WAUPUN — The music of John Denver is like an old friend, outlasting trends and standing the test of time. Hearing the first few notes of “Rocky Mountain High” or singing along to “Take Me Home, Country Roads” brings us back to a time when life was simpler and memories were cherished.
On Saturday, Marsh Haven Nature Center is paying tribute to those good times by bringing musician Jim Curry and his band for a 7 p.m. concert presenting Denver’s music at the Prairie Theater at the University of Wisconsin-Fond du Lac, 400 University Drive, Fond du Lac. Concert tickets are $20 and are available at hometowntickets.com or at Marsh Haven.
Everyone is invited to participate in An Evening of Music and Nature, a free family-friendly event starting at 5 p.m. in the Commons area at UW-FDL, where attendees will meet some of Marsh Haven’s educational raptors, and other animal ambassadors, make a milkweed seed ball and take home seeds to help pollinators, collect resources on providing nest boxes for the declining cavity nesting birds and discover ways to share the message of caring for the earth and each other.
All proceeds from the evening, including a silent auction, will benefit the nature education programs.