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



A Latesummer Night's Green
September 14
6 – 9 pm

Don't miss your chance to attend the 10th annual A Latesummer Night's Green. Our premier fundraising event of the year, A Latesummer Night's Green supports all of the community programs and research opportunities the Institute provides. More information about the event is coming soon. In the meantime, you can buy raffle tickets to help us meet our fundraising goal. This year's raffle prizes are Two Sun Dolphin Capri 10' Sit-On Kayaks and a Northrock XC00 Fat Tire Bike.

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Buy Your Raffle Tickets Today!

Weekday Wanderer
Thursday, August 15
9 – 11 am

Enjoy a stroll and good conversation while exploring the trails with an Institute naturalist. After wandering, enjoy a cup of coffee and relax on the Visitor Center deck.

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Professional Development Training: Conflict Strategies
Wednesday, August 21
8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Lunch is provided.

Be prepared to respond effectively to conflict by identifying techniques and tools to manage challenging situations.

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BioBlitz Hike: Michigan Shrubs
Thursday, August 29
3 – 5 pm

Learn how to identify both small and large shrubs and how they are different from trees.

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

Now seeking applications for vendors at our annual Holiday Gift Show in November. Deadline for applications is August 1.

Application for Approval to Vend




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