Monday, September 27, 2010

Happenings at Wolf Sanctuary of Pennsylvania

It has been said that “the best wolf habitat resides in the human heart.” Perhaps it is also that the best habitat for our own wildness resides in the heart of the Wolf.

With all there is to do in Lancaster County, would you imagine that there is a Wolf Sanctuary only minutes from downtown Lititz? The tours are walking tours. They last about an hour - sometimes a little longer if the group is larger and there are many questions. This is an all-walking tour that starts with an introduction of how the sanctuary was formed and wolf facts. Your guide will then take you from one pack to the next introducing you to our wolves and answering questions as they are asked.

There are special events throughout the year and holidays tours for the public. Like our Music and Art fest every June and Wolf Awareness Day every October. We also do Full moon tours once every month on the Saturday closest to the full moon.

October 10, 2010, 11am to 3pm. Wolf Sanctuary is observing wolf awareness week on this day. Cost is $10 per person children 12 and under free (yes you read that right) The Myopics a swinging acoustic trio based in Lititz PA. will be performing. There will be barbeque chicken for sale and kettle corn, games for the kids, balloons and face painting. Of course it’s all about the wolves. Come with lots of questions.

October 23, 2010, 7:30pm to 10pm. $20 per person. No children under 16 permitted
Full Moon tour with our wolves and special appearance by Steve Anderson!
Tales From Poe Just in time for Halloween, come and experience stories from—and the story of—one of Pennsylvania’s great authors, Edgar Allan Poe. Experience the madness of “The Tell-Tale Heart,” the grief of “Annabel Lee,” and the obsession of “The Raven.” Meet Mr. Poe in first person, and find out what led him to create such bizarre and chilling stories. Developed with support from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and Jump Street Arts Development.

Don’t forget there are weekend tours on Saturday and Sunday.. http://www.wolfsancpa.com/toursandevents.html. Check the calendar for up-to-date information!

Submitted by Dawn Darlington, Speedwell Forge Bed and Breakfast

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