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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.

    Humpback Whale fluke at Stellwagon Bay © Jordan Kanes

    Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

    Special Event February 27, 2019

    Join us at Cape Cod Beer to learn about the Cape's fascinating wildlife while enjoying some locally-crafted brews. February's topic is "Learning About Whales by Eavesdropping on Their Songs."

    Guianan Cock-of-the-rock © Tanguy Deville

    College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

    Special Event March 3, 2019

    The theme of this year's event is The Beauty of Birds, and it will focus on the aesthetic and behavioral role of "beauty" in birds—and how beauty may not function in the ways we assume.

    "Tap Into Nature" event logo

    North River Wildlife Sanctuary

    Special Event March 19, 2019

    Join us at Stellwagen Beer Company for an evening of local beer, live music, swing dancing, games, and camaraderie—all in support of our educational programs in South Shore schools.

    Sheep at Woolapalooza

    Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

    Special Event March 30, 2019

    Celebrate the coming of spring at our annual festival featuring all things sheep! Meet our new lambs, watch sheep shearing demos, shop items created by local fiber artisans, and much more.