Eagle SkyeNet, a non-profit eagle monitoring, rescue and education centre in Point Roberts, is hosting a huge fundraising event to celebrate its 10-year anniversary this Saturday, Aug. 20.
Eagle SunFest will take place from noon to 6:30 p.m. at the Point Roberts Community Centre (1437 Gulf Road). Come see local bands and listen to short talks that raise awareness about eagles and their history in Point Roberts.
At 12:30 p.m. there will also be an opening ceremony with a drum circle medley and Shaune Ann Feuz singing the Police’s Walking in Your Footsteps.
A classic car show will follow along with a vendor village featuring Spirit Wing Studios, Zyia Active, Prime My Body, Ollie Otter Bakery, Savilla Creations, Myos Beeswax, BM Charmed, photographer Ross Douglas, Chef Rodger, SweetWater Ice Cream Truck, along with collectibles and more.
There will also be plenty of food including barbecue hamburgers, polish sausages and hot dog meals.
Eagle SkyeNet is operated by Point Roberts residents Kimberly and Jeff Butts. They have a partnership with OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehabilitation Society in Ladner where they take injured and sick raptors from Point Roberts.