Winter Family Day


Sunday, February 12 2023

The Wildling Museum is pleased to announce the winter edition of its popular free Family Day event, which returns on Sunday, February 12, 2023, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. The now twice-yearly event invites visitors to bring the whole family and enjoy free museum admission during event hours, along with a day of art and nature-inspired activities.

Location: Wilding Museum of Art & Nature

Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

1511 - B Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463 Solvang, CA

Event Schedule - Doors Open At 11 A.M. 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. – Live Owl Meet-and-Greet with Eyes in the Sky 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Art Activities inspired by Artist-in-Residence Kerrie Smith’s Portals & Pathways installation 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. – Opossum Presentation and Meet-and-Greet by Dawn Summerlin, Opossum Rescuer The winter lineup of events will include a live owl meet-and-greet by Santa Barbara Audubon Society’s Eyes in the Sky, a wildlife education program featuring rescued birds of prey. For their 11 a.m. presentation at the Wildling’s Free Family Day, visitors will have the chance to meet Puku the Western Screech-owl and Athena the Barn Owl and learn more about the native raptors in our region. Later in the afternoon, attendees can look forward to an opossum presentation at 1:30 p.m. by Santa Ynez Valley opossum rehabilitator Dawn Summerlin, who will be bringing along a rescued opossum and teaching visitors about these environmentally beneficial marsupials. Also available will be art activities inspired by Artist-in-Residence Kerrie Smith’s Portals & Pathways installation, and hands-on activities for all ages.



This is an accessible event

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