We're open Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Programs with an owl flight at 11:00, 2:00, and 3:30
Adults: $5; Children 4-17: $3; ~ Members and children 3 and under: FREE
Large groups may schedule special programs on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
Special Upcoming Programs and Events:
(c) Pamela Dimeler
(c) Roseanne Yoakum
Edible Owl Art Contest
Entries due Sept. 24 at 10:00 AM
Public voting Sept. 24-25
- Entries must be 100% food, with the exception of skewers, toothpicks or other structural supports. Supports must be hidden and no more than a minor part of the entry. Entries may be baked goods, fruits and vegetables, or other food items.
- Entries will be kept at room temperature. Keep this in mind when you choose the foods to use, since they will be on display for 2-3 days.
- Entries must be submitted on a disposable base, such as a paper plate.
- There are two categories: Family (children assisted by adults) and Individual Adult.
- Limit one entry per category per household.
- There is no entry fee.
- Entries must be delivered in person to the International Owl Center on Friday, September 23 between 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM or Saturday, September 24 between 9:00 and 10:00 AM. Fill out an entry form with your contact information when you arrive to be displayed with your entry.
- Paid admission to the Owl Center is not required to drop off or pick up an entry (but is required to view the owls, displays or programs).
- The public will vote for their favorite piece, without tasting, to determine the winners.
- Voting will be done by putting money into a container by each entry.
- Paid admission IS REQUIRED to view entries and to vote for winners
- The entry in each category with the most money in its jar by noon on Sunday, September 25 will win half the money in its jar. For example, if the top Family entry has $75.38 in its jar, the creators will win $37.69.
- Entries may be picked up from 12:00 – 5:00 PM on Sunday, September 25. All unclaimed entries will be disposed of.
September 24, 2016 at 6:30 PM (carpool)
October 15, 2016 at 6:30 PM (carpool)
November 12, 2016 at 6:30 PM (carpool)
December 31, 2016 at 6:30 PM (carpool)
January 14, 2017 at 6:30 PM (carpool)
February 11, 2017 at 6:30 PM (carpool)
March 4, 2017 at 8:00 PM (on a bus as part of the Festival of Owls)
April 15, 2017 at 7:30 PM (carpool)
Members: $7, non-members $10, though price is yet to be determined for the March owl prowl bus.
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The International Owl Center advances the survival of wild owl populations through education and research. We plan to accomplish our mission through biological and cultural programs and displays, green building design, citizen-science and other research, international exchange of information, the World Owl Hall of Fame, the International Festival of Owls, and other means.