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Festival of Eagles is going Wild! October 16 – 18, 2015
Every year our community comes together at Festival of Eagles to enjoy a day of activities and entertainment in celebration of the Golden Eagle’s migration. We gather, share, learn and enjoy Canmore’s amazing mountain setting.

Join us this year as we celebrate the last year of Festival of Eagles and transition into Wild … an expanded event.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16
Brian Keating is coming to town! Owner of Going Wild, he is not to be missed.

Join Brian Keating at the Canmore Collegiate High School and let him transport you to amazing places in the world as he presents “Going High”, A spirit-lifting journey.

Brian Keating
7:30 p.m. at the Canmore Collegiate High School Theatre
Tickets $15 in advance, $18 at the door
Doors open at 7 p.m.
Presentation at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets at Café Books – 826 Main St.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17
Nature Photography Workshop with Craig Richards – NEW
9 a.m. – 12 noon / Civic Centre Council Chambers
Pre-registration required: bit.ly/1Lpwyhv ***

Canmore Historical Walking Tour – NEW
Rob Alexander
10 a.m. & 1 p.m. / Departs from the Civic Centre

Live Birds of Prey Exhibit
Colin Weir and Alberta Birds of Prey Centre
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. / Civic Centre

Spotting Scopes
Golden Eagle Viewing
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. / Civic Centre

Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre Rock & Fossil Clinic
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. / Civic Centre

Nature Walks with Ben Gadd
10 a.m. & 1 p.m. / Departs from Civic Centre Plaza
Pre-registration required:bit.ly/1Lpwyhv ***

Bird Walks with Cliff Hansen
11 a.m. (Adults) & 2:30 p.m. (Kids)
Departs from Civic Centre Plaza
Pre-registration required: bit.ly/1Lpwyhv***

BBQ & Live Entertainment with Sid Marty
12 noon – 2 p.m. / Civic Centre Plaza

Pop Up Gallery Opening Reception – NEW
Visit our new Pop Up Gallery and check out the new group show
1 p.m. – 4 p.m. / Town of Canmore’s Arts and Events Office – 902 7th Ave.

Plein Air Painters – NEW
Some of the best local talent. Spot them around town!
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

The Story of the Rundle Rock – Kamenka Quarry Tour
1 p.m. / Departs from Civic Centre Plaza
Pre-registration required: bit.ly/1Lpwyhv ***

CMAGS presents Ben Parayankuzhiyil
“Lafarge’s History and Future”
1 p.m. / Civic Centre

CMAGS presents Gerry Stephenson, former Chief Engineer of the Canmore Coal Mine
“Coal Mining in Canmore—95 Years in 45 Minutes”
2 p.m. / Civic Centre

Seniors Tea & Live Entertainment with Sid Marty
2:30 p.m. / Seniors Centre – 600 9 St

*** Pre- registration required for workshops or tours with limited amount of spots available. Register early to avoid dissapointment. ***

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18
A Wild Sunday at ArtsPlace

Art and Stories: Nuptse and Lhotse go to the Rockies
Tamara Hannah
Listen to the story and create your own art
9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. / Arts Place
Pre-registration required. Fee applies. http://artsplacecanmore.com/**

Roots and Branches: Painting a Family Tree
Rebecca Ferri
11 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. / Arts Place
$5 drop in fee, limited spaces.

Family Movie – Rango
3 p.m. / Arts Place