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Hoot ‘n’ Howl Fest: Free Socially Distanced Event at the Prairie

Fall Fest has transformed into a smaller, safer version of the annual event

Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center's annual Fall Fest has been transformed this year into a smaller, socially distanced version named Hoot ‘n’ Howl Fest, which features music, a bird show, Native American storytelling, and the crepuscular creep, a family-friendly tour available throughout the event that explores prairie life at dusk and dawn. The event is from 3-5 pm on Sunday, November 1.

“We are excited to provide the fun of Fall Fest but in a safe, smaller version,” said Jason St. Sauver, senior education manager for Audubon Nebraska. “The (crepuscular creep) tours will be especially fun for kids to learn about animals that are active at sunrise and sunset.”

Hoot ‘n’ Howl Fest will have socially-distant seating on the grass; registrants should bring their own chairs/blankets. The event will be outdoors with access to restrooms indoors. Masks are required for all who attend.

The event is free (although donations are always appreciated) but registration is required to adhere to social distancing requirements. For information and to register for Hoot ‘n’ Howl Fest, visit or email

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