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FILLED – Guided EarthWalk To Celebrate Earth Day | With 815 Outside

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit

Join 815 Outside and Nature At The Confluence on Earth Day for a guided tour along the EarthWalk Trail. We’ll walk along the newly installed EarthWalk Trail with stops featuring quotes from “Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teaching of Plants” by Robin Wall Kimmerer. Robin draws on her life as an indigenous […]

Planting For Pollinators Party – Join Us!

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit

Bring your gardening gloves and trowel and join us for a planting party to improve our Pollinator Garden and Woodland Trail! ► Come any time between 9am and 11am - stay for an hour, or stay for a while. Help us get these baby plants into the ground!  Please RSVP below so we know how to […]

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Filled! Bird Hike With Audubon featuring Brian “Fox” Ellis

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit

This event is filled - Sorry! But you can join us for another program at 1pm, "Adventures With Audubon" - register here. Take A Walk With John Audubon! Brian “Fox” Ellis, portraying John Audubon the artist, will lead a unique bird watching adventure as he regales you with his in-depth observations of the species we […]

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“Adventures With Audubon” Program with Brian “Fox” Ellis

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit

Come gather 'round as Brian “Fox” Ellis, portraying John Audubon the artist,  weaves stories of his travels in the wildest places on the planet. Listen to tales of his adventures as he accomplishes something no one had ever done before: drawing every bird in North America. Fox is a storyteller and educator who brings the […]

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Starry, Starry Nights | Free Night Hikes & Community Fire

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit

Ever wonder what goes on at night in nature? Join us as we explore the nighttime sights, smells, and sounds on this guided hike at Nature At The Confluence. Night hikers will be encouraged to sharpen their senses to be able to spot signs of animal life and learn more about the inhabitants of the […]

Starry, Starry Nights | Free Night Hikes & Community Fire

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit

Ever wonder what goes on at night in nature? Join us as we explore the nighttime sights, smells, and sounds on this guided hike at Nature At The Confluence. Night hikers will be encouraged to sharpen their senses to be able to spot signs of animal life and learn more about the inhabitants of the […]

“This Land Is Your Land” Folk Songs of Woodie Guthrie featuring Bucky Halker | Time Traveler Series

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit

Illinois Folk Singer Bucky Halker will  have you spellbound as he musically weaves the story of the people who labored and lived at the confluence land...from the men who rode the rails and lived in encampments during the depression era, to the Irish workers who toiled to build the railroads, and the men who labored […]

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Starry, Starry Nights | Free Night Hikes & Community Fire

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit

Ever wonder what goes on at night in nature? Join us as we explore the nighttime sights, smells, and sounds on this guided hike at Nature At The Confluence. Night hikers will be encouraged to sharpen their senses to be able to spot signs of animal life and learn more about the inhabitants of the […]

Discover The Women Of The Confluence | Time Traveler Series Program

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit

We reveal, for the first time, the lives of the women who lived at the confluence of the Rock River and Turtle Creek from 1800-1880. From the Ho-Chunk women who made their homes here until they were forced to leave, to the Native wives of French fur traders, and the settlers who arrived by wagon […]

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Starry, Starry Nights | Free Night Hikes & Community Fire

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit

Ever wonder what goes on at night in nature? Join us as we explore the nighttime sights, smells, and sounds on this guided hike at Nature At The Confluence. Night hikers will be encouraged to sharpen their senses to be able to spot signs of animal life and learn more about the inhabitants of the […]

Beloit Heritage Days Weekend

We invite you to come dig up some historic adventures during Beloit Heritage Days - September 10-12, 2021. The Beloit Heritage Days Passport will  be your guide on your history-hunting trek throughout Beloit as you explore over 12 free events & historic sites over the three-day celebration. Come delve into the rich and fascinating history […]

“If This Land Could Talk” | Beloit Heritage Days Weekend

If this land could talk it would tell you about the people that cared for it, revered it, cried for it, dreamed of it, and shaped it over the millennia. The people of Ke-Chunk, a large Ho-Chunk village, tended crops in the rich soil. When they left in 1832, a fur trader built a small […]

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Discover The Women Of The Confluence | Time Traveler Series Program

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit

We reveal, for the first time, the lives of the women who lived at the confluence of the Rock River and Turtle Creek from 1800-1880. From the Ho-Chunk women who made their homes here until they were forced to leave, to the Native wives of French fur traders, and the settlers who arrived by wagon […]

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Starry, Starry Nights | Free Night Hikes & Community Fire

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit

Ever wonder what goes on at night in nature? Join us as we explore the nighttime sights, smells, and sounds on this guided hike at Nature At The Confluence. Night hikers will be encouraged to sharpen their senses to be able to spot signs of animal life and learn more about the inhabitants of the […]

Black Hawk’s View Of History | Featuring Brian Fox Ellis | Time Traveler Series

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit

This program is presented in honor of National Native American Heritage Month. This is a program Of Our “Time Traveler Series” which is supported by a grant from the Greater Beloit Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors.  Brian's performance is brought to the community through the Illinois Road Scholar program. This is a free program for all […]

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