Need something to round out your birding itinerary? Looking for some great casual birding in a stunning location? We are excited to add "Birding at Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery" to our list of trips and even more excited to be able to offer it on three different days!
Bird Fest is excited to host such an incredible number of opportunities for you to experience bird inspired art! Leavenworth is home to an amazing art community eager to share unique experiences painting, writing poetry, enjoying music or simply strolling through a gallery. Bird Fest weekend has what you are looking for.
Bird Fest Art Exhibit
“Pacific Northwest Birds and Their Habitats” is a visual celebration of the beauty of birds and the talents of local area artists. The show runs April 27–May 20 at Snowy Owl Theater.
You are invited to the exhibit reception on May 17th from 5-7pm at Snowy Owl Theater. Come by the gallery anytime throughout the weekend. Art is available for purchase.
Art Classes with Catharine Gill
Renowned artist Catharine Gill will guide students in mix media sketching and watercolor, both outside and in the studio. She is teaching 2 courses, lunch included.
- Focus on Line and Gesture: Friday, May 18th from 9:30am to 2:30pm
- Focus on Color: Saturday, May 19 from 9:30am to 2:30pm
Explore nature and art and create a masterpiece.
Sip and Paint
Start the weekend off right with a relaxing and fun night to learn to paint your own step by step painting alongside your friends. All supplies provided, no experience necessary!
Local wine by the glass will be available for purchase. Aprons will be provided but clothing for painting in is suggested.
May 17th from 6 - 8pm at the Barn!
Flirting with Air: Writing poems about birds...
Compile all of your musings from this incredible weekend on paper with local poets Derek Sheffield and Cynthia Neely. Also, enjoy readings from nature inspired poets including David Sibley's, Bright Wings.
Sunday, May 20th at 10am
Song Bird Concert
The Marlin Handbell Ringers and Friends Celebrate Community and Spring in a Bird Fest tradition! Enjoy the talent and artistry of these beloved local performers at Snowy Owl Theater. Come early to browse the Bird Fest Art show!
Friday, May 18th | 7pm | Snowy Owl Theater
No Registration Necessary
The 2019 Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest Program is now available!