Oatland Island Wildlife Center is having a Spring Celebration and Sheep Shearing on Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. This special fundraising event will feature the shearing of the Shetland sheep, “Cloud” and “Storm”, and the Angora goats, “Rue” and “Finnick” by members of The Fiber Guild of the Savannahs. Guild members will be demonstrating many fiber arts techniques as well as how the fleece is processed into a garment of warmth and beauty. The Heritage Home Site stage will feature local musicians, Joe Nelson and James Pittman, a Junior Jam Session and a skit by the while visitors enjoy the many fun activities such as papermaking, ropemaking and other crafts and games for the kids. There will also be food trucks and snack concessions , and Savannah Victory Gardens Plant Sales. Admission is only $5.00 per adult, $3 per child 4-17, seniors and military. Children under the age of four are admitted free. For more information call (912) 395-1500 or visit Oatland’s web site at: www.oatlandisland.org for a complete schedule of activities.
Oatland Island Wildlife Center is a unique facility operated by the Savannah-Chatham County Public School system. It encompasses a total of 175 acres of salt marsh and maritime forest habitat with a two mile walking trail with animals indigenous to Georgia. The Center is used as a field trip site for elementary students and is also open to the public for self-guided walks daily from 10 until 4 p.m. The Center is located five miles east of Savannah off Islands Expressway at 711 Sandtown Rd.
$5 per adult; $3 per child (4-17), military, senior
The Friends of Oatland Island
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