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Fall Fest at the Nature Station

Fall Fest at the Nature Station

Fall Fest is all about the critters that spend the fall preparing for winter, including an "opossum crawl" obstacle course, at the Woodlands Nature Station at Land Between the Lakes. Photo provided by LBL.

Woodlands Nature Station will host Fall Fest on Saturday, November 3, from 10 am - 4 pm. Nature Station admission is $5 ages 13 and up, $3 ages 5-12, free for ages 4 and under.

Fall Fest 2018’s theme, “Workin’ for the Winter!” will focus on local critters that do not migrate and spend the fall preparing for winter. There will be games and activities for all ages to learn about these hard workers. Enjoy hayrides, live craft demonstrations and music, and games to celebrate these industrious animals.

“This is an excellent opportunity for the whole family to enjoy the fall season and participate in outdoor programs and activities,” says Tim Johnson, Naturalist at Woodlands Nature Station.

Hayrides are 40-minutes long, $2 per person, and leave regularly throughout the day. See if you can spot any animals preparing for winter!

Fall Fest activities ongoing throughout the day include:
· Visits with Smokey Bear
· Seasonal Hayrides
· Chainsaw Carving Demonstrations with local craftsman Justin Driver
· Handcrafted Willow Furniture Making with local craftsman Justin
· Fall Nature Craft: Animal Assembly Line
· Opossum Crawl Obstacle Course

Additional programming includes:

12-12:45 pm - Fall Music Concert: Brio String Ensemble
1:00 pm – Flint Napping Demonstration with Rob Smith, local craftsman and historian
1:30 - 2 pm - Winter Preppers
2 - 2:45 pm - Fall Music Concert: Brio String Ensemble
3 - 3:30 pm - Puppet Show: The Mighty Tree

Call 270.924.2299 or visit www.landbetweenthelakes.us for more information.

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