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Fox Trot Fall Festival and 5K Trail Run

Purity Ice Cream will be presenting the Fox Trot Fall Festival and 5K Trail run, which will take place at the Cayuga Nature Center on Sunday, September 28th. The event, which is in its third year, raises vital funds for the public programming involving the live animal collection. The animal collection features rescued animals that cannot be released into the wild for various reasons, including the race’s namesake, Daisy the fox.Purity Ice Cream has proven to be a true champion of the Cayuga Nature Center and local children, and recently contributed scholarships to the Cayuga Nature Center camp program. The scholarships enabled 20 local children to attend camp this summer, creating an opportunity that otherwise might not have been an option for their families. The Fox Trot Fall Fest and 5K Trail run will be much more than a race. The day will begin with a race (and even childcare for racers with children!), and will be followed by a “fox chase” for kids, live music by local favorites such as Joel Kircher, cider pressing demonstrations, food and beverages from local vendors such as On the Street Pita, face painting, and fun nature programming for all ages. And of course, there will be Purity Ice Cream available in exciting Autumn flavors.About the Cayuga Nature Center:The Cayuga Nature Center cultivates awareness, appreciation and responsibility for the natural world through outdoor and environmental education. Climb six stories into TreeTops Treehouse. Visit the live animal collection, featuring reptiles, mammals, and birds. Enjoy indoor exhibits about climate change and regional flora and fauna, plus the toddler learning and play room. Relax in the Lodge after hiking more than five miles of scenic trails traversing 120 acres of natural gorges and native wildlife. Enjoy the Nature Center year round: walk among the butterflies in our summer butterfly garden or take to the trails in winter with snowshoes or skis. The Nature Center overlooks Cayuga Lake on Route 89 in the Town of Ulysses, 15 minutes west of downtown Ithaca in New York. The grounds and trails are open to the public 365 days per year from dawn to dusk. The Cayuga Nature Center is a public education venue of the Paleontological Research Institution.Website for Event (includes times, prices, etc):http://www.museumoftheearth.org/events.php?page=atthenaturecenter/foxtrot

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