Annual Reelfoot Lake Eagle Festival

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11th  ANNUAL REELFOOT LAKE EAGLE FESTIVAL

FOR LODGING INFORMATION – CHECK OUR “LODGING PAGE”

“ALL FESTIVAL EVENTS WILL BE HELD AT THE STATE PARK VISITOR’S CENTER”
2595 STATE RT. 21E., TIPTONVILLE, TN 38079

 

11th ANNUAL REELFOOT LAKE TOURISM COUNCIL

EAGLE FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

WILL BE HELD AT REELFOOT STATE PARK VISITOR’S CENTER – HWY. 21E

 Friday, January 30, 2015

 10:00am – Eagle & Waterfowl Tours by Bus – 2 hour tour

1:30pm – Eagle & Waterfowl Tours by Bus – 2 hour tour

4 – 8pm -Vendors Open in Ellington Hall Building (State Park)

4 – 8pm Entries for Art & Photography Contests turn in at Tourism Booth (Deadline Saturday 10:00am)

7:00pm – Welcome & Overview to Eagle & Waterfowl Watcher’s

7:30pm – Slide Show Program on Nature, Wildlife & History of Reelfoot Lake

 Saturday, January 31, 2015

6:00am – Sunrise Photography Walk – Meet at RF Visitors Center

8:00am – Eagle & Waterfowl Tours by Bus – 2 hour tour

9:00am – 9:00pm - Vendors Open at Ellington Hall (State Park)

10:00am – Deadline for turning in Art & Photography Contests Entries to Tourism Booth

10:00am – Eagle & Waterfowl Tours by bus – 2 hour tour

10:00am – 4:00pm – Activity For Children- Paint a Ceramic Eagle/Duck Decoy ($5.00 fee)
&
Face Painting

2:00pm – Live Birds of Prey Program – With John & Dale Stokes.

1:30pm – Eagle & Waterfowl Tours by Bus – 2 hour tour

12:30 & 3:30 – Flying Dinosaur’s – 1st Birds of Prey – Presented by Discovery Park of America

6:00pm – Announce Winners for Art & Photography Contests

7:00pm – Live Birds of Prey Program – With John & Dale Stokes.

 Sunday, February 1, 2015

6:00am Sunrise Photography Walk – Meet at RF Visitors Center

10:00am Eagle & Waterfowl Tours by Bus – 2 hour tour

1:30pm Eagle & Waterfowl Tours by Bus – 2 hour tour

 RESERVATIONS REQUIRED FOR ALL TOURS-SEATING IS LIMITED

REELFOOT LAKE STATE PARK(731-253-9652) – $5.00 PER PERSON

ALL TOURS DEPART FROM STATE PARK VISITORS CENTER

 LODGING, FESTIVAL, PHOTO & ART CONTEST’S INFORMATION

731-253-2007 OR www.reelfoottourism.com

 

VENDORS
Hand Thrown Pottery by Earthen Vessels
Art/Painting by David Flood & Karon Griffin
Handmade Items & Beauty Control – Nancy Butler
Face Painting by Gina Lyon
Discovery Park of America
USFW
Naturalist David Haggard

 

Amateurs Only 2015 Photo Contest
$5 Entry Fee
Photo needs to be turned in at the RF Tourism Council’s Booth or mailed in one week prior to the event.
Mail Photo along with entry money to: Reelfoot Lake Tourism Council 1605 State Rt. 21 E. Tiptonville, TN. 38079
CASH MONEY WILL BE AWARDED
1st Place cash prize in each age group is based on entries 80% of entries is paid out to 1st place.
Age Groups: Under 18 & Over 18
1st Place Cash & Ribbon
2nd Place Ribbon
3rd Place Ribbon
DEADLINE – 10am on January 31, 2015
Call 731-253-2007 for more info.
DON’T HAVE TO BE PRESENT TO WIN!!
Winners will be posted on website
Contestants will be disqualified if name & address & phone is not written on back of Photo & $5.00 is not paid
One Entry Per Person- Per Category
Categories: Nature Scenic or Wildlife
Mounted Only 8×10 or 11×14

Photo Winners will be announced 6:00 p.m-January 31st & displayed thru end of February
Make arrangements to pick up Photos before March 31, 2015
After March 31st Photos will become property of Reelfoot Lake Tourism Council

 

2015 ART CONTEST
  $5 per entry

 Mail Art Work along with entry money to: Reelfoot Lake Tourism Council 1605 State Rt. 21 E. Tiptonville, TN. 38079

 Art needs to be turned in at the Tourism Council’s Booth or mailed in one week prior to the event.

 1st Place Cash Prize in each age group is based on entries/ 80% of entries is paid out to 1st place.

 Categories: Any Media & Black and White Sketches
“BEST SKETCH” and “BEST COLOR PICTURE”
ALL AGES CAN ENTER

DEADLINE – 10 A.M. – JANUARY 31,2015

CALL 731-253-2007 FOR MORE INFORMATION

 DON’T HAVE TO BE PRESENT TO WIN!

 Winners will be posted on website

 Contestants will be disqualified if name & address & phone is not written on back of art
One Entry Per Person

Age Groups: Under 18 and Over 18
1st Place Cash & Ribbon, 2nd Place Ribbon & 3rd Place Ribbon

 



 

 






 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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