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Prairie Day is a family-friendly festival of arts and crafts that includes flight demonstrations of majestic wild birds and live music from Texas musicians. Families can learn about hardy Texas native plants that grow on the prairie.

Visitors will also learn about the cultural and natural history that defines our region through activities and games for the whole family. BRIT wants to further educate the public on the importance of our natural resources and the region's native ecosystems, and how restoring native plants can benefit homeowners as well as wildlife.

Highlights of the festival include:

  • Learn about hardy Texas native plants as well as the culture and natural history that define our region through activities and games for the whole family.
  • 40+ discovery booths and exhibitors from All Saints Episcopal School Solar car team, Barking Cat Farm, Log Cabin Village, Resurrected Rejects with Bird Feeders, SunPro Solar, Texas Bluebird Society, Texan by Nature and more.
  • Live music from Matt Snook, Hartley Hall, and Amber Leigh White
  • Petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, balloon twisters, and children’s crafts by Fossil Rim Wildlife Center.
  • Birds of Prey presented by the Blackland Prairie Raptor Center, World of Reptiles presented by the Texas Discovery Gardens, composting and solar cooking demonstrations and more.
  • Animal Hope Pet Adoptions
  • Bella’s Story Time read for preschoolers, guided prairie walks and BRIT tours.
  • Giveaways from Bartlett Tree experts and Seville Farms, along with raffle prizes.
  • Food trucks available for food and beverage purchase.

Prairie Day is a family-friendly festival of arts and crafts that includes flight demonstrations of majestic wild birds and live music from Texas musicians. Families can learn about hardy Texas native plants that grow on the prairie.

Visitors will also learn about the cultural and natural history that defines our region through activities and games for the whole family. BRIT wants to further educate the public on the importance of our natural resources and the region's native ecosystems, and how restoring native plants can benefit homeowners as well as wildlife.

Highlights of the festival include:

  • Learn about hardy Texas native plants as well as the culture and natural history that define our region through activities and games for the whole family.
  • 40+ discovery booths and exhibitors from All Saints Episcopal School Solar car team, Barking Cat Farm, Log Cabin Village, Resurrected Rejects with Bird Feeders, SunPro Solar, Texas Bluebird Society, Texan by Nature and more.
  • Live music from Matt Snook, Hartley Hall, and Amber Leigh White
  • Petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, balloon twisters, and children’s crafts by Fossil Rim Wildlife Center.
  • Birds of Prey presented by the Blackland Prairie Raptor Center, World of Reptiles presented by the Texas Discovery Gardens, composting and solar cooking demonstrations and more.
  • Animal Hope Pet Adoptions
  • Bella’s Story Time read for preschoolers, guided prairie walks and BRIT tours.
  • Giveaways from Bartlett Tree experts and Seville Farms, along with raffle prizes.
  • Food trucks available for food and beverage purchase.

Prairie Day is a family-friendly festival of arts and crafts that includes flight demonstrations of majestic wild birds and live music from Texas musicians. Families can learn about hardy Texas native plants that grow on the prairie.

Visitors will also learn about the cultural and natural history that defines our region through activities and games for the whole family. BRIT wants to further educate the public on the importance of our natural resources and the region's native ecosystems, and how restoring native plants can benefit homeowners as well as wildlife.

Highlights of the festival include:

  • Learn about hardy Texas native plants as well as the culture and natural history that define our region through activities and games for the whole family.
  • 40+ discovery booths and exhibitors from All Saints Episcopal School Solar car team, Barking Cat Farm, Log Cabin Village, Resurrected Rejects with Bird Feeders, SunPro Solar, Texas Bluebird Society, Texan by Nature and more.
  • Live music from Matt Snook, Hartley Hall, and Amber Leigh White
  • Petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, balloon twisters, and children’s crafts by Fossil Rim Wildlife Center.
  • Birds of Prey presented by the Blackland Prairie Raptor Center, World of Reptiles presented by the Texas Discovery Gardens, composting and solar cooking demonstrations and more.
  • Animal Hope Pet Adoptions
  • Bella’s Story Time read for preschoolers, guided prairie walks and BRIT tours.
  • Giveaways from Bartlett Tree experts and Seville Farms, along with raffle prizes.
  • Food trucks available for food and beverage purchase.

WHEN

WHERE

Botanical Research Institute of Texas
1700 University Dr.
Fort Worth, TX 76107
http://www.brit.org/PrairieDay2017

TICKET INFO

Admission is free.
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