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Owl’s Hill Nature Sanctuary: October Events

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Events & Programs Calendar
October 2016


Trailwalkers (Members Only)

October – December
Monday – Friday weekly

Trailwalkers are supporters who donate $250 or more during the year. Our 10 miles of trails are open to you to walk whenever Owl’s Hill is open. Gates are open 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and many times during the weekend. Hiking privileges do not include admission to programs that may be going on during your visit. We will see you on the trails!


Owl Prowl – Children Age 9+; Adults

Friday, October 14, 2016
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Cost: $20/person (includes dinner)
Join Bob English of LEAPS for our annual Owl Prowl night hikes. Come early to enjoy a meal in the Russell Gathering Pavilion then adjourn to the woods for a lesson in naked eye astronomy and calling in wild owls. Will they answer? Dinner is provided. No flashlights please! Must be nine years old to attend. Registration required.


Fall Fairyland – Kids & Families

Saturday, October 15, 2016
1:00pm – 3:00pm
Cost: $10 (Adult + Child) and $7/ Add’l Person
Fairyland is back!  Participants are invited to collect natural materials from the orchards and meadows of Owl’s Hill or purchase special items with “fairy gold” at the Gnome Depot. Pick a spot around Fairyland and create a dwelling fit for a fairy or elf. While visiting, enjoy the natural beauty of our woods. Register Now!


Fall Foliage Hikes – Adults Only

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
1:00pm – 3:00pm
Cost: $7/hiker
Fall is upon us! This series of guided walks is just for adults and allows one to follow the progression of fall at Owl’s Hill. Walks begin promptly at 1:00; reservations suggested. Cameras and binoculars welcome.


Fall Foliage Hikes –Adults Only

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
1:00pm – 3:00pm
Cost: $7/hiker
Fall is upon us! This series of guided walks is just for adults and allows one to follow the progression of fall at Owl’s Hill. Walks begin promptly at 1:00; reservations suggested. Cameras and binoculars welcome.


Enchanted Forest – Kids & Families

Saturday, October 29, 2016
4:00pm – 6:00pm
Cost: $10/person
The woodlands of Owl’s Hill will come alive once again with the Enchanted Forest, which will give families the opportunity to experience a trail adventure that’s fun and educational–not scary.  Along the trail, visitors will meet and learn about misunderstood animals that call the Enchanted Forest their home. The evening includes a hayride, a live animal presentation and refreshments of warm apple cider and marshmallow roasting.

Children and adults are invited to get into the spirit of the season by wearing costumes. Children two and under are free. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required.

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