WLRH Events

Festival of the Cranes

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Repeats every day 3 times .
Friday, January 14, 2022
Saturday, January 15, 2022
Sunday, January 16, 2022

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Festival of the Cranes at Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge celebrates all the wonderful winter visitors to our area- thousands of ducks, geese, the beautiful Sandhill cranes and the rare Whooping crane. A Friday night concert with John Paul White at the Princess Theatre in downtown Decatur kicks off the festival. President Theodore Roosevelt (Joe Wiegand) will be appearing all weekend along with the Auburn University Raptors. There will be wildlife photography workshops, naturalist-led bird walks and children's activities. The film "OVERLAND" will debut Saturday night at the Princess along with falconer, Lauren McGough who is featured in this award-winning documentary. Events take place at the Wheeler NWR Visitor Center and other Decatur venues. Info. at http://friendsofwheelernwr.org/ and 256-350-6639.

Event Phone Number: 

256-350-6639

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