The 34th Annual HummerBird Celebration go back to Rockport and Fulton September 15-18. The stars of the program are the Ruby- throated Hummingbirds in their fall migration. Rufous, Blackchinned, and Buff- bellied Hummingbirds are likewise discovered, providing something for everybody– from yard bird enthusiasts to skilled birders. Activities and subjects consist of birds, butterflies, and environment advancement in your own yard. Sharen Chatterton, the 2022 T-Shirt artist, will sign Tee shirts at her cubicle throughout the occasion.
Visitors can visit choose Hummer Homes for the HummerBird Celebration beginningSept 10. A list of houses can just be acquired at the Rockport-Fulton Chamber Visitor Center upon arrival. Home owners welcome visitors from dawn to sunset Thursday throughSunday A couple of Hummer houses remain open one week after the HummberBird event.
Aransas Pathways Center and Bridge
Free throughout the day, interpretative signs and maps of the whole place task. Located simply north of the Walmart on Business 35 atTule Creek West Hummer Mall: Shop for bird and nature associated products consisting of bird feeders and birding materials, art, precious jewelry and more. Open in High School Commons Friday and Saturday (9 a.m.-5 p.m., and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sunday). Vendors are noted in case program, and food is readily available for purchase.
Outdoor Exhibits: 10 a.m.– 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. onSunday Exhibits showed along the greenspace in front of the auditorium. See pamphlet and map for instructions. Banding Demonstration: Master Bander Kelly Bryan shows the value of banding. Times and places noted in the schedule; open up to the general public.
Aransas Pathways Free Event-Join the enjoyable as a card playing nature enthusiast at 10 a.m.Sept 15 at the Pavilion Center situated north of the Walmart on Business 35 atTule Creek West Prizes and enjoyable for all. EMBELLISH YOUR HUMMINGBIRD FEEDER– 1 p.m. Arts and Crafts Program at the Fulton Mansion, 317 Fulton Beach Rd,Rockport 2-HOUR BOAT BIRDING JOURNEYS with Captain Tommy Moore on “The Skimmer” leaves fromFulton Harbor SPEAKER PROGRAMS– Beginning at 2:20 at the Rockport Aquarium Education Center, 706 Navigation Circle.
WELCOME RECEPTION— 5– 6 p.m.– Free Event-Enjoy Wine and Cheese in addition to unique HummerBird Celebration statements and intros at Rockport Center for the Arts, 401 S. Austin, Suite B Downtown Rockport (Baker Law Building). Featuring artist Austin Uzor.
KEYNOTE DISCUSSION & & SUPPER— 6:30- 8:30 p.m.– Enjoy a discussion by native South Texan and nationally recognized professional photographer and videographer,Cissy Beasley Her vibrant discussion “The Beauty around us” will display the natural world, where order and charm dominate. Dinner consists of Texas BARBEQUE, Smoked Chicken and all the trimmings plus dessert. Location: Rockport Beach, (at end of the beach) Saltwater Pavilion, 210 Seabreeze Dr.
BIRDING LECTURE/FIELD JOURNEY 8:30 a.m. Birding is an exceptional method to delight in the outdoors. Texas provides a few of the very best birding in the United States. This program, led by professional birder, Glenn Olsen, is meant for anybody that wishes to enhance their bird recognition abilities. Meet at Aquarium Education Center, 706 Navigation Circle,Rockport UNIQUE DISCUSSION by Keynote speaker, Richard Crossley, A special chance for an intimate setting getting in touch with Crossley as he provides “Learning to Look”. 7 am. Limit 15 participants.
HummerBird Celebration Birding Tour
BIRDING TRIP OF TEXAS STATE PARKS IN SOUTH TEXAS— Head to Goose Island State Park historical “CCC” structure. Presentation followed by an onsite birding trip led by professionalBen Horstmann 8:30 to 11:30 am Refreshments offered. Note: Ticket purchase enables park entry. PERSONAL UNIQUE BOAT ECO/ BIRD JOURNEY– Private Bird and Eco Nature Boat Trip withAransas Bay Adventures This special journey concentrates on birding and nature. Bring any devices you consider essential. No bathrooms on board.
