Wiregrass Woodturners Demo

The club meets at Landmark Park in the Alabama Agricultural Building on the first Saturday of each month. These meetings are open to the public and a woodturning demonstration will be held at each meeting. Admission is $4 for adults, $3 for kids and free for park members and members of the Wiregrass Woodturners.

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Victorian Christmas

Join Landmark Park on December 8 from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. for this year’s Victorian Christmas. Sip hot apple cider or hot chocolate while listening to Christmas carols and visiting with Santa. Enjoy old fashioned desserts, arts and crafts, music, wagon rides and handmade decorations. A circuit riding preacher will deliver a holiday message. Admission is free and visitors are encouraged to bring nonperishable food items for donation to the Food Bank.

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Easter Sunrise Service

Dothan Ministerial Union will host the 33rd annual Easter Sunrise Service on April 21 at Landmark Park. The service will begin at 6 a.m. at the gazebo. This is an interdenominational service and is open to everyone. Benches are available but please bring lawn chairs to ensure adequate seating. In the event of rain the service will be held in the Headland Presbyterian Church located adjacent to the gazebo. Admission to the service is free. The park will close immediately after the service and re-open at noon for our regular Sunday hours.

Hummingbird Workshop

On January 19, Fred Basset will present the popular program on Hummingbirds. Bassett is a licensed bird bander specializing in the banding of hummingbirds and is the president of Hummingbird Research. This is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the study and preservation of hummingbirds and neo-tropical migrants. Fred Bassett is known throughout the southeast for his work with the “jewels of the air.” He will share his extensive knowledge of this little bird along with facts about nesting habits, food and caring for the feeders as well as its migration pattern. Click here to register online.

Bluebird Workshop

Dr. Gary Manfready will be back to conduct the Bluebird Workshop on January 12 featuring new and updated information based on the recent findings regarding bluebird populations in recent years. Dr. Manfready is a member of the North American Bluebird Society and has contributed two articles for publication in their quarterly journal. He currently maintains four bluebird trails in Houston and Dale County including the one at Landmark Park and has a total of 75 boxes. His main focus is on population numbers and successful fledgling numbers in diverse environmental habitats. Interpretive Center Auditorium. Click here to register online.

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Astronomy Night

Join Landmark Park for an evening of stargazing on February 1 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Astronomy Night is an exciting and informative program that gives visitors a view of several stars and planets as well as the Orion nebula through telescopes and binoculars on the Gazebo lawn. Staff members will help point out winter constellations and visitors will even get the chance to experience a “starry” hayride and campfire. Nightwalks will take place on the boardwalk. Warm up in the Interpretive Center after stargazing and enjoy snacks and a program in the planetarium where you will get the chance to learn more about the night sky. Planetarium programs are not recommended for children under 5. Space for the event is limited. Reservations and prepayment are required. Admission is $5 for members, $6 for scouts and their leaders in uniform and $8 for nonmembers and free for children 5 and under. Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts are welcome. Astronomy Night meets several requirements for the Astronomy Badge. Click here to register and pay.

A Night at the Park

Landmark Park invites you and your family to experience the Park in a unique way with our 7th annual Night at the Park event. This camping adventure for families features a night walk through the Park, s’mores, and of course camping in tents. Your adventure begins at 4:30 p.m. on May 24 and concludes at 9 a.m. on May 25. The fee for the campout is $20 per person for members and $25 per person for nonmembers. A hamburger and hotdog dinner, s’mores and breakfast are included. Families are responsible for drinks, tents, and sleeping bags. Space for the campout is limited and is taken on a first come, first serve basis. Registration with payment is required to secure your spot and can be made by clicking the button below. Call 334-794-3452 if you need assistance.

 

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