Prairie Partner Activities
Nature Photo Contest
Fishing & Hunting
Donors & Donations
Take only Memories. Leave only Footprints. Thank You Very Kindly.
Schedule of Events
23th Annual Prairie Day
September 18, 2021
10:00 a.m. - Opening with outside exhibits including the American Indian Exhibit*, the Conservation Police Wildlife Exhibit, Park Amenities and the Gift Shop in Center.
10:30 a.m. -
Scales and Tales with Beth Wagner
First Prairie Wagon Ride (Reservation booth on patio in front yard.
Everyone must have a ticket to ride. No prior reservations accepted.)
Exelon Representative will join the Ticket Sales Table to say Hello to everyone.
11:00 a.m. - Food Tent opens in Front yard.
12:00 noon - Second Prairie Wagon Ride. Have your tickets ready.
12:30 p.m. - Coal Black Exotics with Bill Bradley (Auditorium)
1:15 p.m. - Third Prairie Wagon Ride. Have your tickets ready.
2:00 p.m. - "Grundy
County Weather" by the Illinois Storm Catchers with Nick Barlith.
(Food Tent closes at 2:00 p.m.)
2:30 p.m. -
Fourth Prairie Wagon Ride. Have your tickets
Drawing for the Prairie Partner Homemade Lap Quilt.
3:00 p.m. - 24th Annual Prairie Day comes to a Close.
*As crowds gather in the American Indian Museum area Mr. Aiello will offer opportunities
to make Dream Catchers, also Indian Dances.