2017 Events

For a printable list of the 2017 Events, click HERE.

To host a booth at any event, click HERE.

CREASEY COUNTRY FAIR
A Fundraiser for the Forest Friends Playground
Friday, May 12, 2017
6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Safe Harbour Arena Barn in Goshen
In Advance: $15/person, $25/couple
Limited ticket sales at door: $20/person
To buy tickets, please visit our Eventbrite site HERE.

The Creasey Country Fair is a brand new event to raise funds for the Forest Friends Playground! This adult-only event features the fantastic country party band – Artie Dean Harris and Bourbontown. You’ll enjoy country fair-type games and activities, four delicious food trucks, a cash bar, a cake walk, fantastic raffles, auction items and much more.

To buy tickets, please visit our Eventbrite site HERE.
To offer a raffle item for this event, click HERE.

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Spring Family Campout – It is getting close, register soon.
Saturday, May 27, Overnight to
Sunday, May 28

Click HERE for application.

Spend the night at the Nature Preserve! Guests will learn about camping, cooking over the fire pit and receive a special night session of star-gazing with the Louisville Astronomy Society. Dinner and breakfast are included in the price. Limit of 40 campers, so register early (before May 18) and receive a discount. Rain or shine, no rain date.

 

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Nature Camp I 2016 – Camps are filling up, register soon.
Tuesday, June 13 to Friday, June 16,  9 a.m. – 2 p.m.   Register Early!!

Join us for 4 days of fun! Hiking, nature crafts, tie dye, games – every day is an adventure. Campers entering 1st grade to 6th grade will enjoy nature packed days.

Click HERE for application for week I.

Nature Camp II 2016 – Camps are filling up, register soon.
Monday, June 26 to Thursday, June 29, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Register Early!!

Join us for 4 days of fun! Hiking, nature crafts, tie dye, games – every day is an adventure. Campers entering 1st grade to 6th grade will enjoy nature packed days.

Click HERE for application for week II.

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Family Fun Day and Forest Friends Playground Celebration
Sunday, July 16,  11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
(Rain date – July 23)
FREE Event, Donations encouraged

Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve and Louisville Family Fun are hosting this popular summertime event created especially for kids and their families! It features activities at every booth, Papa John’s Pizza, ice cream contests from Valley Dairy Freeze and face painting with Kid’s Canvas. We will also be doing a ribbon cutting ceremony for Phase I of the Forest Friends Playground, and raising funds for Phase II.

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Pet Day “WoofStock” & Butterfly Day
Saturday, August 5 ,  10 a.m. – 2 p.m. (Proposed Dates)
FREE, Donations encouraged

Co-hosted by the Goshen Animal Clinic – everyone with a pet is invited (on leash and bring pick-up bags, please). Pet adoptions, pet-friendly booths, and lunch treats. On the same day, visitors can learn about butterflies with expert Corinne Mastey, who will show how to catch and release live butterflies!

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Fall Family Campout
Saturday, September 23, Overnight to Sunday, September 24 (Proposed dates)

Spend the night at the Nature Preserve! Guests will learn about camping, cooking over the fire pit and share in a special presentation. Dinner and breakfast are included in the price. Limited capacity of 40 campers, so register early and receive a discounted price. Rain or shine – no rain date.

Click HERE for application.

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THE HAUNTED HIKE! Sunday, October 1,   3 p.m. – 9 p.m
(Rain date – Oct 8)
Fantasy Kiddie Trail & Fun Haunted House – 6$/person
Inflatable Party Zone – $5/child

The Haunted Hike offers Halloween fun for the entire family! This kid-friendly event features a half-mile Fantasy Kiddie Trail with lots of candy, Harvest Hay Village, Inflatable Party Zone, a comic Haunted House, jungle hayrides, treat stations, and fun activities for the entire family. The Haunted House will be open from 5 – 9 p.m., but all other activities will be from 3 – 9 p.m.

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15th Annual Nature of Christmas in Goshen
Saturday, December 2,   12 – 3 p.m. (Rain date – Dec 9)
FREE, Donations encouraged

A thank you to our friends and community for a terrific year! Free food, artisans and gift booths, crafts, hayrides, music, and Santa & Mrs. Claus with gift bags and treats.

Thank you to our wonderful annual sponsors!

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