Things To Do This Weekend: March 26-27

A sheep festival, mud art, an egg hunt, and a bat house building workshop are a few of the ways you can celebrate nature with us this weekend. See all the programs and register online.

Lambs at Drumlin Farm

Lambs at Drumlin Farm

Greater Boston

Celebrate the coming of spring at Woolapalooza, Drumlin Farm’s annual festival featuring fiber, food, and fun! Festival highlights include sheep shearing demonstration, hands-on activities, local fiber artisan demonstrations, and Drumlin Farm’s new spring babies. (All ages)

Vernal pools are home to frogs, salamanders, and even fairy shrimp. Find out about these incredible, temporary bodies of water during Blue Hills Trailside Museum’s Vernal Pool Mysteries in Milton. After learning inside, we will visit one a vernal pool to discover why these “wicked big puddles” are one of the best places to study the health of the nature of Massachusetts. (Families, registration required)

Spring is mud season in New England, but what is so special about it? Come down to the Boston Nature Center for Magnificent Mud and learn all about the properties of mud, how it can help you eat well, and the animals that call it home. Try your hand at some mud art as well! (Families, registration required)

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North of Boston

Venture out with Joppa Flats’ talented guides for Saturday Morning Birding to find birds in one of the best year-round birding locations in the country: the Newburyport/Plum Island area. Beginners and birders of all levels are welcome to drop in and join us. (Adults)

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South of Boston

Go on an Egg Hunt at Oak Knoll in Attleboro. We’ll start in the nature center where we will dye eggs with natural dyes and talk about the various types of eggs and biofacts. Then, we’ll head outside to search for eggs in our field and see how well they are camouflaged. (Children ages 3-12, registration required)

We need your help to protect fragile piping plover and American oystercatcher nesting sites. During the Coastal Waterbird Work Day at Allens Pond in Dartmouth/Westport, join Mass Audubon’s Coastal Waterbird Team to erect fencing that is used to symbolically fence off areas where these two beach-nesting birds nest. (Ages 12+, registration required)

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Join Pleasant Valley for the hands-on Bat House Building Workshop to build a bat box. We’ll share information about bats in our area and their natural history as well as how to identify an appropriate location for your bat box. (All ages, registration required)

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