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The Sport of Kings Download as iCal file
Saturday, September 23 2017, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sport of Kings Sport of Kings Day
All activities included with general admission to the VINS Nature Center.
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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 flighted raptor demonstrations, learn about animal tracking, and try your hand at archery. You’ll even meet some modern-day falconers from New England Falconry. Costumes are encouraged!
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Schedule of Events:
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10:00am - 5:00pm
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Pelt and Skull Station
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10:00am - 5:00pm
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Medicinal Plants in the Meadow
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10:00am - 5:00pm
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Falconry Equipment Craft
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10:30am - 11:00am
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Songbird Feeding
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10:30am - 11:30am
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Tracking Walks
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11:00am - 11:30am
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Falconry: Sport of Kings
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11:00pm - 3:00pm
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Archery Demo
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12:00pm - 3:00pm
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Meet a Falconer: New England Falconry
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1:00pm - 1:30pm
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Tracking Walks
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1:30pm - 2:00pm
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Raptor Chats with the Master of the Mews
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2:00pm - 2:30pm
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Scales and Serpents
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2:45pm - 3:00pm
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Raptor Feeding Time at the Bald Eagle Enclosure
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3:30pm - 4:00pm
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Falconry: Sport of Kings
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For more information contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 802.359.5000.

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