Bees, birds, forests and more at 44th Audubon Festival

Patrons lined up for various expert-led educational walks. Photos by Asher Pavel

SHARON — Sharon Audubon held its 44th summer festival on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 13 and 14.

The festival featured nature programs, hikes, live animal presentations, musical performances, arts and crafts and food for sale.

Bee expert Al Avitabile returned, to give another of his popular talks on swarming bees. Without protective gear, he approached a hive created for the demonstration and showed how bees, if not provoked, would not attack his hands and arms.

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