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Kendall County Fall Fest Happening Today

Oct 10, 2015 08:39AM ● Published by Steven Jack

Hall of Fame trainer Tom Wehrli and his world-class Frisbee Dogs will be at the fest again this year.

Look no further today than Hoover Forest Preserve for free family fun at the Forest Foundation of Kendall County’s Annual Fall Fest.

Animal encounters and educational presentations from Incredible Bats and Big Run Wolf Ranch will highlight the day filled with music, interactive activities, nature-inspired crafts, a scavenger hunt, raffles and more. 

Families will get an up-close opportunity to see Egyptian Fruit Bats and learn the many benefits of one of the world’s most amazing, misunderstood and feared creatures. You will also meet Big Run Wolf Ranch’s featured North American wildlife rescues: Sitka the wolf pup, Penelope the porcupine, Pecos the coyote, Kirby the skunk and Hal the groundhog. 

Ark on Wheels Petting Zoo and Hall of Fame trainer Tom Wehrli and his world-class Frisbee Dogs will be at the fest again this year too. 

The activities and entertainment will run from 11 am to 5 pm, with the educational presentations starting at 1:30pm. Food will be available for purchase throughout the day.

SCHEDULE

11:00 am - 3:00 pm: Ark on Wheels Petting Zoo
11:00 am - 1:00 pm: Candle Dipping
11:30 am & 12:30 pm: Champion Frisbee Dogs
12:00 pm, 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm: Dave Orleans, Earthsinger
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Music - Jeff & Kurt’s Acoustic Refreshment
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm: Incredible Bats
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm: Big Run Wolf Ranch

ALL DAY:
Animal Encounters and Activities
Bounce Houses
Nature Inspired Crafts
Adopt an Acorn
Fire Making
Scavenger Hunt
Interpretive Nature Walks
Raffle
Concessions

For more information, visit www.KendallFallFest.com.

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