Annual Community Events

Wild Goose Chase   September 16, 2017

Wild Goose Chase FlyerGo on a ‘Wild Goose Chase’ along the trails of Rogers Center in Sherburne! Join Friends of Rogers on September 16 at 10 am for their second annual 5K trail run/walk. This unique event features well-groomed trails with a beautiful view of the surrounding valley and nature at its best.

Those who pre-register for the “Wild Goose Chase” by August 31 will save $5 and are guaranteed a free t-shirt. (Please note that after September 13, potential participants will need to wait until September 16 for “Day Of” registrations at the event site.) Special pricing is available for children ages 10-15. On-line registration, available until September 13, is located at


Animals of Halloween   Saturday, October 21 at 5:30 pm

2017, Animals of HalloweenMeet forest creatures who live at Rogers Center and hear their life stories in their own words.

Thanks to Stewart’s Shops, delicious treats will be available for purchase, and Friends of Rogers will be selling campfire s’mores for roasting.

While there is no charge for this program,              contributions are encouraged to support future operations.



Winter Living Celebration

Held in January every year, the Annual Winter Living Celebration is a fun day for all. Celebrate the magic of Winter with outdoor activities and demonstrations including cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, horse-drawn sleigh rides, sled dogs and winter camping.  Need to warm up from the brisk winter air? Come inside to enjoy some live music, entertainment, fly-tying, crafts for children, and nature related exhibitors. Refreshments are available for purchase and donations are always encouraged.

Date: January 20, 2018

Earth Fest
Are you and your family interested in a fun way to learn about the environment and celebrate mother Earth? Every May, shortly after Earth Day, Friends of Rogers holds the annual Earth Fest. Approximately 25 to 35 local vendors participate. This F.O.R event also offers live music, children activities, guided hikes, kayak demonstrations and rentals, raffles and so much more!

Date: Sunday May 6, 2018

Spring Frolic

Special thanks to ’17 Spring Frolic sponsors: James & Linda Taylor, The Upstate Institute of Colgate University, and Den Kelly Chevrolet Buick GMC

Date: March 2018