MUMFORD — If you’ve ever been plagued by owl related questions, they can elucidated at Owl Moon, a night of hiking, learning, and spending quality time with live owls.
According to a press release from Genesee Country Village and Museum, on Saturday, Jan 23 from 5-8:15 pm presentations and guided hikes will serve to education the masses about owls and their habits.
The Genesee Country Village and Museum’s website says you can enjoy a guided moonlit walk to wooded owl habitats, roast marshmallows and sip hot cocoa and wine around a campfire while enjoying a reading of the award-winning book, Owl Moon.
Reservations are required for the owl walk.
Originally published in 1987 by Jane Yolen, Owl Moon is the renowned children’s tale of a father and young daughter searching the woods for owls.
In addition to the the guided hike and reading, live owls and their handlers will be visiting from Wild Wings, Inc. of Honeoye Falls. Not only will participants have time to listen to a formal presentation on how owls adapt to their environment, but time will be allocated for one-on-one questions for the handlers.
The cost is $14 for non-museum members and $10 for members. Reservations for the guided hike can be made here or by calling (585) 294-8218.