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Gnome & Fairy Day

Prairie Ridge Ecostation for Wildlife Learning
Prairie Ridge Ecostation Saturday, May 4th 9:00am-12:00pm This is a free event for all ages and no registration is required!


Help us celebrate as the gnomes and fairies prepare for the arrival of summer. Come dressed in an outdoor-friendly gnome or fairy costume or decorate yourself at the Outdoor Classroom, then join the Parade of the Prairie Fairies and Roaming Gnomes.

Build gnome and fairy homes.
Create potions and mud pies.
Make gnome hats and fairy wings.
Become a citizen science family.
See bird banding demonstrations.
Discover native pollinators and pond animals.
Make toad abodes.
10am & 11:30am: Live music

10:30am: Story time

11:30am: Parade of Gnomes & Fairies

This is a free event and no registration is required. Trails are natural with uneven surfaces and some hills. Off-road strollers should be fine. Entire program is outdoors so be sure to dress for the weather.

For more information, please contact Jan Weems,, 919.707.9901.