Downtown Beloit Farmer’s Market

The Beloit Farmers Market is one of the oldest and largest farmers markets in Wisconsin and is located in historic downtown Beloit. Get your stamp at the Downtown Beloit Association’s booth located at the intersection of State and Grand. 
Free Oak Sapling Giveaway for Earth Day

Free Oak Sapling Giveaway for Earth Day

Nature At The Confluence celebrates Earth Day with a Free Oak Sapling distribution. Saturday, April 17, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m – Free Oak Sapling Distribution (available while supplies last) Take home a free bare-root Bur Oak, Red Oak, or Swamp...
Planting For Pollinators Party – Join Us!

Planting For Pollinators Party – Join Us!

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...
Bird Hike With Audubon featuring Brian “Fox” Ellis

Bird Hike With Audubon featuring Brian “Fox” Ellis

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 happen to see along the Rock River Birding and Hiking Trail. Peak Spring...
Bird Hike With Audubon featuring Brian “Fox” Ellis

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

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...
Starry, Starry Nights | Free Night Hikes & Community Fire

Starry, Starry Nights | Free Night Hikes & Community Fire

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...
Discover A Bug’s Life with the Bug Lady Morgan Robinson

Discover A Bug’s Life with the Bug Lady Morgan Robinson

Come touch, see and learn about the amazing live bug friends of Bug Lady, Morgan Robinson! This is a “come and go” event, so come any time between 11am-1pm to visit her display of live bugs and chat with Morgan about the bugs in her collection. We’ll...
Wednesday Walkabout – held weekly

Wednesday Walkabout – held weekly

Hit our trails each week for the Wednesday Walkabout at the Confluence Campus, from 10am-12pm. Come when you want, go as far as you like! Get fit, have fun! Bring a friend, your kids, or your pup (on a leash). Stop in the Learning Center afterwards for free water and...
Wednesday Walkabout – held weekly

Wednesday Walkabout – held weekly

Hit our trails each week for the Wednesday Walkabout at the Confluence Campus, from 10am-12pm. Come when you want, go as far as you like! Get fit, have fun! Bring a friend, your kids, or your pup (on a leash). Stop in the Learning Center afterwards for free water and...
Starry, Starry Nights | Free Night Hikes & Community Fire

Starry, Starry Nights | Free Night Hikes & Community Fire

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...
Wednesday Walkabout – held weekly

Wednesday Walkabout – held weekly

Hit our trails each week for the Wednesday Walkabout at the Confluence Campus, from 10am-12pm. Come when you want, go as far as you like! Get fit, have fun! Bring a friend, your kids, or your pup (on a leash). Stop in the Learning Center afterwards for free water and...
Wednesday Walkabout – held weekly

Wednesday Walkabout – held weekly

Hit our trails each week for the Wednesday Walkabout at the Confluence Campus, from 10am-12pm. Come when you want, go as far as you like! Get fit, have fun! Bring a friend, your kids, or your pup (on a leash). Stop in the Learning Center afterwards for free water and...
Detecting the Past – Metal Detecting Adventure for Kids Ages 8+

Detecting the Past – Metal Detecting Adventure for Kids Ages 8+

Time to put your exploration and detecting hat on! In this fun interactive program you’ll learn how to use a metal detector and learn a bit about the amazing history of the confluence land! Then we’ll head out on an exploration to see what treasures we can...
Wednesday Walkabout – held weekly

Wednesday Walkabout – held weekly

Hit our trails each week for the Wednesday Walkabout at the Confluence Campus, from 10am-12pm. Come when you want, go as far as you like! Get fit, have fun! Bring a friend, your kids, or your pup (on a leash). Stop in the Learning Center afterwards for free water and...
Owl Prowl | Free! Confluence Kids Summer Soaring Program

Owl Prowl | Free! Confluence Kids Summer Soaring Program

We’re going on an owl prowl! Join us when we focus on Owls for our theme for this free program for kids ages 4-8. Learn all about owls with our owl-themed story time and fun activities. The cost of this program is $5 per child, but this program is made available...
Cameras At The Confluence – Free!

Cameras At The Confluence – Free!

Join us for an evening at the confluence sharing and learning about the art of photography. The night will be led by experienced photographers willing to teach all ages and skill levels. You can come with anything from a camera to a cell phone, whatever you...
Wednesday Walkabout – held weekly

Wednesday Walkabout – held weekly

Hit our trails each week for the Wednesday Walkabout at the Confluence Campus, from 10am-12pm. Come when you want, go as far as you like! Get fit, have fun! Bring a friend, your kids, or your pup (on a leash). Stop in the Learning Center afterwards for free water and...
Exploring Ecosystems |  A Learn, Make & Take Program for ages 7-10

Exploring Ecosystems | A Learn, Make & Take Program for ages 7-10

Join us to make easy, closed ecosystems in mason jars! We will provide all necessary supplies, as well as snacks and water. Building a closed ecosystem demonstrates symbiotic relationships between plants and insects, as well as the oxygen cycle. We will build our...
Wednesday Walkabout – held weekly

Wednesday Walkabout – held weekly

Hit our trails each week for the Wednesday Walkabout at the Confluence Campus, from 10am-12pm. Come when you want, go as far as you like! Get fit, have fun! Bring a friend, your kids, or your pup (on a leash). Stop in the Learning Center afterwards for free water and...
Exploring Ecosystems |  A Learn, Make & Take Program for ages 7-10

Exploring Ecosystems | A Learn, Make & Take Program for ages 7-10

Join us to make easy, closed ecosystems in mason jars! We will provide all necessary supplies, as well as snacks and water. Building a closed ecosystem demonstrates symbiotic relationships between plants and insects, as well as the oxygen cycle. We will spend some...