Rogers Environmental Education Center in Sherburne will present a day of winter festivities at its 32nd annual Winter Living Celebration from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9.

Indoor activities include ongoing exhibits and activities, as well as music and storytelling.

If there is snow, both cross-country skis and snowshoes will be available, presenters said.

Horse-drawn sleigh rides will bring riders past a variety of habitats.

Kids will be able to learn to tie their own fishing fly using feathers, fur, thread and other materials with members of the Chenango Chapter of Trout Unlimited.

The bird exhibit cabin will be set up with a variety of stations where participants will be able to learn about mammals by looking at furs, skulls and scat and making a mammal craft.

Participants will also be able to see how dogs help conservation officers in detective work and enforcing laws, and how rangers use search and rescue equipment.

Visitors will be able to try cutting wood the old fashioned way with a cross-cut saw.

The Susquehanna String Band will provide live musical entertainment in the Visitor Center. The band consits of banjo, guitar, fiddle and hammered dulcimer, and will perform 30-minute shows at 11:30 a.m., 1 and 2:30 p.m.

Jonathan Kruk's Story Theater featuring the wild things of winter will be at the celebration this year, also. Each show will be different and include classic fairy tales, snow and animals, which children will help act out, presenters said.

Kruk's 30-minute shows will be at 12:15, 1:45 and 3:15 p.m.

The celebration is free, and refreshments and lunch-type foods will be available to purchase.

The celebration occurs regardless of weather. Participants should leave their ice skates at home, but cross-country skis and snowshoes are welcome.

Tinsel-free Christmas trees will be also be accepted for recycling.

The center is on state Route 80. For more information, call 674-4017.

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