September 17, 2012 • 10:44:39 a.m.

Autumn on the Prairie

This Saturday, September 15, is the annual Autumn on the Prairie at Nachusa Grasslands.  This year's theme is "Bison on the Horizon." Activities include guided tours of prairie and savannas on foot or by vehicle, horse-drawn wagon rides, live music, kettle corn, raptor demonstrations, woodcarving, atlatl spear throwing, Native American pottery and bead making, butterfly and turtle hunts, a childrenís tent, and more.

Admission is free. The event starts at 10:00am and is located at the Nachusa Grasslands, 4 miles northwest of Franklin Grove on Lowden Road, between Naylor and Stonebarn roads. For a full schedule or more information, please visit


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