When: Sat March 22 , 2014 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Where: The Maryland Zoo Farmyard

Come have a barn good time!  Join us for the Zoo’s annual Farm Awareness Day Saturday, March 22nd from 10am-4pm.  It’s your chance to learn all about life on the farm and take part in special educational activities and keeper chats.  Plus, don’t miss sheep shearing and wool spinning demonstrations.  We’ll even have special live entertainment in the Zoo’s train plaza.

Go wild with the goats, the sheep, the donkeys and more!  Hope to see you down on the farm at this special spring event.


Schedule of Farm Day activities:

  • Education stations 10:00am – 12:00pm and 1:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Sheep Shearing Demonstrations at 11:30am, 12:30pm and 1:30pm
  • Puppet Shows (at the Pond Deck) – 10:45am and 2:30pm
  • Face painting and crafts (for an additional fee) – 11:30am to 2:30pm
  • Wool Spinning Demonstrations – all day
  • Chicken Enrichment (in the coop) – 12:00pm
  • Donkey Hoof Cleaning Demonstration and Keeper Chat – 2:00pm
  • Goat Enrichment – 3:30pm
  • Satyr Hill Bluegrass Band performs – 11:15am, 12:15pm, 1:15pm and 2:15pm in the Train Plaza

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