Autumn programs at Baltimore Woods Nature Center
Fall has arrived and Baltimore Woods Nature Center has a full calendar of programs and events for visitors in October.
Oct. 14 Autumnal Fairy Festival at Baltimore Woods noon to 4 p.m.
One remarkable day in autumn, when the trees are a flutter with the colors of fall, the enchanted side of Baltimore Woods shimmers through. Fairies, trolls, and other fantastical creatures can be seen and heard frolicking through the forest. All humans and magical beings are invited to meet the fairy queen, explore the enchanted trails, stroll through our labyrinth and make fairy houses in the gardens! Costumes are encouraged and imagination is a must! More details can be found on our website at baltimorewoods.org. $10 members, $15 public. Baltimore Woods is located at 4007 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus, NY 13108. Register online at baltimorewoods.org.
Oct. 20 Star Party: Hello Fall Skies 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Fall skies, with their galaxies and clusters, plus great views of Uranus and Neptune, and maybe a few meteors from the Orionids, which peak about this time every year. Bring a lawn chair to lie back and watch for meteors. Back-up date: October 21. For all ages. $6 members; $9 public. Register online at baltimorewoods.org.
Oct. 21 Autumnal Owl Prowl 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Knock knock! Who’s there? Owls! Owls who? Yes they do! Join us on a mysterious nighttime walk in search of the owls that hang out in Baltimore Woods. Whooo knows what we’ll find? Recommended for ages 8 and up. $6 members; $9 public. Register online at baltimorewoods.org.
Oct. 26 As the Crow Flies 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Feared as symbols of death, revered by religions, cultures, and civilizations as creator of the world, or trickster gods, ravens and crows are so intelligent as to be nicknamed “feathered primates. Join us at The Woods. to learn all this and more about your favorite feathered Corvids. Recommended for ages 10 and up. $6 public; $9 public. Register online at baltimorewoods.org.