Programs and Events

Events & Programs for the Whole Family!

At Pierce Cedar Creek Institute, we offer year-round programs and special events. Whether we are celebrating the changing of the seasons or offering science programs, we always offer the opportunity for the whole family to join in on the fun! Many of our programs and events are free, although, some special events may have a small fee applied.

Current Events



Holiday Gift Show
Sunday, November 10
11 am – 3 pm

Lunch seating times: 11 am – Noon; 12:15 – 1:15 pm; 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Make your reservation early for the lunch buffet at the 17th Annual Holiday Gift Show.

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Lunch and Learn: Plant Hunters
Friday, November 15
Program: 11 am – Noon and Lunch: Noon – 1 pm

Join Program Coordinator Ellen Holste as she explores the stories behind the unusual and unique plants and the plant hunters who traveled the world in search of them.

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Homeschool Program: Engineering for Extreme Weather
Friday, November 22
1 – 2:30 pm

Students will learn how to build structures that can withstand extreme weather in this engineering-based lesson.

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Dreaming of a Green Christmas
Saturday, December 14
10 am – 2 pm

Learn about environmentally friendly ways to celebrate the holidays, meet sled dogs, make ornaments, create edible gifts for animal friends, and build your own gingerbread house.

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Holiday Brunch
Sunday, December 15
Brunch Seating Times: 11:30 am and 1 pm

Get into the holiday spirit with a traditional brunch favorites, a Christmas concert, a chance to talk to photographers Bob and Mary Meppelink about their exhibit, and a book signing by local author Amy Seymour.

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