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Cape Cod and Islands

Jack-o-lantern with tree carving

Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event October 27, 2017

Families are invited to celebrate the Halloween holiday by exploring our delightfully spooky pine forest after dark. You'll be entertained and enlightened by curious creatures from the natural world you'll meet along the way!

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Central Massachusetts

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Connecticut River Valley

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Greater Boston

Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

A reef in Belize (Photo: Joy Marzolf)
Photo: Joy Marzolf

Voyage from the deserts of the southwestern US to the coral reefs of Bali and more. Each themed night offers a location-based buffet dinner and presentation of images in an exotic location. Starts November 2.

Barn owl © Peter Sutton

Blue Hills Trailside Museum

Special Event October 26, 2017

We've all heard stories about animals that go “bump” in the night—but which stories are just make-believe? Join us for a Halloween party and discover some of the truths about nighttime animals!

A witch brewing hot drinks at Drumlin Farm's Tales of the Night

Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event October 26 & 27, 2017

Put on your favorite costume, grab a flashlight, and join us for the silliest, spookiest, and most family-friendly Halloween tradition! Advance registration required.

Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

Boy watering a school garden

Ever try to get your kids to eat carrots? It’s not always easy. But for students in grades K–5 at Somerville public schools, eating carrots is part of the afterschool curriculum thanks to a partnership with Drumlin Farm.

Surprised pumpkin carving for Halloween Prowl

Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event October 26, 2017

Join us to help carve pumpkins into Jack-O-Lanterns for our annual Halloween Prowl. We will have plenty of pumpkins and a few design ideas, but we need your carving expertise! 

Museum of American Bird Art

Front cover of Massachusetts Masterpieces
Cover image: Black-bellied Plover by Melvin G. Lawrence (1870-1932)

Many of the most important birds in the history of decoy-making were made in Massachusetts. In this new, lavishly produced art book, thirty-six never-before-published historical photographs are combined with important, new historical material. 

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North Shore

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South of Boston

Daniel Webster Farm Day 2016

Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event October 21, 2017

It's Mass Audubon’s biggest South Shore celebration of the year! Join us for the 37th Annual Daniel Webster Farm Day, where the sanctuary's grasslands will be transformed into a festival of fall farm fun.

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