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Sun 03 Dec
Winter Bazaar
Sunday, December 3, 2023 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Thacher State Park
Nature Center and Visitor Center, An annual tradition just got bigger and better! This year Thacher's Winter Bazaar fills two buildings with handmade local items including woodwork, soaps, jewelry, fruit preserves, basketry and more. Made-toorder lunch available from Main Street Cafe. No registration required.
Sat 09 Dec
Evergreen Tree Walk
Saturday, December 9, 2023 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Thacher State Park
Adults and children ages 5+, Meet at the Visitor Center, Learn the life history and identifying features of New York's conifers! The program will cover one mile of easy trails around the Visitor Center. No registration required.
Fri 15 Dec
Cocoa and Carols
Friday, December 15, 2023 12:45 PM - 02:00 PM
Thacher State Park
Take in the views from the top of the escarpment while you warm up at our outdoor fire pit. Grab a cup of complimentary hot chocolate and enjoy caroling by a local choir! No registration is required.
Sat 16 Dec
Ice Lanterns
Saturday, December 16, 2023 01:00 AM - 02:30 PM
Thacher State Park
All ages, Meet at the Nature Center, Use natural materials to create an ephemeral work of art! Learn about native plants while using their greens, stems, and berries to craft ice lanterns to decorate your front step or holiday table. Registration required. Call 518-872-0800.
Sun 17 Dec
Needle-Felt Applique
Sunday, December 17, 2023 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Thacher State Park
Meet at the Nature Center, Create your own miniature artwork using needle felting! We'll use colored wool to embellish a cotton bag for trinkets, gift-giving or just because. Perfect for beginners, but recommended for ages 10 and up due to sharp tools. Registration required. Call 518-872-0800.
Registration: Required
Wed 27 Dec
Brownie Numbers in Nature Badge
Wednesday, December 27, 2023 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Thacher State Park
Meet at the Nature Center Math is everywhere in nature! Learn different ways to measure time, temperature, and area, then use your skills to design your own native wildflower garden. Brownies will complete the steps to earn their Numbers in Nature Badge. Registration required. Call 518-872-0800.
Registration: Required
Mon 01 Jan
First Day Hike-Chasing Frozen Waterfalls
Monday, January 1, 2024 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Thacher State Park
Explore one of Thacher Park's most popular trails past frozen waterfalls, and through pine and hemlock forests on a winter wonderland hike! Registration required. Call 518-872-0800.
Registration: Required