Visitors flock to Classic Wildlife Art Festival

By From page B13 | July 12, 2013


BEAUTIFUL DECOYS will be part of the Pacific Flyway Decoy Association’s Classic Wildlife Art Festival. Courtesy photo

America’s oldest art form will be celebrated in magnificent style when the top U.S. and Canadian professional and amateur birding enthusiasts, carvers and artists gather in Sacramento for the popular 43rd Annual Pacific Flyway Decoy Association’s Classic Wildlife Art Festival.

Held at the DoubleTree Hotel Sacramento, 2001 Point West Way in Sacramento, on Saturday and Sunday, July 13-14, the art festival features mini “how to” workshops, fascinating demonstrations throughout each day, judged competitions, stunning wildlife art exhibition and sale, hands-on art and educational activities for kids, raffles and door prizes.

“Birders,” novices and kids of all ages, flock to the event celebrating traditional wildlife artworks with carving and “Will it float?” contests, fine art displays, priceless antique decoys, sculpture and interactive activities for the kids.

Tickets are free for children 12 and under at the door. The event is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 13 and from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 14.

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