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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.

    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.

    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! 

    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.

    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!

    Barn full of jack-o-lanterns at Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary

    Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary

    Special Event October 27-29, 2017

    Join us for our 35th Annual Halloween Prowl! This very popular annual event is creative, non-scary and fun—an enchanting evening with many delights, including a barn filled with Jack-o'-lanterns.