Friday, May 5, 2017 at 5:00 PM EDT
Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 3:00 PM EDT

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United Plant Savers

35703 Loop Rd
Rutland, OH 45775-8900

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Rebecca Farley
Rural Action

Birds in the Hills Festival 2017

Join us for the second Birds in the Hills Festival May 5th-7th. This year's festival will take place at the 380 acre United Plant Savers Goldenseal Botanical Sanctuary nestled in foothills of the Appalachian mountains.

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Add an Additional Guest | Note children under 12 yrs. old are waived of the general event fee.

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  • Friday 7pm-8:30pm Author Katie Fallon shares about her recent book about cerulean warblers, Cerulean Blues.

  • Saturday 8am-11am

  • Saturday 1pm-4pm

  • Sunday 8am-1pm

  • Sunday 2pm-3pm Optional hike around United Plant Savers

Kids Activities (If applicable):

  • Friday 7pm-8:30pm (Note: No kid's activities are planned)

  • Saturday 8am-11am--Childrens Activity--Creeking with Rural Action's Sunday Creek Watershed Team: Make a splash searching the beautiful United Plant Savers stream for signs of life.

  • Saturday 1pm-4pm--Childrens Activity--Kite and Boat Making: Get ready to float & fly at Heart Pond! Try your hand at creating a boat(fit for a mouse) or kite(regular human sized) out of recycled materials. All levels of engineers are welcome.

  • Sunday 8am-11am--Childrens Activity--Sharpen your outdoor skills with Rural Actionís Joe Brehm-- fire starting, camouflage, shelter building and more. Hide yourself completely with camouflage, create your very own life size shelter, and build a fire to keep warm. Go back to the basics in this awesome Environmental Education session--can you survive?

  • Sunday 2-3pm

Please select all meals and field trips you would like to attend

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Tent Camping

$15.00 PER FAMILY Please limit yourself to a maximum of 3 tents

1 $15.00 each

ADULT Friday dinner

Angus beef burgers or veggie burger if you select vegetarian, organic spring mix salad, potato salad, with green tea or sweet tea.

6 $20.00 each

CHILDRENS Friday Dinner

5 $10.00 each

ADULT Saturday Breakfast

Bagels, Cereal, Fruit, Granola, Yogurt, Juice, and Coffee

6 Free

CHILDRENS Saturday Breakfast

5 Free

ADULT Saturday Lunch

Chicken Wings or Veggie Burger if you select Vegetarian, 3-cheese macaroni, coleslaw, with green tea or sweet tea.

6 $20.00 each

CHILDRENS Saturday Lunch

5 $10.00 each

ADULT Saturday Dinner

Chopped BBQ pork or BBQ tofu if you select vegetarian, buttered Mashed Potatoes, organic spring mix salad, fire roasted zucchini and squash, with green tea or sweet tea.

6 $20.00 each

CHILDRENS Saturday Dinner

5 $10.00 each

ADULT Sunday Breakfast

Bagels, Cereal, Fruit, Yogurt, Granola, Juice, Coffee.

6 Free

CHILDRENS Sunday Breakfast

5 Free

ADULT Sunday Lunch

Remaining Kisers BBQ pork and tofu from Saturday along with hot dogs and fun dutch oven treats.

6 Free

CHILDRENS Sunday Lunch

5 Free

Saturday Evening BEER TASTING

All participants must be age 21 years or older to attend. Beer lover? Join us Saturday evening for a calming wind down to the day as we try a variety of Ohio local brewskies. Just for the adults! Get a taste of some new beers and some familiar favorites. Beers will be from Jackie Oís Brewery, Devilís Kettle Brewery, Wolf Ridge Brewing, Little Fish Brewing, and North High Brewing. Join the fun and enjoy live music after.

6 $15.00 each

Saturday Field Trip 8am-11pm

Field Trip for the adults led by naturalist and nature photographer, Bruce Simpson. This expert led hike is centered around beautiful Ohio Warblers!

6 $10.00 each

Saturday Field Trip 1pm-4pm

Birding and management studies of Vinton Experimental Forest, Led by Steve Matthews.

6 $10.00 each

Sunday Field Trip 8am-11am

Lake Snowden with Stefan Gleissberg

6 $10.00 each

Rural Action Membership

6 $20.00 each


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