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Chicks on the Loose

Apr 6th @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

 

Chicks on the Loose is a one-of-a-kind event where we will teach you the A-Z’s of backyard chickens + owning your own small flock.

Join us on Sat. April 6, 2024 from 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM to experience fun for all ages with hands-on education, demos, and even a meet-and-greet with chicks + chickens. Even if you aren’t in the market and are just interested in learning more–all are welcome and we’d love for you to come and join us!

Activities will vary by location. Please see below for the itinerary for your preferred Homestead Gardens retail location.

Davidsonville, MD retail location | 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM 

  1. 10:30 AM – 12 PM | New Chicken Ownership 101 lecture. If you want to learn more about chicken ownership before committing, or if you are just curious about what it might be like to own a backyard flock, join us in a discussion to learn more about raising chicks and chickens. (click to register)
  2. 12:30 – 2 PM | Designing a Chicken Friendly Backyard, presented by Heather Wheatley (CPH, CBLP, APLD). (click to register)
  3. 2:30 – 3:30 PM | Chicken BINGO (click to register)
  4. Preview the chicken coops available to purchase at Homestead Gardens
  5. In-store savings day of the event.

Severna Park, MD retail location | 11 AM – 12 PM 

  1. 11 AM – 12 PM | New Chicken Ownership 101 lecture. If you want to learn more about chicken ownership before committing, or if you are just curious about what it might be like to own a backyard flock, join us in a discussion to learn more about raising chicks and chickens. (click to register)
  2. In-store savings day of the event.