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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.

    Carved pumpkins ready for Halloween

    Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

    Special Event October 19, 2018

    Bring a pumpkin to carve and we’ll supply everything else! After we finish carving, we'll play some pumpkin games, enjoy some pumpkin treats, and go for a moonlit stroll to listen for nocturnal wildlife.

    Kids inside giant tire at Farm Day © Abby Cirincione

    Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary

    Special Event October 20, 2018

    It's Mass Audubon’s biggest South Shore celebration of the year! Join us for the 38th Annual Daniel Webster Farm Day, where the sanctuary's grasslands will be transformed into a festival of fall farm fun.

    "Black-billed Cuckoo" by John James Audubon

    Museum of American Bird Art

    Special Event October 22, 2018

    Join MABA Director Amy Montague at the Eustis Estate in Milton for a discussion about the connections between high society Boston, the arts, and the early days of the conservation movement.

    Barn Owl © Peter Sutton

    Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

    Special Event October 24, 2018

    Join Broadmoor at Jack’s Abby Brewery in Framingham for food, locally-brewed beer, and thought-provoking discussions with various experts about their work in the natural world. 

    Jack-o-lantern with tree carving

    Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

    Special Event October 26, 2018

    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 26-28, 2018

    Join us for our 36th 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.