The Nature Museum at Grafton     PO Box 38 / 186 Townshend Road     Grafton, Vermont 05146     802.843.2111   
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7:00 - Bird walk with Don Clark
10:00 - Festival begins
10:30 - Reptile/Amphibian Walk with Jim Andrews 
10:30 - Butterflies with Jerry Schneider
11:00 - VINS - live raptors 
12:00 - Southern Vermont History Museum
1:00 - Soap carving
1:00 - Puppet Show
2:00 - AMOS- Jake the Snake
3:00 - Squam Lakes Natural Science Center- live critters
4:00 - Festival Ends

On Going Events:
  • Southern Vermont History Museum
  • Wildlife Encounters
  • Face Painting
  • Let’s Go Fishing
  • Fly Tying
  • Children’s Tent with crafts and activities
  • Many Exhibits

Suggested donation is $2 per person and $5 per family. Parking is free. 

No pets, please--it interferes with the live animal programs. Thanks!

Directions to Herricks Cove:
From the north: Take Exit 6 off I-91 and bear right off the ramp onto Rt. 103 south. Follow 103 to its junction with Rt. 5 (103 ends there) and turn left on to Rt. 5 north. After descending the hill and crossing the Williams River, take the first road to the right (Herricks Cove Rd.). Watch for signs. 

From the south: Take Exit 6 from I- 91 and at the end of the ramp turn left on to Rt. 5 north. Follow Rt. 5 past the junction with Rt. 103 (sharp right at the junction). After descending the hill and crossing the Williams River, proceed with directions above.

​Funded by: TransCanada Hydro, HB Energy Solutions, Imery’s Talc, Ben & Jerry's Homemade, Bellows Falls Rotary, Connecticut River Bank, Eagle Optics and The Vermont Country Store

Presented by Ascutney Mountain Audubon Society, The Nature Museum at Grafton, Vermont Fish and Wildlife, and TransCanada Corporation.  

15th Annual
Herricks Cove Wildlife Festival
Sunday, May 4, 2014
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Rockingham, Vermont
Looking for more wildlife fun? 
Check out The Nature Museum's camps for ages 3 through 14, or attend one of our upcoming programs for adults.