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HOLD UP! If you haven't registered for the festival yet, do it now so you can get signed up for these included events and get the Festival Registrant discount for the optional events below.
included events requiring pre-registration
These events are included in festival registration, but require pre-registration, so we can plan accordingly. Please click the button below after you have registered and paid for the festival.
alaganik field trip
It's included in your festival registration fee, but we will need an accurate head-count in order to arrange appropriate transportation to this scenic wetland viewing area on the Copper River Delta. If you did not already indicate so on your registration form, please click the button below to add your name to the Alaganik Field Trip list!
birders' mixer cocktail hour with major marine tours
Major Marine Tours is hosting this fun on-water event on Saturday night from 4-6pm! Entrance and appetizers are included in your festival registration fee, but space is limited. Please click the button below to be added to the entrance list for this event. Note: beverage cost while on board is not included in festival registration.
SHOREBIRD ART & HAND-CRAFTING WORKSHOPS WITH THE NET LOFT
View the full list of Net Loft classes and descriptions here. All classes held at the Net Loft classroom. Registration is required for all Net Loft classes & most classes fill prior to festival, so reserve now. Cost is not included in Festival registration (but ask for the 10% Festival Registrant discount). Sign up now to reserve your place by clicking on the image. Space is limited!
Class times: Thurs, May 4th - 6-9:30pm, Fri, May 5th - 1:30-5pm, Sat, May 6th - several times, Sun, May 7th - 2:30-5:30pm
ABUNDANCE OF BIRDS: MANY FACES OF THE MAASKAAQ
Join Ilanka Cultural Center staff and make a clay mask with feathers representing the cultural significance of birds in local Native culture. Class is two-part and held in the Native Village of Eyak building. Registration required and cost is not included in Festival registration (but ask for the Festival Registrant Discount!) Space is limited. To sign up, call 907-424-7903.
Class times: (must attend both classes) Friday, May 5th – 10am - noon and Saturday, May 6th 11am – 1pm
SHOREBIRD AIRBOAT TOURS
Enjoy a scenic airboat trip down the Eyak River on your way to a birder's paradise. 2-3 hour trip. Cost is not included in festival registration (but ask for the Festival Registrant discount!) Advanced sign up required! For more info, click on the image. To make your reservation, call 907-491-1424 or email email@example.com.
Tour times: Thursday May 4th—8:45am, Friday May 5th - 9:00 am, Saturday May 6th 10:00am, Sunday May 7th 11:00am