Nature's Night Out 2019

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Saturday August 24

7:00 PM  –  10:30 PM

This year’s Nature’s Night Out is being held Saturday, August 24th, 2019. Let your wild side fly and join us for Creatures of the Night as we celebrate the Center’s mission and native nocturnal wildlife. This year’s event will feature a tricky tray raffle and silent auction, our classic Mystery Pull and wine raffle, entertainment by Becky Boyd and the Groove Train, as well as a delicious menu by Duet Catering, beer provided by Great Lakes Brewing Company and dessert from East Coast Custard.

VIP Admission:

VIP Reception begins at 6:00 p.m.


  • Early entrance to VIP reception at the Center
  • Passed hors d'oeuvres and champagne, along with open bar
  • Exclusive scientific activities 
  • Plus General Admission ticket. Details below.

General Admission:

Party begins at 7:00 p.m.


  • Strolling dinner
  • Open bar featuring wine, Great Lakes Brewing Company beer and two signature cocktails
  • Cups and Cones by East Coast Custard
  • Music by Becky Boyd and the Groove Train
  • Exciting activities including wildlife encounters, science experiments, planetarium access and much more
  • Silent auction and raffles featuring fun experiences and unique items

Raffle Package 1:

Includes 1 Wine Raffle ticket and 10 Tricky Tray Raffle Tickets. $90 value.

Raffle Package 2:

Includes 2 Wine Raffle tickets and 20 Tricky Tray Raffle Tickets. $180 value. 

Wine Raffle:

Enter to win a selection of wine & liquor valued at $750+. Tickets purchased in advance will be held at check-in.

Tricky Tray Raffle:

Try your luck in our new raffle! Simply buy a ticket and deposit it in the raffle bowl of your choosing for a chance to win an exciting item or experience. Packages include salon/spa experiences, fine dining, local theater tickets and more! Tickets purchased in advance will be held at check-in.

Questions? Contact McCall Gorbach-Foster, Development Specialist, at or 440-471-8354