HUMMER HOUSE ASSISTED BUS JOURNEYS— Visit 3 houses assisted by skilled birders, and see special hummingbird banding by Master Bander,Susan Heath SPEAKER PROGRAMS 10:20 a.m.– 6 p.m. in Auditorium & &High School Commons Library 5pmKeynote is Sky King Falconry with”Wildlife Revealed”– Birds in flight inside your home in theAuditorium BIRD
PHOTOGRAPHY CLASSES — Join professional professional photographers John Martell, or Debra Strothman See schedule for times.Location:(* )at The Inn, 215 Fulton Harbor,Fulton Beach RdFulton SATURDAY OCCASIONS
BUS BIRDING JOURNEY to
Fennessey Ranch an assisted journey on an independently owned 3,361 acre wildlife sanctuary which hosts many birds, plants, amphibians, mammals and more. Enjoy leaves 6:30 am from Bus behind Bus Stop, will return prior to lunch. BUS BIRDING JOURNEY to Martha Luigi Auditorium Q5 Barnhart andRanch Nature Retreat a hayride trip of a working cattle ranch inEnjoy that accepts ecotourism with birding and more. Goliad Co field glasses, video cameras, and guidebook. Bring leaves 6:30 am from Bus behind Bus Stop, will return prior to lunch.Martha Luigi Auditorium speaker
HummerBird Celebration Special Presentation
Keynote discussion is a distinct chance in an intimate setting getting in touch with Richard Crossley as he provides “Crossley to Learning”. 7 am. HUMMER BREAKFAST AT THE HISTORY CENTER 8 to 10 a.m. Look us for the Join at the Hummer Breakfast forHistory Center Aransas County includes herbs gathered from the onsite garden of theBreakfast Center the birds and garden while taking pleasure in a great breakfast. Admire sure to have a look at the displays inside; reoccur design.Be PRIVATE EXCLUSIVE SUNDOWN BOAT ECO/BIRD JOURNEY
— 3pm and Private Bird withEco Nature Boat Trip Aransas Bay Adventures special journey concentrates on birding and nature. This any devices you consider essential,. Bring bathrooms on board. HUMMER HOUSE ASSISTED BUS JOURNEYS–No 3 houses assisted by skilled birders, and see special hummingbird banding by Visit,Master Bander SELF-GUIDED HUMMER HOUSES– Susan Heath readily available in the pamphlet. List at the occasion or Booklet workplace.Chamber- throated hummingbird picture by
10:20 am– 6pm in & &Auditorium High School Commons Library speaker is Keynote, award winning author, at 5 pm in the Richard Crossley.Auditorium BIRD PHOTOGRAPHY CLASSES
— professional professional photographers Join, or John Martell: Deb Strothman Location at The Inn, 215 Fulton Harbor,Fulton Beach Rd Fulton schedule.See HUMMER SHOPPING CENTER CONSISTS OF FOOD SUPPLIER
— for bird and nature associated items. 9am-5pm in Shop commons. High School list in pamphlet and map for instructions.See SUNDAY OCCASIONS
BOAT BIRDING 4-HOUR BREAKFAST ON-THE-BAY JOURNEY
with on “Captain Tommy Moore” provides substantial bay birding. The Skimmer boat provides inside and outside direct exposures on 2 decks and bathrooms.The PRIVATE EXCLUSIVE BOAT ECO/BIRD JOURNEY
— and Private Bird withEco Nature Boat Trip Aransas Bay Adventures special journey concentrates on birding and nature. This any devices you consider essential,. Bring bathrooms on board.No BIRDING TRIP OF TEXAS STATE PARKS IN SOUTH TEXAS
— to Head historical “CCC” structure. Goose Island State Park followed by an onsite birding trip led by professionalPresentation 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Ben Horstmann offered. Refreshments: Note purchase enables park entry.Ticket HUMMER HOUSE ASSISTED BUS JOURNEYS
— 3 houses assisted by skilled birders, and see special hummingbird banding by Visit, Master Bander.Susan Heath SUNDAY SPEAKER PROGRAMS
10:20 -2 pm in schedule. 319 High School Commons Library See, Broadway.Rockport extra info about the
For, consisting of upgraded schedules, and for online registration for all occasions and programs, please check outHummerBird Celebration rockport-fulton.org/HB