It’s the shortest month of the year but also one of the busiest! Before we’re looking back from March 1st, asking where the month just went and when it’ll warm up, take some time to check out all that’s going on at Drumlin.
See Ms. G’s Forecast on Groundhog Day – Friday February 2 at 10:00 am
Will we have 6 more weeks of winter or an early spring? Find out from the Official Groundhog of Massachusetts: Drumlin Farm’s Ms. G! After her annual forecast, explore the sanctuary for new activities and treats.
Move over Punxsutawney Phil, here comes Ms. G!
Go Birding In and Out of State
Need to get away? This month, we have two out of state birding trips that are sure to challenge your birding skills. Looking to stay local? Sign up for one of our birding programs that focuses on one of our favorite types of birds – raptors.
Preschool Open House – Saturday February 3 at 10:00 am
We can’t wait to learn with you! Give your child a fun, unique, and adventurous learning experience that will last a lifetime at Drumlin Farm Preschool. You’re invited to tour the sanctuary, meet staff, and learn more about our program at this upcoming open house.
Wonders of Wool: Needle Felting – Sunday, February 4 at 1:00 pm
Calling all crafters! Needle felting is a great way to relieve stress and create something from the heart. Take up this easy to learn, Pinterest-worthy, hobby perfect for practicing during the winter.
Doe – a deer – a needle felt deer!
Stew & Brew: Eat, Drink, and Be Merry – Friday, February 9 at 6:30 pm
Warm stew and cold brew, what could be better? Eat, drink, and be merry with stews made from local, seasonal ingredients, including Drumlin Farm-raised meats and veggies. Wash it down with a variety of beers from local breweries including Jack’s Abby, Rapscillion, and Cambridge Brewing Company.
Chickadee Birders: Birding 101 – Sunday, February 11 at 1:00 pm
Share your favorite hobby with your growing chickadees. Children ages 7-11, accompanied by an adult, are invited to learn the basics of birding and identifying. Fair warning, though, they may fall in love with it too!
Don’t Forget! Valentine’s Day is February 14
Love is in the air! Treat the special person in your life to a unique date at Drumlin Farm. Walk the trails hand in hand and enjoy the beautiful vistas from the top of the Drumlin, overlooking the expansive Boyce Field. Who knew farms could be so romantic?
Sign up for the Spring, Summer & Fall CSA – Early bird registration ends February 9th
Receive delicious, fresh, seasonal produce from our CSAs. You’ll thank yourself for signing up early when enjoying these fresh ingredients all year round.
Salads in the making
Get a Little Wild with Wild by the Fire: Sleepy Snakes– Friday, February 16 at 10:00 am
Our local reptiles have been sleeping, but a warm day in February might wake up a snake! We’ll learn how to slither and slide while we listen to sagas of serpents. We’ll also create a snake of our own to take home.
Three Day Weekend Celebration
President’s Day is Monday February 19th. At a loss for what to do with the kids on this free Monday? A trip to visit the animals is sure to excite them while keeping their brains engaged and spending important time outdoors.
Take a February Vacation – Monday February 19 to Friday February 23
Make February Vacation Week a real vacation with outdoor fun activities! With single-day and full-week options, we’re busy with sanctuary explorations, wildlife visits, and educational crafts and activities all week long.
Beekeeping for Beginners – Tuesdays, February 27 to March 27 at 7:00 pm
What’s the buzz? Take action in your life to personally support the hard working pollinators that make so much of our lives possible. Learn the basics of backyard beekeeping and look at honey in a whole new way.