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Top 5 October Experiences

October has arrived! From migrating geese to country music, and blacksmithing to pumpkin carving, there's a little something for everyone at FortWhyte Alive this month. Here are a few great ways to spend some time outside this month:


1. Honky Tonk Night

Get outside for a goose flight night for the country crowd, featuring artist Quinton Blair. Sit back by the fire for a night of live tunes, cold cans and one of the best backdrops nature has to offer. Learn more.


2. Wildcraft

FortWhyte Alive is a place of unparalleled outdoor experiences. This autumn, commit to doing something for yourself—spend more time outdoors, and learn something new. Our popular Wildcraft series is back, with a unique lineup of experiences not offered anywhere else: Felting with FIBREARTISTRY, spirituality and self-care with Rogue Wood Blog, Wildcrafting with Northlore and blacksmithing with Cloverdale Forge. Learn more.


3. Sunset Goose Flights

Come by FortWhyte one evening to witness this magical migration ritual complete with a bonfire and BBQ, or dine in style with a three-course feast Buffalo Stone Café. Learn more about Sunset Goose Flights here and Goose Flight Feasts here.


4. Twilight Run: Spooky Sprint

Use your headlamp to light the way through the forests and trails of FortWhyte Alive during
this late night 5 and 10k run! Prizes to our finishers, including best costumes. Join us after
this fun run for some smokies, s’mores and cold beverages by the fire.
Thursday, October 29. Learn more.


5. Halloween in the Forest

Join in on a scavenger hunt and pumpkin carving! All the fun is free with admission on Saturday, October 31.


Looking for more? Be sure to visit fortwhyte.org/events for complete event and program listings.


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