Fulton-Mason Eagle Day Event
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Free, donations appreciated
Join us for the annual Fulton-Mason Eagle Day event. Activities include live raptor programs, hands-on activities and crafts for kids, and bird watching in various locations in Lewistown and Havana, Illinois. The event is free and for all ages.
World Bird Sanctuary's Raptor Awareness programs will be held at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. in the Dickson Mounds auditorium. Tickets will be available on a first come, first served basis, beginnin at 8:30 a.m. at Dickson Mounds, the day of the event. Tickets cannot be reserved in advance. Seating is limited. Admission is free.
Visitors may enjoy viewing "The Wandering Flatlanders – A Photographic Journey for Illinois Wildlife", a display of photographs by Kevin Wright and Dwight Eddington, at Dickson Mounds.
More event details, schedule, and program locations to be announced. Visit dicksonmounds.com or experienceemiquon.com
Sponsored by the City of Lewistown, City of Havana, Forbes Biological Station, Havana Oktoberfest Committee, Illinois River Biological Station, Illinois River Road National Scenic Byway, Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds, Therkildsen Field Station at Emiquon, The Nature Conservancy, USFWS Illinois River Refuges Complex, Lewistown Chamber of Commerce, Spoon River Electric Coop, and Plum Hill Vacation Rental Properties. Activities and displays contributed by the Astoria High School's Environmental Club, Havana Park District, Emiquon Audubon, Mason County Arts Council, the University of Illinois Extension's Master Gardeners and Master Naturalists, and USFWS Carterville FWCP Wilmington Substation.
Holy Smoke BBQ will have food available for purchase at Dickson Mounds.
Birding Event/Bird Walk; Education/schools; Family Event; Outdoor Event