HawkWatch Festival & Green Bazaar 11-5 Sept. 27-28, Greenwich

Sep 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Story

Enjoy this exciting two-day nature festival at Audubon’s sanctuary in northern Greenwich – a celebration of the annual hawk migration passing overhead at Audubon Greenwich’s “Quaker Ridge Hawk Watch.” Enjoy live animal shows, nature-themed games, environmental exhibits, and visit and learn from a wide variety of eco-friendly vendors exhibiting on-site.

SPECIAL EVENTS:

Live “Birds of Prey” Shows @ 1 & 3 pm (Hawk Watch Lawn)

Saturday: Talons: A Bird of Prey Experience

Sunday: Bill Robinson’s Famous Wildlife Lectures

Cyril the Resourcerer’s Magic Show @ 2 p.m. (Hawk Watch Lawn)

Rehabilitated Raptor Release by “Wildlife In Crisis” @ 4:15 pm (Back Patio)

PLUS LOADS OF ACTIVITIES THROUGHOUT THE DAY: 

Greenwich - 2010 hawk festival with LugerBalan and hawk

~ Enjoy kid-friendly, nature-themed games, crafts and outdoor activities!

~ Meet live animals with New Canaan Nature Center & Critter Caravan!

~ Ride a one-of-a-kind Solar Carousel by The Homespun Merry-Go-Round!

~ Use Audubon’s “Festival Passport” to tour the grounds and win prizes!

~ Shop ‘green’ from ‘eco-friendly vendors’ & the Audubon Greenwich Nature Store!

~ Visit exhibits and talk with conservation organizations from the region!

~ Join the ‘Honey Harvest’ and help spin honey from the combs in the Red Barn!

~ Feast on great food & refreshment from Cafe Bon, Annie Bananie’s Ice Cream, and more!

~ Hike to Indian Spring Pond to learn about frogs and the tiny creatures that call it home!

Young person enjoying the annual Hawk Festival at Audubon Greenwich
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The live bird shows are the highlight of this two-day festival! Be sure your make it for the 1 or 3 p.m. shows!

~ Witness migrating hawks from lawn, the home of the Quaker Ridge Hawk Watch site!

~ Or stroll through Audubon’s meadows, ancient apple orchard, and enjoy the solitude of a hike to Mead Lake!

All proceeds support the National Audubon Society’s mission & nature sanctuaries in Greenwich

Festival Admission:

Audubon Members:  $7 per person (children 3 years & under can enjoy the Festival for free)

Non-Members: $10 per person  (children 3 years & under can enjoy the Festival for free)

For more on this story, visit: 16th Annual “HawkWatch Festival & Green Bazaar” | Greenwich.

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