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Birdfest & Bluegrass

October 5 @ 5:00 pm

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One event on October 6, 2018 at 10:00am

19TH ANNUAL BIRDFEST AND BLUEGRASS CELEBRATION

Click here for the full schedule of events and activities!

FRIDAY

5:30PM: Opening Celebration at Sportsman’s Steakhouse & Saloon
with raffles, Birdfest themed beverages and a taco bar.


SATURDAY

Bluegrass and Festival Day

10-4PM – Festival @ Overlook Park|
Opening ceremony with Traveling Day Society, Farmer’s Market and Birdfest Vendors & Bluegrass Pickers

10-4PM – Family Zone Activities @ Overlook Park
Make and play bluegrass instruments, make a birdfeeder and nature journal, bird & wildlife inspired games and crafts, scavenger hunts

11-4PM – Wine Garden @ Overlook Park
with Windy Hills Winery & Spudder’s Crest Wines

10-5PM – Birder’s Marketplace @ Ridgefield Community Center
25+ artisans with nature inspired items for sale

10:30 and 1:30 – Kayak Tours @ Ridgefield Kayak (Public Boat Launch)
Guided 2.5 mile tour on Lake River. Register for “Ridgefield Birdfest Bluegrass Paddle” on aldercreek.com.

10AM – Kids Activities @ Ridgefield Community Library
Make your own Birdman Mask!

11AM – Intermediate Guitar Workshop @ RSD Maintenance Building

12PM – Vocal Harmony Workshop @ RSD Maintenance Building

12-2PM – Oregon Zoo ZAP @ Overlook Park

2PM – Misty Mamas Band Performance @ Old Liberty Theater

3:30PM – Audubon Live Bird Show @ Union Ridge Elementary School

4:30PM – Big Canoe Paddle @ Public Boat Launch
Paddle 14-passenger 29′ canoes along Lake River, guided by Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership 

ALL DAY – BLUEGRASS PICKER’S FESTIVAL @ VARIOUS LOCATIONS AROUND TOWN.

And, lots of activities on the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge.


SUNDAY

No bluegrass, no in-town events.

Activities on the Refuge include Chinook Village archeology walk, community booths, crane tours and a closing ceremony/Salmon Bake at the Cathlapotle House.

For information about becoming an indoor or outdoor vendor and to submit an application, see the Friends of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge website.

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Date:
October 5
Time:
5:00 pm
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Venue

Overlook Park, Downtown Ridgefield
Corner of Pioneer and Main
Ridgefield, WA 98642
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