Tag Archives: Candlelight Hike Festival

A Schmeeckle Mystery: The Case of the Missing Animals

The Schmeeckle Candlelight Hike Festival took place on Oct. 27. This year’s theme was “A Schmeeckle Mystery: The Case of the Missing Animals.” The festival, which started back in 2005, has taken on many different themes including prehistoric Schmeeckle and underwater Schmeeckle. Emma Phifer, graduate assistant for Schmeeckle Reserve, said, “It is always a challenge to choose a theme. It ... Read More »

Friends of Schmeeckle Reserve Embark On New Amphitheater Project

Friends of Schmeeckle Reserve are in the process of constructing a 200-seat amphitheater which will take the place of the existing campfire and stage area. For many, Schmeeckle is an area to take in nature, relax and attend community events. The Candle Light Hike, which occurred on Oct. 27, is one of the increasingly popular events hosted at the Reserve. ... Read More »

Candlelight Hike Festival

The community Candlelight Hike Festival took place on Nov. 2 at Schmeeckle Reserve and brought in a record turnout of 900 participants, including students from campus and families from the community. The semiannual festival has been held every fall and spring since the winter of 2005 and is free for the public to attend.   Megan Espe, the graduate assistant ... Read More »