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August 22 & 23, 2020 | Watkins Glen, NY
This popular event, Sanctuary Weekend (formerly the Hoedown), brings together individuals who care about farm animals with leading experts on issues related to our modern food system. The event includes speaker presentations, time to meet the farm animal residents, delicious vegan catered meals, on-site camping, hay rides, a cocktail hour, and dancing! This event is a great way to learn the latest information about our food system, meet new friends and leave renewed and inspired! Check back for information and registration.
Farm Animal Care Conference
September 18-20, 2020 | Watkins Glen, NY
Farm Sanctuary is pleased to host our annual Farm Animal Care Conference, geared toward individuals interested in learning more about how to effectively operate a farm animal sanctuary. The Conference includes workshops from our knowledgeable staff in basic animal care and operations, animal health, fundraising, administration, visitor, and volunteer programs, and species specific field time where registrants will be able to observe our health care team performing common animal healthcare procedures. The Farm Animal Care Conference is an essential learning experience for anyone considering or currently caring for rescued farm animals. Check back for registration information.
Twas’ the Night Before Thanksgiving Storytime
October 10, 2020 | Watkins Glen, NY
Join us for a Storytime event at Farm Sanctuary in Watkins Glen, NY. A heartwarming tale, Twas’ the Night Before Thanksgiving, speaks to the natural love of animals that young children have. On the night before Thanksgiving, a group of children visit a turkey farm and meet Farmer Mack Nuggett. At the end of the trip, the students, inspired by the turkeys, give them a reason to be thankful. Storytime will be followed by sanctuary time with the animals and plant-based snacks for kids. Ages 3-10. Check back for information and registration.
Celebration for the Turkeys
November 8, 2020 | Acton, CA
November 21, 2020 | Watkins Glen, NY
Each Thanksgiving season, we set aside time to reflect on the profound gratitude we have for the rescued animals who live at Farm Sanctuary. Our Celebration for the Turkeys events feature open sanctuary time with rescued cows, sheep, goats, turkeys, chickens, and pigs, delicious vegan Thanksgiving dishes, speaker presentations, and our famous “Feeding of the Turkeys Ceremony,” during which we treat the turkeys to a feast of squash, pumpkin pie, kale salad, and cranberries. We hope you and your friends and family will join us in giving thanks at this beloved tradition! Check back for information and registration.
Allergy statement: Menu items served at our events may contain or come into contact with wheat, peanuts, tree nuts, or other allergens. We cannot guarantee that the food served at these events will be free of allergens.