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