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Carolina Wildlife Arts Festival
February 7 @ 5:00 pm - February 8 @ 5:00 pm EST
Downtown Washington is the place to be on February 7 & 8, 2020 for AOP’s Carolina Wildlife Arts Festival. The festival takes place throughout downtown Washington anchored at the Historic Turnage Theatre with activities at the NC Estuarium & waterfront. Wildlife artists and wares, decoy carving demo & workshops, palette painters, pyography (wood burning) demos, heritage crafts for kids, duck calling demos, fishing seminar, films on the Historic Turnage Theatre big screen and more! Food options throughout downtown Washington and offerings by the Salvation Army at the Turnage Theatre. Thank you sponsors City of Washington, Beaufort County Administration & Grady White Boats.
The festival is free with some ticketed events. Give a donation of $5 or more and use your ticket for discounts downtown!
Friday (5 – 9 PM at the Historic Turnage Theatre)
- 5 – 9 PM Vendors, demos, art exhibit, artist booths and more!
- NC Duck Stamp Winner Display
- 7 PM – NC WILD Film & Music Premier* – $27/$25 (tickets available by phone, 252-946-2504, or at the door)
Saturday (9 AM – 5 PM)
- 9 AM – 5 PM – Wildlife Artists & Vendors at the Historic Turnage Theatre
- 9 AM & 11 AM – Paint a Decoy at the NC Estuarium (pre-register at the Estuarium – 252-948-0000)
- Wood Burning/Pyrography Demos at the Historic Turnage Theatre (throughout the day)
- Wildlife Resources Trailer in front of Historic Turnage Theatre
- 10 AM & 12 noon – Dog Retriever Demos – Waterfront
- 1 PM – Fishing Seminar on Stage at the Historic Turnage Theatre
- NC Duck Stamp Winner Display at the Historic Turnage Theatre
- 3PM – NC WILD Film & Music Premier* – $27/$25 cash discount (tickets available by phone, 252-946-2504, or at the door)
- Salvation Army & Washington Seafood & Crab Food Booth at the Historic Turnage Theatre
*NC WILD “Live” by STRS Film Productions of Washington premiers on Friday at 7 PM. This unique, multi-media presentation is the first in a series of films about NC”s natural beauty & wildlife. The soundtrack was produced by Robert Wm Watson & Blake Scott. The composers will perform the orchestrated film score “LIVE” with the film in the Palace Theatre that will take you into the natural beauty of our coast. This film was preceded by Scott’s Refuge Series shown on UNCTV. CDs will be available at the premier and the Saturday matinee at 3 PM. Part of the tickets proceeds will benefit AOP’s Raise the Roof campaign to replace the historic theatre’s roof structure in 2020.