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Hawk Creek Wildlife and Renaissance Festival
Hawk Creek Wildlife and Renaissance Festival

Great Family Fun in the Medieval Sun

East Aurora – Charging warhorses and thunderous hoof beats mark the start of Hawk Creek Wildlife Center’s WILD RENN FEST July 16, 17, 23, and 24, from 11:00am-4:00pm. The 24th festival is highlighted by nationally renowned TV host Jarod Miller of Animal Exploration, the brave knights of Brothers in Arms Jousting, and the aerial acrobatics of free flying birds during The Royal Tournament.

Jarod Miller will share his diverse wildlife from around the world during his show and meet and greet session. Professional full-armored jousters will duel on horseback for their rights to the fair maidens of the land. Majestic birds of prey will soar directly overhead during the thrilling free flying bird shows.  Young dragonologists can explore the fact versus fiction of these scaly beasts and receive a free token to begin their own dragon collection (supplies limited).

Medieval naturalists will be dispersed throughout the festival grounds for up-close encounters with local and exotic wildlife. Entertainers, delicious food, an art auction, and continuous live music are only the tip of the sword.  Enter the realm of the Bald Eagle in Walk with the Eagles™, where guests have the unique opportunity to stand face to face with our national symbol and capture its fierce beauty on camera. This 2011 event is made possible through the generous support of our sponsors Sonitrol, Noobis, Uncle Bob’s Self Storage, Anastasi Trucking & Paving, M & T Bank, and CBO Glass.

Free parking. Tickets are $14 for adults, $11 for veterans and seniors, $8 for children 5-12 (4 and under are free), and $32 for a family pass (2 adults & 3 children). Tickets can be purchased at the gate or online (free shipping). Tickets purchased online by July 2 receive a discount! Please visit www.hawkcreek.org or call 716-652-8646 for information and directions. No pets please. Event is rain or shine. Hawk Creek Wildlife Center is located at 655 Luther Rd. East Aurora, NY 14052.

Hawk Creek Wildlife Center, Inc. has been featured on Rachael Ray, Conan O’Brien, PBS, and National Geographic. Over 80 non-releasable animals from around the world call Hawk Creek home while hundreds more are rehabilitated at the Center each year. Founded in East Aurora in 1987, Hawk Creek is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing wildlife education, rehabilitation, and conservation services to the community.

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