Annual Reelfoot Lake Eagle Festival

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13th  ANNUAL REELFOOT LAKE EAGLE FESTIVAL
February 3, 4, & 5, 2017

We have 35 Nesting Resident Eagles & We have been seeing up to 70 Eagles a day!

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

 

13th ANNUAL REELFOOT LAKE TOURISM COUNCIL

 

 

EAGLE FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

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

 Friday, February 3, 2017

 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 11:00am)

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

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

NEW: Find the “Hidden Creatures/Eagles Contest” around the State Park

 Saturday, February 4, 2017

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)

11:00am – Deadline for turning in Art & Photography Contests Entries to Tourism Booth (Look below for “Rules”)

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

11:00 am – NEW – Bob Tarter & his amazing animals – Wildlife Education

You won’t want to miss these 2 programs!

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

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

6:30pm – Announce Winners for Art & Photography Contests

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

 Sunday, February 5, 2017

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

 

2016 VENDORS
Hand Thrown Pottery by Earthen Vessels
Art/Painting by David Flood
 Colorful Creations – M. Bell (New)
Face Painting by Gina Lyon
New Life Creations – J. Cochran (New)
Linda Caton -Jewelry, Headbands (New)
Janis Cunningham – Antiques (New)
Mr. Menya – African Soap Stone (New)
Discovery Park of America
Festival T-shirts & Post Cards
USFW

Thank you to each entry entered in these contests. Everyone did a great job!

 

 Photo & Art Contest

$5 Entry Fee

Categories: Nature/Scenic or Wildlife
Mounted & Hang Ready – Only 8×10 or 11×14
Please put your name , address & phone  on back of your Entry!!

Photos or Art work needs to be turned in at the RF Tourism Council’s Booth or mailed in prior to the event.
 Mail Photo or Art work along with entry money to: Reelfoot Lake Tourism Council 1605 State Rt. 21 E. Tiptonville, TN. 38079

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
Best of Show – Prize?
DEADLINE – 11am on Saturday – February 4, 2017
Call 731-253-2007 for more info.
DON’T HAVE TO BE PRESENT TO WIN!!
Winners will be posted on website

 Winners will be announced 6:30 p.m.- February 4, 2017 
Make arrangements to pick up Photos before March 31, 2017
After March 31st Photos will become property of Reelfoot Lake Tourism Council

CALL 731-253-2007 FOR MORE INFORMATION

 
Age Groups: Under 18 or  Over 18
1st Place Cash & Ribbon, 2nd Place Ribbon,  3rd Place Ribbon & Best of Show

 



 

 





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Reelfoot Weather

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Friday 12/09 0%
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Clear. Lows overnight in the low 20s.
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Generally sunny. High around 40F. Winds light and variable.
Chance of Rain
Sunday 12/11 70%
Chance of Rain
Cloudy in the morning, then off and on rain showers during the afternoon hours. High 49F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 70%.