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Autrey Mill Wild Weekend set for April 28

April 02, 2018

Autrey MillAutrey Mill Nature Preserve welcomes residents and visitors to Wild Weekend ​on Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This annual family event encourages all to “take a walk on the wild side,” and features an assortment of games, activities, and nature crafts.

Farmer Sue from the Art Barn will be there with “a whole heap of her barnyard critters.” The “Bubble Creation Station” is back by popular demand and draw ing attention to the wonderment of bubbles in nature.  “Creature Features” will introduce visitors to an amazing array of reptiles, while the “What’s Bugging You?” station will highlight beneficial bugs like butterflies, ladybugs, and the praying mantis. 

The event also welcomes Ken Barr and his students to Autrey Mill. Ken’s students will play acoustic sets on the hour.

There is no pre-registration for this event. The fee per guest is $10 or $5 with an Autrey Mill Family Level Membership.

On the evening of April 28, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., adults are invited to celebrate  “Butterflies, Botanicals, and All Things Wild About Autrey Mill.”  The evening’s festivities include a wide variety of local food and beverages, entertainment including a live band, a silent auction, and much more. 

The cost is $25 per person and tickets are limited.  Ticket price includes entry to the event, dinner and desserts from local establishments, an assortment of beverages, and two beer/wine tickets.   A cash bar will be available.

Funds raised by the event will help expand educational programming and services, add animal ambassadors to our collection. and much more.