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Spring Visitors Weekend: West Place Animal Sanctuary, Tiverton

West Place Animal Sanctuary in Tiverton, RI, is opening its gates and welcoming the community to the first public visitors weekend of 2024. Guests will meet nearly 100 rescued farm animals, and help West Place celebrate the senior rescues who are allowed to grow old at the sanctuary. Interactive and educational tours will leave every half hour, for a total of 30 tours throughout the weekend.

West Place is also holding a spring plant sale, and visitors will explore the newly renovated and expanded gift shop filled with hand-made crafts, one-of-a-kind items created from upcycled farm materials, and three flavors of “farmbucha” – kombucha brewed on site by West Place Farmbrew.

Visitors weekends allow the community to get up close and personal with the amazing and inspirational farm animal rescues while learning about West Place’s life-saving work and unique mission. This event helps cultivate a more compassionate community in Rhode Island and southern New England, and raises critical funds needed to provide lifelong care to dozens of species of farm animals rescued from cruelty, abuse, and neglect. West Place is a private non-profit organization that hosts three public visitors weekends each year.

Registration is open to all. Advance online registration at www.westplace.org/visitors-weekends is recommended, and adult tickets can be purchased online at a discounted price of $24. Adult tickets sold at the gate will be $26, and tickets for children 12 and younger are always discounted at $15. All proceeds benefit the farm animals and wildlife at West Place Animal Sanctuary.

Saturday, June 1, 2024 and Sunday, June 2, 2024. 90-minute tours every half hour from 9:30am to 4:30pm. West Place Animal Sanctuary, 3198 Main Road, Tiverton, RI 02878.

About West Place Animal Sanctuary Founded in 2007, West Place Animal Sanctuary is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides a permanent home and lifelong care to farm animals rescued from abuse, neglect, and cruelty cases. Located on the “farm coast” of New England, West Place is cultivating a more compassionate community for all animals.


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