• Sport of Kings Day

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    Name: Sport of Kings Day
    Date: September 23, 2017
    Event Description:
    Sport of Kings Day
    Saturday, September 23rd, 10:00am – 5:00pm
    Included with general admission
    Lords and Ladies all are invited to celebrate the Sport of Kings—falconry! Experience the history, language, and traditions of this 3000-year old practice of hunting alongside a trained raptor. Join us for our flight raptor demonstrations, learn about animal tracking, and try your hand at archery. You will even meet some modern-day falconers from New England Falconry. Costumes are encouraged!
    Schedule of Events:
    10:30 – Songbird Feeding
              10:30, 1:00 – Tracking Walks
    11:00 – Falconry: Sport of Kings
              11:00 – 3:00 - Archery Demo
    12:00 - 3:00 – Meet a Falconer: New England Falconry
    1:30 – Raptor Chats with the Master of the Mews
              2:00 – Scales and Serpents
              2:45 – Raptor Feeding
              3:30 – Falconry: Sport of Kings
              ALL DAY: Pelt and Skull Station
              ALL DAY: Medicinal Plants in the Meadow
              ALL DAY: Falconry Equipment Craft
    VINS Nature Center    
    Date/Time Information:
    September 23, 2017
    All Day
    Contact Information:
    With Admissions
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