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Carlisle Art Show: Sylvia Cooley Paintings

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BROMELIADS IN BLOOM

Bromeliads are a large group of tropical plants that include air plants, or epiphytes, as well as terrestrial plants that are rooted in the ground. At first glance they appear to be green with spiky leaves, but as they bloom … Continue reading

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Blooms at Miller Nature Preserve

It may be gray days outside, but plants are blooming in the conservatory at Miller Nature Preserve in Avon. These pink balls of flowers are found on the tropical rose hydrangea. When you visit, make sure to check this out … Continue reading

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Candy and Sweet Scents!

The Candy Land Display at Miller Nature Preserve in Avon is open through Jan. 5 daily 10 am-5 pm (except 12/25 and 1/1/20). Admission is $2 for anyone over 3 yrs. old.

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Candy Land at Miller Nature Preserve

Inside, visitors follow the colorful trail through the peppermint forest, licorice lagoon, and Queen Frostine’s Cupcake Corner to win at King Kandy’s Castle while learning some fun facts about candy and the game along the way! The display is open … Continue reading

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BEE thankful for bees too this holiday season!

Come Fall, do you enjoy visiting a pumpkin patch and our Halloween Fair’s ‘Pumpkin Lagoon’, carving & decorating pumpkins, eating pumpkin pie & sipping pumpkin spice coffee? If so, then THANK the squash bee for its pumpkin pollinating services!! Squash … Continue reading

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HOLIDAY FAMILY PHOTOS

Photographer Dan Messaros will be at Miller Nature Preserve located at 2739 Center Road in Avon on Saturday, November 30th from 1:00 -3:00 PM. The $48 sitting fee includes an 8×10 portrait, 4 wallets, and 25 cards with your choice … Continue reading

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