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Winter Festival at the Wildlife Science Center
January 29 @ 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST
Discover the world of the dog sledder during a day of winter fun at the Wildlife Science Center. Mushers and their dog teams will be on-hand to meet and inform participants about this incredible winter sport. The day’s activities include demonstrations by local experts on equipment and techniques, campfires, and the opportunity to see and learn about the Wildlife Science Center’s amazing animals. Hungry? PJ’s Grill will be on site to keep your bellies warm, Bent Brewstillery will be offering beverages, and Kodiak Coffee will be providing their signature hot coffee. Feel free to bring your own dog but please bring a leash.
At 2:00 pm, join us for “Songs and Stories of Siberian Huskies, Sledding with Dogs, and Developing a Successful Relationship with Your Little Canine Trail Buddy,” a presentation by musher Patti and John & Bob from the Workin’ Dogs band. Please note, masks will be required during this indoor presentation.
Dog sled rides available from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm for an additional $7 fee. Dog sled rides can only be purchase on-site during the event. Masks will be required around the dogs, mushers, and during the rides.
Adult – $15.00
Child (ages 5-17) – $10.00
Ages 4 and under are free!
Dogs are welcome; must be on a leash.
Pre-purchase your admission https://www.wildlifesciencecenter.org/…/winter-festival…. Tickets can also be purchased at the door (credit card or cash). Note that they are not able to provide change if paying in cash. Please plan on bring exact change, or consider donating the few extra dollars! They apologize for any inconvenience.
**WSC will be monitoring the latest CDC recommendations regarding Covid-19 and will adjust event plans accordingly**
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