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Our wildlife sanctuaries host exciting special events throughout the year, from seasonal festivals and exhibit openings to special lectures and open houses.

    Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

    Special Event September 4, 11, 18, 25 & October 2, 2016
    Cuttyhunk, MA

    Escape to the unique Elizabeth Islands off the coast of Cape Cod. Discover the windswept landscape of Cuttyhunk and step back into a simpler time. Hike the natural preserves of tiny Penikese Island, known as "the sleeping land out in the water", by the native Wampanoags.

    Audubon Shop

    Special Event Saturday, September 17, 2016

    Join us for the 2016 Optics Fair at the Audubon Shop for exceptional discounts for members on a variety of optics and chat with professionals from Bushnell, Swarovski, Zeiss, and more.

    Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

    Special Event September 24, 2016
    Fall fair pumpkin painting

    Join us for a special day of games, crafts, food, and fun for the whole family at Stony Brook's 38th Annual Fall Fair! Proceeds from ticket sales will go toward supporting Stony Brook’s school, community, and camp programs, and conservation efforts.

    Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

    Special Event September 24, 2016
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    Support Drumlin Farm's leadership in nature-based education and programming for children and adults of all ages and abilities. Drumlin Farm's Partner Chefs will serve delicious tastings using the farm's freshest, seasonal ingredients. 

    Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

    Special Event October 21 & 22, 2016
    Giant carved pumpkin at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
    Giant carved pumpkin at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

    At sundown this Halloween season, Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary will be transformed into a magical forest. Join us for a guided walk along our Halloween trail, home to some interesting creatures that come out just for Halloween.

    Boston Nature Center & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Special Event November 4, 2016
    BNC Bird Hop

    Support urban environmental education by joining us for a night of beer tasting, live music, bird demonstrations, pub food, and more. This is a 21+ event and valid ID will be required.

    Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

    Special Event November 20, 2016
    Trail through the woods at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
    Trail through the woods at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

    Bring your family and friends for a pre-Thanksgiving guided walk on November 20 to discover what is happening in the world of nature as plants and animals prepare for winter.