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Programs at Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve

News posted Jan. 10, 2018 - 3:40 pm

The preserve offers something for everyone this winter. Come explore!

Nature Sketching
Spend a relaxing afternoon building your nature journaling skills by sketching at the farmhouse. Staff will provide a variety of natural items for study, or you can observe nature in action through the farmhouse windows. Light refreshments will be provided. Basic nature journaling instruction and supplies will be provided. Advance registration is required.
Sunday, January 28. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. #215885
Age: 16 years and up. $4 per person.

Winter Stories at the Farmhouse: Owls
Get snug in the farmhouse and listen to a nature story. We’ll explore nature items and make a themed craft. Advance registration is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adults attend free.
Tuesday, January 30. 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. #215881.
Age: Three to five years. $2 per child.

Bamboo Harvest and Craft
Learn about some cool projects that can be made with bamboo as we work to remove non-native bamboo from the preserve. We will have a bamboo craft project as well as an opportunity to take some bamboo home for your own project ideas. Tools and gloves provided. Advance registration is required for this program.
Sunday, Feb. 11. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. #215888.
Age: 16 years and up. Free.

Starry Nights
Winter nights are often crisp, clear and full of stars. Join us at the farmhouse for a fun evening of constellation cookie decorating, star stories and a starry craft. Once the sky is dark we will bundle up to head outside for some stargazing. Advance registration is required for this program. Adults must accompany children. Adults and children must register and pay the program fee.
Saturday, Feb. 17. 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. #215890
Age: Three years and up. $6 per person.

Winter Stories at the Farmhouse: Deer
Get snug in the farmhouse and listen to a nature story. We will explore nature items and make a themed craft. Advance registration is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adults attend free.
Tuesday, Feb. 20. 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. #215883.
Age: three to five years. $2 per child.

Winter Bird Walk
Enjoy a beautiful morning on this easy-paced bird walk at Horseshoe Farm. We will likely see birds that frequent meadows and forests as we make our way around the unique habitats at Horseshoe Farm. Advance registration is required.
Saturday, Feb. 24. 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. #215917
Age: 12 years and up. Free.

Where

  • Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve
  • 2900 Horseshoe Farm Road
  • Raleigh, NC 27587

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