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September 2017

9th Annual Fairy House Festival

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm UTC-4
The Nature Museum, 186 Townshend Rd
Grafton, VT 05146 United States
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Save the date! You won't want to miss this annual fall tradition at The Nature Museum. This popular two-day event is an opportunity for people of all ages to interact directly with the Vermont landscape, expressing their creativity while fostering a deeper relationship with the natural world. Imagination, creativity, fun---and a healthy dose of nature! Don your wings (or pick up a pair at the festival!) Tickets can be purchased in advance on our website. Please spread the word! http://bit.ly/fairy-fest-2017…

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Sport of Kings Day

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC-4
Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS), 6565 Woodstock Road
Quechee, VT 05059 United States
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Lords and Ladies all are invited to celebrate the Sport of Kings—Falconry! Experience the history, language, and traditions of this 3000-year old practice of hunting alongside a trained raptor. Join us for our flighted raptor demonstrations, learn about animal tracking on a forest hike, explore the medicinal plants growing in our meadow, and try your hand at archery. You’ll even meet some modern-day Vermont falconers from New England Falconry in Woodstock. Costumes are encouraged! 10:30 – Songbird Feeding 10:30, 1:00…

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9th Annual Fairy House Festival

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm UTC-4
The Nature Museum, 186 Townshend Rd
Grafton, VT 05146 United States
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Save the date! You won't want to miss this annual fall tradition at The Nature Museum. This popular two-day event is an opportunity for people of all ages to interact directly with the Vermont landscape, expressing their creativity while fostering a deeper relationship with the natural world. Imagination, creativity, fun---and a healthy dose of nature! Don your wings (or pick up a pair at the festival!) Tickets can be purchased in advance on our website. Please spread the word! http://bit.ly/fairy-fest-2017…

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En Plein Air Festival 2017

September 30 @ 10:00 am - October 6 @ 4:00 pm UTC-4
Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS), 6565 Woodstock Road
Quechee, VT 05059 United States
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Come paint with us to celebrate the remarkable beauty and diversity of the Ottauquechee River and the Connecticut River watershed, its surrounding forests and waterways, its vibrant communities, its important message of conservation, and its diverse bird life.

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En Plein Air Festival 2017

September 30 @ 10:00 am - October 6 @ 4:00 pm UTC-4
Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS), 6565 Woodstock Road
Quechee, VT 05059 United States
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Come paint with us to celebrate the remarkable beauty and diversity of the Ottauquechee River and the Connecticut River watershed, its surrounding forests and waterways, its vibrant communities, its important message of conservation, and its diverse bird life.

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Behind the Scenes Tour

September 30 @ 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm UTC-4
Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS), 6565 Woodstock Road
Quechee, VT 05059 United States
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$11.50 Adults; $9.50 Youth (8-17) Additional with general admission to the VINS Nature Center Take a Behind-the-Scenes Tour and learn what it takes to care for the myriad of avian patients and residents of the VINS Nature Center. Your journey will include viewing Rehab-in-Action and touring the ICU, prep areas, and flight cages of the Center for Wild Bird Rehabilitation. Afterwards, explore the Nature Center and attend a Live Bird program. Visit VINS Calendar for Behind-the-Scenes Tour updates. Please call…

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En Plein Air Reception & VINS’ 45th Celebration

September 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm UTC-4
Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS), 6565 Woodstock Road
Quechee, VT 05059 United States
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Spend the evening at VINS to celebrate the opening of the Third Annual en Plein Air Painting Festival and VINS' 45th Anniversary. At this reception, artists and the public will be able to mingle and enjoy food and beverages. A small silent auction will also be displayed for individuals to bid on a variety of artwork. Free and open to the public. Kindly RSVP to Collette Reynolds at [email protected]

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October 2017

Fall Kayak Tour – Presented by VINS and L.L. Bean

October 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC-4

Fall is a beautiful time to get out on the water for a paddle. Join VINS and L.L. Bean for a guided kayak tour on the serene waters of the Connecticut River. Pick up a few paddling pointers from L.L. Bean’s instructors and talk birds and natural history with your VINS guide. Take a quick break to savor some delicious seasonal snacks on Gillman Island and keep an eye out for the bald eagles and other bird life that call…

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VINS’ Sixth Annual Online Auction

October 3 @ 1:00 pm - October 26 @ 4:00 pm UTC-4
Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS), 6565 Woodstock Road
Quechee, VT 05059 United States
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Save the Date! The VINS' Sixth Annual Silent-Online Auction holds great opportunities for everyone as it offers wonderful items ranging from vacation get-aways, arts and pottery, experiences and more! With a fundraising goal of $10,000, VINS hopes to fundraise in support of our mission to motivate individuals and communities to care for the environment through education, research and avian wildlife rehabilitation. More details to come! The link to the auction will be shared the day it starts!

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Behind the Scenes Tour

October 5 @ 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm UTC-4
Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS), 6565 Woodstock Road
Quechee, VT 05059 United States
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$11.50 Adults; $9.50 Youth (8-17) Additional with general admission to the VINS Nature Center Take a Behind-the-Scenes Tour and learn what it takes to care for the myriad of avian patients and residents of the VINS Nature Center. Your journey will include viewing Rehab-in-Action and touring the ICU, prep areas, and flight cages of the Center for Wild Bird Rehabilitation. Afterwards, explore the Nature Center and attend a Live Bird program. Visit VINS Calendar for Behind-the-Scenes Tour updates. Please call…

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