Upcoming Events

Come visit the Howell Nature Center for exciting events! Please note that events require pre-registration. Click on the events below or call our Welcome Center at (517) 546-0249 for additional information. Wild Wonders Wildlife Park is open daily from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Alexandria’s Treehouse is open from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., May – October.

December 2018

December 7 at 6:00 pm - Hayride with Santa - Friday

Tis the season to be jolly! Join Santa for a fun hayride through the beautifully lit Howell Nature Center. You'll sing your favorite Christmas songs and enjoy cocoa and cookies with the Big Man himself! Perfect for family of all ages. Please dress for the weather.

Start:
December 7, 2018 at 11:00 pm
End:
December 8, 2018 at 12:00 am
December 7 at 7:00 pm - Hayride with Santa - Friday

Tis the season to be jolly! Join Santa for a fun hayride through the beautifully lit Howell Nature Center. You'll sing your favorite Christmas songs and enjoy cocoa and cookies with the Big Man himself! Perfect for family of all ages. Please dress for the weather.

Start:
December 8, 2018 at 12:00 am
End:
December 8, 2018 at 1:00 am
December 8th at 9:00 am - Breakfast with Santa (Saturday)

Join Santa & Mrs Claus at Howell Nature Center for a delicious pancake breakfast served with all the breakfast trimmings. Enjoy a meet-and-greet with The Clauses and a special photo opportunity too! Crafts and presents are waiting to get you in the holiday spirit!

Start:
December 8, 2018 at 2:00 pm
End:
December 8, 2018 at 3:30 pm

The event "A Wild Wonderful Night - November 8, 2018" is no longer active.

December 8 at 11:00 am - Breakfast with Santa (Saturday)

Join Santa & Mrs Claus at Howell Nature Center for a delicious pancake breakfast served with all the breakfast trimmings. Enjoy a meet-and-greet with The Clauses and a special photo opportunity too! Crafts and presents are waiting to get you in the holiday spirit!

Start:
December 8, 2018 at 4:00 pm
End:
December 8, 2018 at 5:30 pm
December 8 at 5:00 pm - Hayride with Santa - Saturday

Tis the season to be jolly! Join Santa for a fun hayride through the beautifully lit Howell Nature Center. You'll sing your favorite Christmas songs and enjoy cocoa and cookies with the Big Man himself! Perfect for family of all ages. Please dress for the weather.

Start:
December 8, 2018 at 10:00 pm
End:
December 8, 2018 at 11:00 pm
December 8 at 6:00 pm - Hayride with Santa - Saturday

Tis the season to be jolly! Join Santa for a fun hayride through the beautifully lit Howell Nature Center. You'll sing your favorite Christmas songs and enjoy cocoa and cookies with the Big Man himself! Perfect for family of all ages. Please dress for the weather.

Start:
December 8, 2018 at 11:00 pm
End:
December 9, 2018 at 12:00 am
December 9 at 9:00 am - Breakfast with Santa (Sunday)

Join Santa & Mrs Claus at Howell Nature Center for a delicious pancake breakfast served with all the breakfast trimmings. Enjoy a meet-and-greet with The Clauses and a special photo opportunity too! Crafts and presents are waiting to get you in the holiday spirit!

Start:
December 9, 2018 at 2:00 pm
End:
December 9, 2018 at 4:30 pm
December 9 at 11:00 am - Breakfast with Santa (Sunday)

Join Santa & Mrs Claus at Howell Nature Center for a delicious pancake breakfast served with all the breakfast trimmings. Enjoy a meet-and-greet with The Clauses and a special photo opportunity too! Crafts and presents are waiting to get you in the holiday spirit!

Start:
December 9, 2018 at 4:00 pm
End:
December 9, 2018 at 5:30 pm
December 14 at 6:00 pm - Hayride with Santa - Friday

Tis the season to be jolly! Join Santa for a fun hayride through the beautifully lit Howell Nature Center. You'll sing your favorite Christmas songs and enjoy cocoa and cookies with the Big Man himself! Perfect for family of all ages. Please dress for the weather.

Start:
December 14, 2018 at 11:00 pm
End:
December 15, 2018 at 12:00 am
December 14 at 7:00 pm - Hayride with Santa - Friday

Tis the season to be jolly! Join Santa for a fun hayride through the beautifully lit Howell Nature Center. You'll sing your favorite Christmas songs and enjoy cocoa and cookies with the Big Man himself! Perfect for family of all ages. Please dress for the weather.

Start:
December 15, 2018 at 12:00 am
End:
December 15, 2018 at 1:00 am
December 15 at 9:00 am - Breakfast with Santa (Saturday)

Join Santa & Mrs Claus at Howell Nature Center for a delicious pancake breakfast served with all the breakfast trimmings. Enjoy a meet-and-greet with The Clauses and a special photo opportunity too! Crafts and presents are waiting to get you in the holiday spirit!

Start:
December 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm
End:
December 15, 2018 at 4:30 pm
December 15 at 11:00 am - Breakfast with Santa (Saturday)

Join Santa & Mrs Claus at Howell Nature Center for a delicious pancake breakfast served with all the breakfast trimmings. Enjoy a meet-and-greet with The Clauses and a special photo opportunity too! Crafts and presents are waiting to get you in the holiday spirit!

Start:
December 15, 2018 at 4:00 pm
End:
December 15, 2018 at 5:30 pm
December 15 at 5:00 pm - Hayride with Santa - Saturday

Tis the season to be jolly! Join Santa for a fun hayride through the beautifully lit Howell Nature Center. You'll sing your favorite Christmas songs and enjoy cocoa and cookies with the Big Man himself! Perfect for family of all ages. Please dress for the weather.

Start:
December 15, 2018 at 10:00 pm
End:
December 15, 2018 at 11:00 pm
December 15 at 6:00 pm - Hayride with Santa - Saturday

Tis the season to be jolly! Join Santa for a fun hayride through the beautifully lit Howell Nature Center. You'll sing your favorite Christmas songs and enjoy cocoa and cookies with the Big Man himself! Perfect for family of all ages. Please dress for the weather.

Start:
December 15, 2018 at 11:00 pm
End:
December 16, 2018 at 12:00 am
December 15 at 7:00 pm - Hayride with Santa - Saturday

Tis the season to be jolly! Join Santa for a fun hayride through the beautifully lit Howell Nature Center. You'll sing your favorite Christmas songs and enjoy cocoa and cookies with the Big Man himself! Perfect for family of all ages. Please dress for the weather.

Start:
December 16, 2018 at 12:00 am
End:
December 16, 2018 at 1:00 am
December 16 at 9:00 am - Breakfast with Santa (Sunday)

Join Santa & Mrs Claus at Howell Nature Center for a delicious pancake breakfast served with all the breakfast trimmings. Enjoy a meet-and-greet with The Clauses and a special photo opportunity too! Crafts and presents are waiting to get you in the holiday spirit!

Start:
December 16, 2018 at 2:00 pm
End:
December 16, 2018 at 4:30 pm
December 16 at 11:00 am - Breakfast with Santa (Sunday)

Join Santa & Mrs Claus at Howell Nature Center for a delicious pancake breakfast served with all the breakfast trimmings. Enjoy a meet-and-greet with The Clauses and a special photo opportunity too! Crafts and presents are waiting to get you in the holiday spirit!

Start:
December 16, 2018 at 4:00 pm
End:
December 16, 2018 at 5:30 pm

As a 501c3 organization, our community and wildlife programs run primarily with funds raised through special events or donations.