Stop by Crossroads at Big Creek (crossroadsatbigcreek.org) to enjoy several fall events.
The Junior Nature Club will meet Oct. 22, 10 am, to study leaves. This free, weekly program helps introduce preschool children to the wonders of nature.
Then at 4 pm on Oct. 22, join the naturalist for a gentle walk through the Big Creek Preserve to enjoy the autumn foliage.
Habitat Healers will meet Oct. 23, 9:30-11:30 am, and continue to meet through the end of October. Volunteers of all ages are invited to help with land-restoration efforts, and instruction, equipment, gloves, cookies and lemonade will be provided. Habitat Healers volunteers have planted 4,000 trees and shrubs so far this year, in addition to helping with invasive-species mitigation.
At 2 pm on Oct. 23, attend “The Science of Archaeology,” presented by Robert Jeske, a UW-Milwaukee professor emeritus, as part of the Wisconsin Science Festival. He will discuss the ways modern archaeologists use sophisticated scientific instruments and technology to learn about the past.
Masks are recommended inside the buildings at Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St. in Sturgeon Bay.