Woolly Bear Weekends

Status: Tentative

Please note: due to the on-going public health situation surrounding COVID-19, Woolly Bear Weekend events throughout October remain tentative for 2021. 


When: Saturdays & Sundays in October!  (AND Thanksgiving Monday!)

They’re everywhere! Woolly bear caterpillars become more visible in late fall and this beloved creature is the focus of weekends in October. Come meet our woolly bears up close! We will reveal the truth about the woolly bear’s stripes and you’ll discover how they survive through the winter. Regular Admission applies.

Take Part in fun Woolly Bear Themed Activities!

All-Day Activities:

  • Scavenger Hunt – in the Conservatory
  • Meet the Woolly Bears – in the Conservatory
  • Outdoor Bear Hunts – self-guided walk outside
  • Storytime – video presentation

    Have you found a Woolly Bear? Download our free “Care for Bears” Brochure to learn how to raise your own Woolly Bears at home!