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December 2021

Bake Sale December 2 & 3 2021

December 2, 2021 - December 3, 2021
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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We are having a bake sale! During the Poinsettia pick up at the Dahlem Center we are having a bake sale. Please sign up to bring something! Thank you so much for your help! ** Please complete the form below so we know what people with be bringing **

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March 2022

Maple Madness Interpretive Tours

March 19 @ 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Maple Madness Interpretive Tours -- Dahlem’s maple sugaring operation is small but an ideal site to demonstrate the science of collecting maple tree sap and making our favorite tasty maple syrup topping. Sign up for an interpretive guided 1 1/2 hour tour at 10:00 am or 12:00 pm to learn about the history of sugaring, and learn through hands-on STEM activities; how to identify the right trees to tap, how tapping is done, how trees ‘work’, and finally, see the…

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Chocolate Sensation

March 22 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Ella Sharp Museum, 3225 Fourth St
Jackson, MI 49203 United States
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$40

The 4th Annual Chocolate Sensation is sold out! Our premier Spring Benefit Event will be held at Ella Sharp Museum in the Community Room on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2022. Doors open at 5:30 pm. Enjoy delicious delicacies provided by local vendors, listen to a performance by Steve Tucker, participate in a silent auction and raffles, and socialize with fellow friends of Dahlem. To protect our guests we are restricting capacity to 125. SOLD OUT! Thank you for your interest in…

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Explore The Night – The Sweet Science of Maple Syrup @ the Ella Sharp Museum

March 24 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Ella Sharp Museum, 3225 Fourth St
Jackson, MI 49203 United States
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      CANCELLED due to low registration.   Please register for our April 28th program. Sticky, sweet, and can’t be beat – March is a month for maples! Join the Ella Sharp Museum and Dahlem Nature Center to experience the history and science of making maple syrup. Take part in hands-on demonstrations, experiment with sap-tasting, and experience the history and science of turning tree sap to syrup – right here in Jackson! “Explore the Night!” is a collaboration between the…

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April 2022

Earth Day Celebration April 23, 2022

April 23 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Celebrate Earth Day with us on April 23rd from 1-4pm at Sparks Foundation County Park. The event will be near the Cascades Amphitheater and the fishing pond. This is a free family event. Jackson County Conservation District organized and is planning for live music by Kevin Nichols, ARK Animal Encounters, family-friendly activities, Free document shredding, and more. There are many local organizations that will be there, so mark the date and bring the family!  For additional information or to contact…

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Fairy Garden Contest

April 27 - May 1
Jackson School of the Arts, 135 W Cortland St
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Dahlem is proud to host the Fairy Garden Contest for the Jackson School of the Arts Fairy Festival! Build an enchanting miniature garden with fantastical elements to share with everyone who attends JSA's Fairy Festival! Here is what you need to know: Make your garden easy to transport Build your garden on a sturdy base that is 24 inches by 24 inches maximum size There is no access to electricity, so any powered elements will need to be battery powered…

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Fairy Walks 2022

April 28 - April 29
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Dates and Times: April 28 Thursday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm  April 29 Friday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Fee per person:  FREE for members, $5 non-member (free for babies under age 2) Special Offer: sign up online for a new Family Membership and save 10% off the membership fee. Valid for first time members only. For Returning members, subscribe to an annual online membership renewal and get 10% off the membership fee for the first year. Pre-Registration is required…

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Explore the Night Frogs and Toads @ the Dahlem

April 28 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Hop to it – April is all about frogs and toads! Join Dahlem Nature Center and the Ella Sharp Museum for an in-depth exploration of these wetland creatures. First, meet live examples of Michigan’s frogs and toads, and experience rarely-seen pieces of wildlife art from the Andrews Wildlife Collection. Then grab your galoshes and join a frog-hunting hike! Participants will learn to identify frog calls and how to safely catch and release live frogs. “Explore the Night!” is…

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May 2022

Annual Spring Work Bee 2022

May 7 @ 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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It is the perfect time of the year to address any maintenance that is necessary for spring and summer.  This year's Annual Spring Work Bee is on Saturday May 7th, 2022 from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Volunteers please arrive at 8:45 AM to sign in and complete a Health Screening form (for covid-19). Assignments are given out at the start of the day at 9:00 AM. After the work is done we will have a complimentary Thank You picnic…

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Explore The Night – Forestry @ the Ella Sharp Museum

May 19 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Ella Sharp Museum, 3225 Fourth St
Jackson, MI 49203 United States
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      TIMBER! Join the Ella Sharp Museum and Dahlem Nature Center to experience the history and science of forestry on the grounds of the Ella Sharp Museum. Learn how to identify trees in your own backyard, solve the mystery of a local tree that went to space, and explore the surprising connections between Ella and Michigan’s forests. Plus, take part in hands-on activities and demonstrations! “Explore the Night!” is a collaboration between the Ella Sharp Museum and Dahlem…

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