Sunday, September 25, 2022

Beginner Bird Walk at Appleton

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About Beginner Bird Walk at Appleton

Have you ever felt intimidated by the idea of a birding walk or felt like you didn’t know enough or know how to get started? Then this program is for you. Join Appleton staff for a fun and no-pressure birding walk designed for beginners with little to no experience. We will walk the property together and look for our fine feathered friends who live all around us. Field guides will be provided and we’ll try to get a good look and see if we can identify the birds we discover. Please bring your own binoculars.

Space is limited and pre-registration is strongly encouraged.

Bring Dad to Appleton Farms Father’s Day Sunday for some local beer, local BBQ and great, live bluegrass music. We’ll have craft breweries on site serving up some cold suds while Fat Belly BBQ serves up fantastic barbecue form their food truck.

Starting at Noon, we’ll have Old Cold Tater here playing live unitl 2pm. After a short break, Evan Murphy will pick things up at 3pm and play unitl 5pm. We’ll also have lawn games to play while you enjoy the music.

Please select either 12pm or 3pm for your timed ticket entrance fee. Tickets are by the car, $10 for Trustees members and $20 for nonmembers. The cost will cover parking and access to this special event, including the concert and games as well as all of the food and beer, which must be purchased separately.

Visitors will be asked to adhere to all Covid-related guidelines.

Space is limited and pre-registration is stongly suggested.

We will meet at the Farm Offices building.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Program Refunds/Cancellations: In the event that a program is cancelled due to severe weather, low enrollment, or other circumstances, we will notify you as soon as possible by email and issue you a full refund within 14 days of the cancellation. If you cannot attend a program as planned, contact at least 7 days prior to the start of the program to receive a full refund or transfer to another date/class. Refunds and/or class transfers will not be granted for registration cancellations placed fewer than 7 days before the start of the program. There are no refunds for missed classes. Appleton Farms reserves the right to change program locations, schedules, or instructors when necessary.
  • Where to park: When you arrive at the farm, go right at the fork (towards Farm Offices) and park in the lot next to the Old House / Farm Offices.
  • Buy out a class/private classes: Have a group that wants to take a class or program together? We have options to buy out our classes and/or create public private versions. Email for more information.
  • Directions to the Farm: On 1A South, farm is about two miles south of downtown Ipswich. When you see Presbyterian Church on your right, it’s a little more than a quarter of a mile to the farm entrance, on your right. If you reach downtown Hamilton, you have gone too far. ON 1A North, farm is about four miles north of downtown Hamilton. When you see Entering Ipswich sign on your left, it’s about a quarter of a mile to the farm entrance, on your left. If you reach downtown Ipswich, you have gone too far.
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