Annual Reelfoot Lake Eagle Festival

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12th  ANNUAL REELFOOT LAKE EAGLE FESTIVAL – February 5, 6, & 7, 2016

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

 

12th ANNUAL REELFOOT LAKE TOURISM COUNCIL

Was a Great Event last year!
Everyone has been viewing many Eagles!

 

EAGLE FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

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

 Friday, February 5, 2016

 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, February 6, 2016

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 7, 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 
Handmade Items & Beauty Control – Nancy Butler
Face Painting by Gina Lyon
Discovery Park of America
USFW

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

 

Amateurs Only 2015 Photo Contest
Winners for 2015:

 

Tina Woodall
Lauren McPeak

$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
Winners for 2015


Daniella Osbourn
Stuart Cooper
Allison Julian (Youth)

Brendon Kendall (Youth)

  $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

 



 

 





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

  • All Day, May 1, 2015 September 30, 2015 – Reelfoot Lake Scenic Boat Cruises
  • All Day, May 23, 2015 May 26, 2015 – Memorial Day Weekend Pontoon Cruises at Reelfoot Lake
  • All Day, May 23, 2015 May 25, 2015 – WWII Living History at Discovery Park of America
  • 6:30 pm, May 23, 2015 June 16, 2015 – Heroes Memorial Bike & Boat Run in Samburg
  • All Day, May 30, 2015 May 31, 2015Cardboard Boat Regatta at Discovery Park of America
  • 7:00 am 12:00 pm, May 30, 2015 – 2015 Bream Bash sponsored by the Lake County Lion's Club
  • 7:00 am 1:00 pm, June 6, 2015 – 24th Annual Reelfoot National Wildlife Refuge Youth Fishing Rodeo & Free Fishing Day
  • All Day, June 8, 2015 June 12, 2015Reelfoot Lake Jr. Ranger Camp - Ages 6-14
  • All Day, June 13, 2015 June 14, 2015The Restless Heart Concert at Discovery Park
  • All Day, June 17, 2015 June 18, 2015Ride the Fault Line - Pedal through 4 states in 1 week.
  • All Day, June 20, 2015 – Reelfoot Lake Butterfly Count
  • All Day, June 27, 2015 June 28, 2015Great American Campout
  • 7:00 pm 10:00 pm, July 3, 2015 July 5, 2015 – Annual Fireworks Display Sponsored by Reelfoot Lake Tourism Council - You Don't Want to Miss this Fun Filled Weekend!
  • All Day, July 5, 2015 – "Round House Reunion" - Weekend of Music & Fireworks!

Reelfoot Weather

Partly Cloudy
Saturday 05/23 10%
Partly Cloudy
Considerable clouds this morning. Some decrease in clouds later in the day. High 81F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.
Chance of Rain
Sunday 05/24 30%
Chance of Rain
A shower or two possible early with partly cloudy skies in the afternoon. High around 85F. Winds SSE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
Thunderstorm
Monday 05/25 90%
Thunderstorm
Thunderstorms likely. High 78F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90%.