Bolton Winterfest - Saturday February 25, 1:00-4:00 p.m., Bolton Heritage Farm. Celebrate winter with fun activities for the whole family including snow sculpting, snow painting, crafting, hiking, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, sledding, games, a bonfire and refreshments. Bad weather date: February 26.
Aromatherapy: The Art of Making Bath Salts - Tuesday March 14, 6:30 p.m., Congregational Church Education Building. Led by Magee Kloepfer. Learn how aromatherapy and the use of aromatic scents can improve your physical and psychological well-being.
Make a Critter Fan - Saturday April 1, 2:00 p.m., Congregational Church Education Building. Led by Dorothy Hall, Bolton Land Trust's Artist-in-Residence. Children ages 5 to 12 will learn some fun facts about five different critters then choose an animal face to color and turn into a fan to take home. Parents must stay to help. Registration required by March 27. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Freddo Family Preserve Celebration Walk - Saturday April 15, 1:00, rain date Sunday April 16, 1:00. Join members of the Freddo Family for remarks, a guided hike on a portion of the property and refreshments to celebration the family's gift of 23 acres adjacent to the Blackledge Marsh property. Park and meet at the end of Cocconi Drive. Walk is about 11/2 miles best suited for stable walkers. Dogs on leash welcome.
Spring Bird Walk - Saturday May 6, 8:00 a.m. Location TBD. Led by longtime birder and Bolton Land Trust member Ernie Harris. Learn the calls, flight patterns and distinguishing characteristics of birds passing through on spring migration or here to stay.
Strawberries at Sunset (for Bolton Land Trust members only) - This event will not be held this year. The lack of snow last winter was difficult on the berry plants.
Annual Walk of Thanksgiving - Saturday November 25, 1:00. Location TBD. Rain date Sunday November 26, 1:00 p.m.
If you missed it:
Watch narrated walks on Bolton's Old Bailey Road, site of Rochambeau's 1781 march
Recorded in November 2020