Oct. 28 — Fall Night Scavanger Hunt and Campfire at Devil’s Lake State Park in Baraboo. Activities includes glow-in-the-dark ring toss and a marshmallow launching contest. Event takes place from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the park’s Nature Center. For information, contact Sue Johansen at 608-356-8301 ext. 140 or Susan.Johansen@wisconsin.gov.
Oct. 28 — Statewide muskrat season opens through March 4. … Mink season in the north, south and Winnebago zones opens through March 5.
Oct. 28 — Birding Old Marsh Road at the Horicon National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center in Mayville, from 9-10:30 a.m. Take a half-mile guided hike to view birds in an area of the refuge that is only open seasonally. Meet at the Egret Trail boardwalk parking lot off of the refuge auto tour. For information, call 920-387-2658 ext. 124.
Oct. 31 — Lake trout season closes on waters of Green Bay and Lake Michigan and their tributaries. … Deadline to purchase Lake Winnebago system sturgeon spearing licenses.
Nov. 4 — Autumn Open House at the Horicon National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center in Mayville, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Musical performances by children’s artists Ken Lonnquist and Dave Adler at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Also includes nature crafts and activities. For information, call 920-387-2658 ext. 124.
Nov. 6 — Wild Game Sausage Workshop at the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center in Horicon, from 6-8:30 p.m. UW-Madison professor Dr. Jeff Sindelar will explain how popular sausages are made and will offer tips for making them in your home. Program costs $20 and registration is required. For information, or to register call 920-387-7893.
Nov. 7 — Dells Rifle Club Fall Gun and Sporting Collectibles Show, from 4-10 p.m. at Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells. Admission is $5. Tables are available for $15. For information, contact Adam Watson at 608-697-0664.
Nov. 13 – The Baraboo chapter of Kids and Mentors Outdoors (KAMO) will hold its monthly meeting at Rivers Edge Pub & Grub on County Highway A in Wisconsin Dells, beginning at 7 p.m. All members and anyone interested should attend. For information contact Greg Wagner at 608-477-0641.