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|About||Every Saturday & Sunday in January. Details at http://www.SkagitEagleFestival.com.|
|Mission||To educate, entertain and enlighten you about the majestic eagles of eastern Skagit County.|
The Concrete Chamber of Commerce presents the Skagit Eagle Festival every full weekend (Saturday and Sunday) in January. You and your family have a wide range of recreation, education and entertainment options that celebrate the annual return of the eagles to the Skagit River Valley, and helps you learn about other wildlife in our area as well.
The month-long format offers more variety, convenience and flexibility for visitors, who can choose among dozens of activities in Concrete, Rockport, Marblemount and beyond, during each of the four weekends.
Visitors can select the activities they’re most interested in and design their own personalized experience. With more smaller venues offering indoor and outdoor activities through the month, this has become a very diverse and dynamic celebration.
A mainstay of activities is offered every Saturday and Sunday, including eagle-watching stations provided by the US Forest Service and staffed by specially trained volunteers; river rafting and float trips available from several companies; fish hatchery tours where visitors learn about the salmon that attract the eagles to the area each year; and wine-tastings and related events offered at local vineyards.
The Skagit River Bald Eagle Interpretive Center and Nature Store is open every Saturday and Sunday in Rockport, providing guided walks and lectures, as well as cultural and historical information about eagles, the Skagit River Valley and surrounding area.
Other activities are offered only on specific Saturdays, including free hayrides at a historic family-owned ranch, live music, photography workshops, a 5k run and nature walk, raptor presentations - and more!
Also, special presentations at the historic Concrete Theatre, Native American drumming and crafts at the Marblemount Community Hall, as well as photography workshops and more.
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The first eagle festival was held in 1987. It continued each winter for 22 years as a one- or two-day event, sponsored by a group of
|Founded||Skagit Eagle Festival 2011|
|Products||Educational events, recreational opportunities and entertainment for the whole family.|