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Holiday Bazaar

Dec 7, 2014 10:30 am - 3 pm

Monona, WI
Looking for unique, one-of-a-kind holiday gifts while supporting local artisans and a good cause?

Visit the 4th annual Aldo Leopold Nature Center’s Holiday Bazaar!

This year’s bazaar features over 25 local, sustainable artists and vendors in a festive, holiday atmosphere.

Warm up in front of a roaring fire and enjoy your shopping experience in a beautiful, natural setting.

Take home fresh, holiday baked goods and treats from local bakeries and farms including organic fruit toppings, heirloom popcorn, giant hand-pulled candy canes, chocolates, apple butter, homemade Norwegian lefse & rosettes, specialty honeys and squeeky cheese curds to name a few!

Peruse and sample delicious food from local sustainable businesses including Wheatfield Hill Organics (as featured on WPT’s Around the Farm Table), LaVon’s Lefse, Melli Chocolates, Sassy Sauces, The River Bakery and Echo Valley Farms.
Be sure to stop by the Aldo Leopold Nature Center’s Gift Shop for a host of educational and nature-inspired gifts – Science kits, Leopold benches (adult & kid size), American Girl books, guides & journals, jewelry, Chala hand bags & purses, naked bee organic lotions & sunscreen, hand-crafted walking sticks, wooden puzzles and more! Holiday gift bags ready to go – makes your shopping easier than ever…all for a great cause!

All vendors have donated an item for our silent auction with all funds raised going to support children's programming at ALNC! Come, bid on these generously-donated items and enjoy the day while getting some great deals!
Purchase products from local artisans such as hand-made soaps, jewelry, nature photography, art, hand woven scarves, felted wool mittens, upcycled clothes, wooden creations, alpaca wear, and so much more for all the people on your holiday lists!

Visit us on the web at for Vendors and more info!

608 221-0404

Yoga For Good – Evening Yoga Class at ALNC

Oct 29, 2014 - Dec 17, 2014 6 pm to 7 pm

Aldo Leopold Nature Center, 330 Femrite Dr, Monona, WI 53716
Join us for an invigorating yoga class at the beautiful Aldo Leopold Nature Center every Wednesday evening from October 29 to December 17! This gentle yoga class, suitable for all levels (ages 10 and up), will be taught by instructor Meg Wambach, in the Nature Center’s Nature Classroom, with the beautiful native prairie as a backdrop. From her website,

“We teach a multi-style discipline designed so that all people can experience the numerous benefits of a personalized yoga practice. It is based on the philosophy that yoga is for everyone, not just those who are physically flexible, healthy, and free of injury or medical conditions. It is taught with fun and gentle guidance, and in a non-intimidating manner. From gentle & therapeutic classes, or athletic & dynamic classes … and anything in between. we teach with the FYB philosophy, “The Person, Not The Pose”®.“

The class will take place on Wednesdays from 6 pm to 7 pm.
First session is October 29th, last session is December 17th. Join us for one or more weeks, or the full session!

Full Winter Session Cost: $60 for ALNC Members; $75 for non-Members.

Drop-Ins will be welcomed; individual classes are $12 per session, payable at ALNC before class or online using the button below.

Fee includes a donation to the Nature Center’s educational programs.
Free parking onsite; please bring your own yoga mat.

Class size is limited to 25; so please call (608) 221-0404 x.0

Sierra Muñoz