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​10th Annual Hummingbird Festival Set for Saturday


Hummingbird FestThey are among the smallest birds in the world, and on Aug. 19, you will be able to get a close-up view of the tiny creatures at Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation’s 10th annual Hummingbird Festival.  The free event will take place at Reedy Creek Nature Center, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine.

Bring the entire family and enjoy a day of activities, while learning amazing facts about hummingbirds. It is recommended to arrive early as the best time to see hummingbirds is between 9 – 11 a.m.

Activities include:

  • Children’s activities
  • Crafts
  • Coloring contest
  • Bird banding demonstrations
  • Educational sessions
  • Food and product vendors
  • Nature-themed art show
  • Nature hikes
  • And more!


View pictures from last year’s event.

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