|Category:||Animals & Pets|
|Organizer:||Friends of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge|
|Exhibition center:||Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge|
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Overview interest facts - BirdFest And Bluegrass 2022
BirdFest And Bluegrass is an event held the first full weekend of October. The event will be October 5th, 2019 in Ridgefield, WA, USA. This event showcases the wildlife refuge that makes Ridgefield what it is, and the endangered species that rely on it. The event sprawls throughout town, on both units of the Refuge, and includes events like Sandhill Crane tours (a once-in-a-lifetime chance to watch Sandhill Cranes enter or leave their roosting areas on closed units of the Refuge), Audubon Live Bird Shows, Bird and Nature themed vendors, nature and bird walks and hikes, photography workshops, geology, watercolor painting, ethnobotany, Traditional Salmon Bake, kids crafts, farmers market, partner booths and more. Bluegrass bands play around town, with a concert and possibly more. A "Bird of the Year" is chosen and desides the theme for many crafts, the commemorative button (free ice cream or entry to a show), and more.