Schedule set for Waterfowl Festival in Hatteras village
Published 8:10 am Monday, February 20, 2023
The Hatteras Village Waterfowl Festival is coming to Hatteras Island once again Feb. 24-25, 2023.
A schedule of events has been published for Saturday, Feb. 25. All events are free and open to the public.
Hatteras Civic Center main stage events
Variety of vendors, exhibits along with main stage events, a Cape Hatteras Secondary School student art show, food and drinks and information
11 a.m.: Hawk Manor raptor demonstration
Noon: Duck call presentation
1 p.m.: Duck/goose – identification
2 p.m.: Duck call competition
3 p.m.: Keeper James, historic talk
4 p.m.: Hawk Manor raptor demonstration
Hatteras Island Ocean Center
Variety of make-and-take crafts for kids, tour the Ocean Center, self-guided bird walks, exhibits and displays
10 a.m.: Guided bird walk/watch, make and take crafts:
10 a.m.-1 p.m.: Make and take: nature craft
10 a.m.-4 p.m.: Make and take: bird bands
10 a.m.-4 p.m.: Make and take: binoculars
10 a.m.-4 p.m.: Self-guided nature walks
2 p.m.: Plastics scavenger hunt
Hatteras Community Building: At 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., local artist Trish Dempsey will lead guided painting of the 2023 featured waterfowl, the mallard. Sign up at info booth at the Civic Center. Seats are limited.
Those interested in being a part of the festival this year can find the application at hatterasonmymind.com/HVCA/WaterfowlFestival.