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Annual Fall Festival at Reinstein Woods

Join us at the 15th Annual Fall Festival!
Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Soar into fall at this spectacular festival, this year featuring a recycling theme! A donation to Friends of Reinstein Nature Preserve is gratefully requested at the door to cover festival expenses.

A young girl trying out snowshoes at the Fall Festival.

15th Annual Fall Festival List of Events and Exhibitors

2015 All Day Events

  • Interactive exhibits from local nature, environmental and historical organizations
  • Compete in the Recycling Obstacle Course
  • Test your skills at the Recycling Matching Game
  • Explore the amazing World of the Pond
  • Go on a scavenger hunt and win a prize
  • Make recycling-related crafts
  • Become a Spill Responder!
  • Kids: try "snow"shoeing in a winter wildlife exhibit
  • Kids can try fly "fishing" too!
  • Live animals
  • Games
  • Food for sale
  • Face painting, costumed characters, door prizes, and more!
Young girl scooping with a net in Lily Pond.
Scoop for critters in Lily Pond!

2015 Special Events

Musical Performances by Mama Earth

Don't miss this interactive musical show! 11:30 AM and 1:00 PM

Buffalo Zoo Live Animals from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Get the Buzz on Bees 1:30 PM

Join beekeeper Gerri Hens in discovering the wonders of bees at Reinstein Woods' observational hive.

2015 Exhibitors

Enjoy interactive exhibits from nature and environmental organizations!

Confirmed Exhibitors:

  • Buffalo Zoo
  • Cheektowaga Police Crime Resistance Unit (10 AM - 2 PM)
  • Cheektowaga Historical Association
  • Cheektowaga Youth & Recreation
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension--Master Gardeners
  • DEC Bureau of Spills Management
  • DEC Division of Lands and Forests
  • DEC Division of Fish, Wildlife and Marine Resources
  • Earth Spirit Educational Services
  • Emerald Shiner Project
  • Erie Co. Department of Environment and Planning
  • Erie County Soil & Water Conservation District
  • Federation of Fly Fishers- Lake Erie Chapter
  • Friends of Reinstein Woods
  • New York State Department of Public Service
  • Niagara Frontier Koi & Pond Club
  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
  • WNY Herpetological Society

  • Contact for this Page
  • Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
    93 Honorine Dr.
    Depew, NY 14043
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