Programs

Upcoming Events

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Harvest Hoedown CANCELLED
Sunday, October 14, 2018
11:00AM-4:00PM
$5 per car
Pickering Creek Audubon Center will celebrate birds and fall on the Eastern Shore at this year’s Year of the Bird themed Harvest Hoedown. Harvest Hoedown features music at three locations, unique craftspeople, nature walks, wildlife exhibits, boat rides on the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Winnie Estelle and entertaining kids and adult activities about birds as well as food prepared by the Easton Lions Club and new local food vendors. Activities and vendors will be found throughout the Center. Explore the property with wagon rides or take a stroll on the forest trail for a sampling of the Eastern Shore’s natural beauty from wetlands to 100 year-old trees, all highlighted in vibrant fall colors.


Fresh Air Walk: Batty for Bats
Friday, October 19, 2018
5:30PM – 7:00PM
$5 per person
Birds and butterflies aren’t the only winged creatures flapping and flying around at Pickering Creek Audubon Center!  Learn more about these often misunderstood flying mammals and join us for a fun exploration through the forests and fields at Pickering while we search for bats and other animals of the night.


Bird Seed Sale Pickup
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Order Birdseed for the fall- while supporting Pickering Creek Audubon Center at the same time! 
Click here for the order form.  DEADLINE FOR EORDERS, October 8


Hoot and Holler Owl Prowl
Friday, November 9, 2018
5:30PM – 7:30PM
$5 per person
Escape the Waterfowl Festival crowds in town and use your senses to discover night life on an evening hike at Pickering Creek Audubon Center! Listen for Barred Owls calling, "Whoooo cooks for youuu," identify the rambunctious hoots of the Great Horned Owl, and awe at the whinnies coming from our smallest, the Eastern Screech Owl.


Fresh Air Craft Night
Friday, November 16, 2018
4:00PM – 6:00PM
$5 per personAutumn brings cooler temperatures, shorter days, and an abundance of natural goodies to decorate our homes for the season!  Come out to Pickering Creek Audubon Center for an evening of exploring, collecting, and making!  We’ll start by searching our trails for pinecones, beautiful fallen leaves, dried flowers, seeds, and more, before taking our treasures inside to transform them into festive seasonal decorations. 


Fresh Air Night Walk: Reptiles in Winter
Friday, December 7, 2018
4:30PM – 5:30PM
$5 per person
Why did the turtle cross the road?  To find a good place to brumate for winter!  Join Pickering Creek Audubon Center staff for this family friendly indoor program to meet live turtles and snakes, discover where reptiles go in winter, and how they survive the cold winter months. 


Winter Landscape and Wildlife Photography with Royce Ball
Saturday, January 12, 2019
10:00AM – 12:00PM
$20 per person
All levels welcome! Join Pickering Creek’s “unofficial photographer,” Royce Ball for a morning at Pickering Creek Audubon Center practicing new skills with whatever camera you use (Yes, even the camera on your phone!) to capture great moments outdoors. Wander the trails with your camera in hand, looking for new perspectives and new ideas for your nature photography hobby.

Royce Ball has been photographing nature since 2003.  He began with no experience or knowledge of photographic methods, and 15 years later is proud to say he is self-taught through experience. Royce has had his photographs featured in What’s Up Annapolis and Eastern Shore magazines, more than two dozen covers of the Talbot Guide, and won two honorable mention awards from the photography portion of Plein Air Easton in 2011. 


Mad Men 60’s Dinner: a Classic Early Sixties Supper
April 28, 2019
Space is limited, advance reservation required.
$150 per person
With a generous amount of fresh ingredients, you will undoubtedly enjoy this home-cooked 60’s retro buffet meal , paired perfectly with wines from the cellar and era appropriate beverages! Enjoy a pleasurable evening with hosts at a local magnificent estate on the shores of Pickering Creek, all in support of Pickering Creek Audubon Center’s work.

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