Programs, Events and Activities to Explore:

NEW WINTER LANTERN WALKS WEDNESDAY AND SELECT SATURDAY EVENINGS IN DECEMBER & JANUARY Enjoy the beauty and quiet of the winter season with a lantern walk and then warm up with a cup of hot chocolate while enjoying the fire inside the center.  Register HERE

WEDNESDAY WINTER AUDUBON ADVENTURES FOR PRESCHOOLERS  A wonderful outing to share with your preschooler every other Wednesday at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center.  Information and registration HERE

FIRST FRIDAY'S LET'S DO YOGA TOGETHER & OPTIONAL WINTER LANTERN HIKE - This indoor, hour-long, fireside yoga class is intentionally welcoming of the LGBTQIA+ community and the people who support them, and is designed to be a space where people can be themselves without fear of judgment. Head outside for an optional quiet walk by lantern afterward.  6-7:45 the first Friday of the month November - February.  $10 participation fee required.  Register HERE

Reserve the forest playroom now for your private playgroup (Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday)! CLICK HERE!

Adventure Backpacks are now available everyday, stop by the front desk to check out a back pack - all you need is an id to check one out.

Preschool Story Time on Thursdays at 10am - Register HERE

For a complete listing of center events, CLICK HERE

Audubon Adventure Camp is back for 2021!

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SIGN YOUR CAMPER UP TO JOIN THE ADVENTURE THIS SUMMER! REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! We have camps for Preschoolers, Kindergarten-1st graders, 2nd-5th graders and, new this year, FAMILY CAMP! Copy and paste the following link into your browser: app.campdoc.com/register/audubon/grange

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