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Sheep Shearing & Herding

Sat., May 25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun., May 26, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
802-457-2355
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Young farmhands watch as Southdown ewes get haircuts and border collies herd sheep in the fields. Fiber and hands-on carding demos and tours of the operating dairy farm round out the day. regular museum admission, $4-16; free for children under 3.
Billings Farm & Museum Rt 12 & Old River Rd, Woodstock Windsor (map)
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Bird-Monitoring Walk

Last Saturday of every month, 7:30 a.m. Continues through Aug. 31
802-434-2167
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Eagle-eyed participants bring binoculars to search the museum's property for fluttering feathers, followed by coffee. Best for adults and older children. donations welcome; preregistration encouraged.
Birds of Vermont Museum 900 Sherman Hollow Road, Huntington Chittenden (map)
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Raptors in Residence

Saturdays, 1-1:30 p.m. and Tuesdays, Thursdays, 1-1:30 p.m. Continues through Sept. 19
802-985-8686
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The mysteries surrounding birds of prey are revealed as visitors come face-to-face with live feathered creatures. regular museum admission, $5-8; free for children under 3.
Shelburne Farms 1611 Harbor Rd., Shelburne Chittenden (map)
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National Trails Day

Sat., June 1, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
802-359-5000
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Get off the beaten path! On this national day of advocacy and trail service, hikers of all ages take guided treks with a naturalist at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., meet animal ambassadors and enjoy the nature center's exhibits. regular museum admission, $14.50-16.50; free for children under 4.
Vermont Institute of Natural Science 149 Natures Way, Quechee Windsor (map)
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Family Science Play Day

Sat., June 1, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
802-864-1848
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ECHO teams up with Let's Grow Kids for a hands-on discovery day for all, including giant blocks, an enormous wind tunnel, bubble play and Kibo programmable robots. regular museum admission, $11.50-14.50; free for members and children under 3.
ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain 1 College Street, Burlington Chittenden (map)
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Grand Isle Family Fishing Festival

Sat., June 8, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
802-372-3171
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Kids and adults alike get "hooked" on the joys of angling and have a chance to reel in a trout. The Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife offers instruction on knot tying, fish ID, casting, cleaning fish and lure-making — and satisfies hungry anglers with a fish cookout.
Ed Weed Fish Culture Station 14 Bell Hill Rd., Grand Isle Grand Isle (map)
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Vermont Days

Sat., June 8 and Sun., June 9
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Green Mountain State parks and historic sites kick off summer with two days of free admission and on-site activities. No license required for fishing on Saturday.
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Nestlings Find Nature

Second Tuesday of every month, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Continues through Oct. 8
802-434-2167
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What is pollination? Junior naturalists explore the world of these tiny working creatures through observation, crafts and hands-on activities. Ages 4-8. regular museum admission, $3.50-7; free for children under 3.
Birds of Vermont Museum 900 Sherman Hollow Road, Huntington Chittenden (map)
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Father's Day Fishing Derby

Sun., June 16
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Anglers and their pops aim for trophies after a morning by the water. Lunch available for a minimal fee. Arrive by 8 a.m. to register. Ages 5-14.
Chittenden County Fish and Game Club 1397 Wes White Rd., Jonesville Chittenden (map)
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Summer Campfire with Outreach for Earth Stewardship

Mon., June 17, 6:30-8 p.m.
802-985-8686
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Families have fun around flickering flames and meet a special winged guest. Ages 5 and up. $5-6; preregister.
Shelburne Farms 1611 Harbor Rd., Shelburne Chittenden (map)
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Dairy Celebration Days

Sat., June 22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun., June 23, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
802-457-2355
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In celebration of dairy month, farm visitors learn about all things milk, through demonstrations and programs around cows, sheep and goats. regular museum admission, $4-16; free for children under 3.
Billings Farm & Museum Rt 12 & Old River Rd, Woodstock Windsor (map)
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Summer Campfire with Abenaki Chief Don Stevens

Fri., June 28, 6:30-8 p.m.
802-985-8686

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Families gather around flickering flames with Abenaki Culture with Chief Don Stevens of the Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk-Abenaki Nation, who shares stories, artifacts, drumming, songs and culture of the Abenaki people. $5-6; preregister.
Shelburne Farms 1611 Harbor Rd., Shelburne Chittenden (map)
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BugFest!

Sun., June 30, 2-10 p.m.
802-229-6206
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This summer shindig celebrates the tiny world in all its amazing forms — witness weird and wacky caterpillars, build homes for native bees, learn about pollinator gardening from the Vermont Garden Journal's Charie Nardozzi, chase fireflies in the moonlight and enjoy a wide range of kid-centered activities. All ages. donations accepted; Jamaican food available for purchase.
North Branch Nature Center 713 Elm St., Montpelier Washington (map)
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Incredible Insect Festival

Sat., July 6, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
802-359-5000
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Nature fans navigate the lives of these amazing creatures through hands-on activities, demonstrations, story and crafts. In the Caterpillar Lab, expert Sam Jaffe introduces eager guests to multiple live critters. regular museum admission $14.50-16.50; free for children under 4.
Vermont Institute of Natural Science 149 Natures Way, Quechee Windsor (map)
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Botanical Investigation Day

Sat., July 6, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
802-649-2200
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Amateur naturalists dig deep into our wild world, with a day of dissecting flowers, reading tree rings, identifying ferns and more. regular museum admission, $15-18; free for children under 3.
Montshire Museum of Science 1 Montshire Rd., Norwich Windsor (map)
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The Eagle has Landed: 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Sat., July 20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
802-649-2200
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Stellar science activities celebrate this milestone in space exploration. Curious families investigate technology used to send a person to the moon and admire astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin taking their first lunar steps. regular museum admission, $15-18; free for children under age 3.
Montshire Museum of Science 1 Montshire Rd., Norwich Windsor (map)
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Vermont Breakfast on the Farm

Sat., July 27, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
802-828-2430

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Families fill their bellies with a free breakfast, then meet the cows and farmers who produce safe, delicious, wholesome food. preregister.
Sprague Ranch 6907 VT Route 14, Brookfield Orange (map)
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Marvelous Mammals Festival

Sun., Sept. 1, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
802-359-5000
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Nature-lovers experience the amazing lives of our furry friends through pelts and skulls, hands-on activities and crafts, with special guests of live critters in a presentation by Squam Lakes Natural Science Center. regular museum admission, $14.50-16.50; free for children under 4.
Vermont Institute of Natural Science 149 Natures Way, Quechee Windsor (map)
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