Winter Wildlife Celebration features indoor/outdoor activities

Saturday, Jan. 19, 10 a.m.—QUECHEE— VINS invites all to the Winter Wildlife Celebration being held Saturday, Jan. 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Celebrate the wildlife of winter at the VINS Nature Center with a fun-filled day of family activities! All activities are included with general admission.

In the morning, join knowledgeable educators to explore exhibits and trails with interactive guided tours and talks.

The celebration continues in the afternoon with outdoor and indoor games, crafts, and activities that challenge visitors of all ages in their winter adaptation skills.

Finish the day by a warm campfire and enjoy refreshments. Snow or no, it’s sure to be a great way to discover the wonders of wildlife in winter.


10:30-11 a.m.:Story time: meet a turtle

11-11:45 a.m.: Snakes Don’t Wear Sweaters program: reptiles in winter

11-11:45 a.m.: Guided snowshoe hike

11 a.m.-3 p.m.: Wildlife feeders craft and coloring

12-12:45 p.m.: Project FeederWatch birding workshop

12-1:30 p.m.: Build a nest box

12-2 p.m.: Winter games – Hidden Snow Creatures, Ice Cube Hunt, Otter Bowling

12:30-1:15 p.m.: Raptor enclosure tour

1-1:45 p.m.: PBS nature film screening

2-2:45 p.m.: Raptors in winter

2:45-3:15 p.m.: Raptor feeding time

3:15-4 p.m.: Campfire and refreshments

VINS is located at 149 Nature’s Way, Quechee. For info, visit vinsweb.org.

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