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Family Programs

These programs are open to families, groups, and individuals.  Please check the bottom of the page for registration details and restrictions.

Wed. August 6; 6:30 - 9p.m.
Gate opens at 6 p.m. for picnics
Cost: $10/person
Can you tell a Katydid call from a Cicada's?  The croak of a Bullfrog from that of a Green Frog? Have you ever called owls or listened to birds going to bed?  Bring a picnic and enjoy an evening of "naked-eye" astronomy and listening to the Southern Summer Night chorus show with Naturalist Bob English of LEAPS.  This event is appropriate for ages 9 and upRegistration required. 
Mon. August 4 or Tues. August 5; 10-11:30 a.m.
Cost: $10/ adult and one child; $7.00/ each additional person
In the morning, the birds call out to the rising sun, but what is the sun? And why do all living things need it? Through hands on activities, exploration, and an educational story, your preschooler will have a sun-sational time learning all about the sun.  Registration encouraged.  
NOTE: Designed especially for children 3-5 years old and a favorite adult. Dress for the weather and be prepared to venture outside.
Sun. August 10; 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Gate opens at 5 for picnics.
Cost: $10/person
It's National S'more Day! What better way to spend this momentous day of recognition than by hiking the hills of the sanctuary followed by delicious s'mores over the fire.  Create delicious s'mores from a variety of chocolates, graham crackers, marshmallows and toppings. A sweet treat and fun for the whole family. Registration appreciated.  

Registration details.
  • Age suitability and group size limitations vary by program.
  • Registration is on a first come, first served basis.
  • Registration fees are not refundable unless the program is cancelled by Owl's Hill.
  • Tickets will be sold at the gate for the gate price if the event is not full. Call to confirm availability.
  • If a program that interests you is listed as full; you may e-mail or call (615-370-4672) to be put on a waiting list. There is no fee to be on the waiting list.
  • Credit card payment can be completed on-line or by phone. Register now
  • Checks should be mailed to: Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary, 545 Beech Creek Road, Brentwood TN 37069
  • Payment in person can be made at the Visitor Center during working hours, 9-4, Monday-Friday.

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For additional information, e-mail us or phone 615-370-4672.