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Naturalist Marianne discusses our wintery White-Tails

Date: 1/04/2018

In our neck of the woods and at this time of year, White-Tailed Deer are everywhere. For January, Russell Lands On Lake Martin Naturalist Marianne Hudson takes us deeper into their world and habits, and provides some tips for attracting them to or repelling them from your property.

Russell Forest Run 5K & 10K February 24 [video]

Date: 1/04/2018

When Russell Forest Run participants are asked to share their favorite part of the run is, we always get a handful of different answers. Most of them say they love the after party in The Stables at Russell Crossroads. Of course, the die-hard runners say, “the toughness of the course,” and rounding out the list is, “the Finish Line.”

Peirano Estate Wine Dinner – SpringHouse

Date: 12/08/2017

**Due to circumstances beyond our control this Wine Dinner has been canceled!** Peirano Estate Wines will be here Friday, December 8 to feature their wines paired with Chef Rob’s southern-inspired cuisine. Space for this dinner is very limited. Chef Rob and Daniel Goslin are currently developing the best tasting menu for Peirano’s wines, and a […]

Wildlife Presentation – Naturalist Cabin

Date: 11/11/2017

Meet the one critter that’s on everyone’s Thanksgiving guest list. A LIVE TURKEY of the domestic variety will be at the Naturalist’s Cabin for some serious turkey talk. In addition to the bird of honor, an assortment of items left behind by the Eastern Wild Turkey will be available for handling and instruction. Turkeys have […]

Naturalist Marianne “Talkin’ Turkey” in November

Date: 11/09/2017

Russell Lands On Lake Martin Naturalist Marianne Hudson will be having fun this month with the one critter that’s on everyone’s Thanksgiving guest list—live turkeys! She’ll also be guiding a nature hike through the glory of autumn in Russell Forest.

Santa, Art Bazaar and more at Christmas at Crossroads

Date: 11/09/2017

After all of the toil of Thanksgiving, reward yourself by stepping into the charm and sparkle of the Christmas season. Rather than fight the crowds of Black Friday shoppers, plan for a much happier day at Russell Crossroads.

Fall Family Festival – MOVED to Cole’s Shop

Date: 10/28/2017

Kids of ALL ages find something fun to do at The Fall Family Festival at Russell Crossroads!

Creepy Critters – Naturalist Cabin @ Russell Crossroads

Date: 10/14/2017

All of nature is equally amazing and valuable, but the truth is: some critters give us the creeps. This month, October 14th, 21st, and 28th, stop by the Naturalist’s Cabin to see some specimens that are apt to cause a chill. Some will have eight legs and some will have none, but all will be […]

Fall Family Festival Coming October 28

Date: 10/12/2017

LOCATION CHANGED due to weather! Make sure you bring the entire family down for a morning filled with FUN! The Fall Family Festival is also a learning experience. We will have our working grist mill and a blacksmith in the Blacksmith Shop. So, make plans to be there! Yes, there is a charge, but it’s only $25 per family.