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2015 Outdoor Recreation Special Events & Programs

*To register for Programs & Events, please use link(s) provided with Program title or contact the Park Office*

Ongoing:

Saturday Morning Mischief - Free crafts & activities open to the public at Baylor Regional Park Campground Office, 10-11am every Saturday.  

September:

  • 9/2 - Family Full Moon Canoe at Lake Minnewashta Regional Park 6-7:30pm Register Now!
  • 9/3 & 9/10 - Adult Stand-up Paddleboarding & Canoeing at Lake Minnewashta Regional Park 5:30-7:30pm Register Now!
  • 9/8 & 9/29- Youth Survival & Fishing Series at Lake Minnewashta Regional Park 4:15-5:45pm Register Now!
  • 9/12 - Family Canoe at Lake Minnewashta Regional Park 10-11:30am Register Now!
  • 9/12 - Family Archery at Lake Waconia Regional Park 1-2:30pm Register Now!
  • 9/12 - Family Slackline Lesson at Lake Waconia Regional Park 3-4:30pm Register Now!
  • 9/17, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5 - Family Beginner Archery Series at Baylor Regional Park 6-7pm Register Now!
  • 9/15 - Family Archery Night at Carver Park Reserve 5:30-7pm Register Now!
  • 9/17 - Family Archery Night at Lake Minnewashta Regional Park 5:30-7pm Register Now!
  • 9/19 - Family Slackline Lesson at Lion's Park, Victoria 10-11:30am Register Now!
  • 9/19 - Fall Astronomy Day at Baylor Regional Park (MAS Event) 2-10pm Registration not required!
  • 9/22 & 9/23 - Youth Disc Golf & Ultimate Frisbee at Bluff Creek Elementary 3:15-4:45pm Register Now!
  • 9/22 - Family Slackline Demo at Lake Minnewashta Regional Park 5:30-7pm Register Now!
  • 9/26 - Full Moon Canoe at Lake Minnewashta Regional Park 6-7:30pm Register Now!
  • 9/27 - Full Moon Canoe at Baylor Regional Park 6-7:30pm Register Now!
  • 9/27 - MAS Star Party total Lunar Eclipse at Baylor Regional Park 7-11:30pm Registration not required!
  • 9/30 & 10/7 - Youth Archery Series at Lake Minnewashta Regional Park 3:30-5:30pm Register Now!

October:

  • 10/6 - Family Geocaching at Lake Minnewashta Regional Park 5:30-7pm Register Now!
  • 10/10 - 12th Annual Chili Cook-Off at Baylor Regional Park 12:00-4pm Call 952-466-5250 to register!
  • 10/13 - Family Geocaching at Lion's Park in Victoria 5:30-7:30 Register Now!
  • 10/15 - MEA Outdoor Rec Camp at Baylor Regional Park 9am-noon Register Now!
  • 10/15 - MEA Survival Camp at Baylor Regional Park 1pm-3pm Register Now!
  • 10/15 - Family Geocaching at Riverside Park, City of Carver 5:30-7pm Register Now!
  • 10/16 - MEA Outdoor Rec Camp at Lake Minnewashta Regional Park 9am-noon Register Now!
  • 10/16 - Scouting Outing at Lake Minnewashta Regional Park 2:00-5pm Register Now!
  • 10/17 - Family Archery at Lake Minnewashta Regional Park 10:00am-noon Register Now!
  • 10/29 - Spooky Geocaching at Lake Minnewashta Regional Park 5:30-7pm Register Now!
  • 10/30 - Spooky Geocaching at Baylor Regional Park 5:30-7pm Register Now!
  • 10/31 - All Hallow's Eve Halloween Party at Carver County Historical Society, Waconia Noon-3:00pm Learn More!

November:

  • 11/7 - Geocaching for S'mores at Lake Waconia Regional Park 10am-noon Register Now!
  • 11/8 - Indoor Youth Archery at City of Carver Gym 1:00-3pm Register Now!
  • 11/9, 11/16, 11/23 - Indoor Youth Archery Series at Watertown Primary School Register Now!

December:

  • 12/12 - Indoor Youth Archery at Victoria Recreation Center 9:30-11:30am Register Now!

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For more information about any of the scheduled activities or to register for an event contact Carver County Parks at (952) 466-5250.

Onan Observatory Event Information: 
*Public Star Gazing: These events are Fair or Foul weather events, no matter the sky conditions, a program will take place.  Always check the Society's phone message at 952-467-2426 for event updates and last minute, weather-related schedule changes and cancellations.