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Picnics & Family Reunions

Picnics & Family Reunions

Indoor & outdoor options with room to roam!

The Williams R. Loewenberg Visitor Center’s expansive windows and large decks offer panoramic views of the lake. The entire upper level seats 200, with a maximum of 250. Individual event spaces inside this building include:

  • The Learning Center has windows and balconies overlooking the lake. This room also features a retractable wall that can separate this room into two equal-sized rooms. It accommodates up to 120 people seated at round tables, 150 people lecture style, or  100 people with dance floor.
  • The Observation Porch overlooking the lake has fieldstones floors and a built in field stone bench. It is just off the Exhibit Gallery and accommodates up to  40 people seated at round tables, or 50 theater style.
  • The Cork Area , located between the Learning Center and Exhibit Gallery, also features tall windows and a balcony overlooking the lake. It accommodates up to 40 people seated at round tables, 90 theater style or 80 guests standing  around bistro tables
  • The Green Room, located just off the Lobbyhas verdant hand painted murals of trees & rolling hills and a coffered wood ceiling.  It accommodates up to 40 people seated at round tables or 65 theater/lecture  style.

Use of the large catering kitchen with prep tables, commercial warming ovens & refrigerator, ice machine, and a three-compartment sink are included with Visitor Center rentals. 

Davidson Special Events Pavilion

This beautiful open-air facility located on the forest edge features a massive fieldstone fireplace, serving kitchen, restrooms and 18 picnic tables.  Lawns on the north and south sides of the Pavilion are available for use during your event for ceremonies and extra seating. 

The Davidson Pavilion seats 108 guests at picnic tables, or 120 at round tables if you select that option.