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2nd Annual Birds & Books Opening Mixer at Patrick Ranch


Wednesday, January 21, 2015
5:00 – 8:00 pm
Patrick Ranch
10381 Midway, located between Chico & Durham

Free Admission and Parking for all festival participants and general public

Glenwood House Tour $5

Start your winter birding adventure by attending the 2nd Annual Snow Goose Festival Birds & Books Opening Mixer!

Meet local and regional authors who have touched upon a wide range of subjects in our natural world. They will share their passion and sell their books.

Enjoy light refreshments featuring local products, live music, and no-host bar.

Pull up a chair in Pat’s Barn and enjoy the outstanding avian wonders of our area during the Bird Photo Slideshow. Photos submitted by our trip leaders, participants and photographers will continually show throughout the evening.

Even if you can’t make it on a field trip or attend a workshop presentation, the Birds & Books Mixer is a great place to introduce yourself and your family to the joys of birding and our natural world.

Ample parking is available.

Art Opening & Welcome Reception


Friday, January 23, 2015
5:00 to 8:00 pm at Avenue 9 Gallery
Free to the public. Free parking

Click here for more details on Art Exhibit.

All festival attendees are invited to attend the Pacific Flyway Art & Welcome Reception, Friday, January 23, 5:00 – 8 pm. View the inspiring collection of artwork, enjoy refreshments, live music, splendid conversations, and a no-host bar. Bring a friend and meet the artists, along with fellow festival participants, presenters, and field trip leaders. This is a truly special evening you won’t want to miss!

There is ample free parking at the corner of 10th Avenue and the Esplanade, courtesy of Chico Nut Company.

“Wildlife Wonders VI"

January 2 – January 24, 2015
Orland Art Center
732 4th St. Orland, CA 95963
Winter Hours: Tuesdays – Saturdays 1:00 – 6:00 pm

This show partners with California's Snow Goose Festival and features well-known artist Steele Roberts-Ross.

(Above) "On the Hunt" and "Stepping Along."

Waterfowl and wildlife artist Steele Roberts-Ross returns to the Gallery with a stunning new collection of his original acrylic wildlife paintings.

Roberts-Ross is rightfully acclaimed for his accuracy and his ability to capture the subtle beauty of nature and its wildlife inhabitants.