7-9 March 2014 Houston, Minnesota USA

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2014 Festival of Owls Schedule of Events



Friday, March 7, 2014

At Houston Community Center: watch our Facebook page for the latest details

6:00 - 8:00 PM Owl Merchandise and Vendors ☺

6:15 PM Owl Speak with Larry Dolphin (for kids, includes live Barred Owl) ☺

7:00 PM Live Owl Program by the SOAR (Snowy, Long-eared & Northern Saw-whet Owls)☺

8:00 PM Family and Adult-Only Owl Prowls

Saturday, March 8, 2014

All activities at Houston High School unless otherwise noted

8:00 – 11:00 Owl Face Pancake Breakfast (Lutheran Church)

9:00 – 4:30 Rusty and Iris Live Video Feed ☺

9:00 – 4:30 Owl Merchandise, Vendors, and Bake Sale☺

9:30 – 4:30 Photography contest voting and hands-on owl displays (Houston Nature Center)

9:30 AM Live Owl Program by SOAR (Barn, Short-eared & Eastern Screech-Owls) ☺

10:30 – 2:30 Kids Activities (Community Center) ☺

10:30 – 2:30 Owl Nest Box Building ($30/box, garage behind elem school)

10:30 – 2:30 Owl Pellet Dissection ($5/pellet)☺

11:00 AM Owls: the Best Friends of Farmers and Ornithologists in Israel by Dr. Motti Charter ☺

11:00 AM Owl Storytime

11:00 – 1:00 Owl-themed Lunch ☺

12:30 PM Kids Hooting Contest

1:30 PM Owl-themed Live Auction by Pete Peterson ☺

1:30 – 3:00 Alice's Hatch-Day Party ☺

3:00 PM Live Owl Program by SOAR (Snowy, Northern Saw-whet, and Long-eared Owls) ☺

4:00 PM  Indoor Owl Photography Opportunity (gym)☺

5:00 PM Banquet Social Hour (Valley High Golf Club)*

6:00 PM Banquet (Valley High Golf Club) *

7:30 PM World Owl Hall of Fame Award Presentations (Valley High Golf Club) *

8:00 PM Nepal Owl Festival Winning Videos (Valley High Golf Club) *

8:30 PM Owls of the World by Dr. Heimo Mikkola from Finland (Valley High Golf Club) *

Sunday, March 9, 2014

All activities at Houston High School unless otherwise noted

8:30 – 12:30 Birding & Natural History Bus Trip and German Lunch
       (leave from Houston Nature Center) with Dan Jackson and Brian Lee *

9:00 – 4:00 Owl Merchandise, Vendors, and Bake Sale☺

9:00 – 4:00 Rusty and Iris Live Video Feed

9:30 – 4:30 Photography contest voting and hands-on owl displays (Houston Nature Center)

10:00 – 2:00 Owl Pellet Dissection ($5/pellet)☺

10:00 – 2:00 Owl Nest Box Building ($30/box)

10:00 – 2:00 Kids Activities (Community Center) ☺

10:00 AM  Children's Live Owl Program ☺

10:30 AM Cub Scout Program by Jen Lilla (pre-registration required, Community Center) ☺

11:00 AM International Owl Center Update by Karla Bloem ☺

12:00 PM  Indoor Owl Photography Opportunity

12:30 PM Live Owl Program by SOAR (Barn, Short-eared & Eastern Screech-Owls) ☺

2:00 PM  Rusty an Iris 2013 Highlights by Karla Bloem ☺

 

* Pre-registration and fees required

☺ Admission button required (may be in addition to other fees) Adults: $8; Kids ages 4-12: $4; age 3 & under free


 

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