Saturday & Sunday at 12pm and 2:30pm
Across Alley

Join National Eagle Center presenters for our popular eagle program! In this exciting and informational program you will meet a live eagle ambassador! Explore the exciting world of eagles, learn fascinating facts about eagle biology and behavior, hear the story of their near extinction and remarkable recovery in North America, and learn the stories of the National Eagle Center ambassadors. Perfect for all ages, this program is a crowd favorite and you are certain to come away having learned something new. Don’t miss out!


Saturday & Sunday ALL DAY
In National Eagle Center


Drop-in and visit the live eagle ambassadors where they live! Our naturalist educators will be on hand to answer your questions, feed the eagles, and provide you with an unforgettable up-close experience with our resident bald and golden eagles. Bring your eagle enthusiasm, eagle questions, and your camera!

ST. CROIX & NAMEKAGON RIVERS – The Enduring Legacy
Presentation by photographer Craig Blacklock
Saturday at 1pm (1st Floor Classroom)
Book Signing 2pm – 4pm (Watershed Gallery)

Join internationally-recognized, award-winning photographer Craig Blacklock as he presents on his latest project: ST. CROIX & NAMEKAGON RIVERS – The Enduring Legacy. Craig is a Minnesota-based fine art and landscape photographer who focuses on the wild areas of Lake Superior. He will share stories and insight into his latest project and 18th book. Selected works from this project are currently on exhibit in the Watershed Gallery at the National Eagle Center.

An artist reception and book signing will follow in the Watershed Gallery.

Learn more HERE.

Sunday Only – 11am-3pm
2nd Floor of National Eagle Center

Stop by and visit with members of the Wisconsin Conservation Corps. They’ll educate you about the important mission and work of the Corps and have fun hands-on activities for visitors to experience. Be sure to check it out!

NATIVE DESIGNS w/Dick Mindykowski
Saturday & Sunday – ALL DAY
In Rotunda


Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Chippewa craftsman Dick Mindykowski creates woodland gifts created from wood and animal products harvested from the outdoors. Walking sticks, canes, turtle rattles, beaver shields, dream catchers, leather pouches. All hand tanned and carved. A great activity for kids, he offers kids a chance to make their own necklace, dream catcher or keychain from beads, antler, hides and more.

Saturday & Sunday – ALL DAY
Across Alley


Are the kids inspired by the eagles and cool animals they meet at SOAR? Let their imaginations run wild as they enjoy some nature-themed arts and crafts!

Thank you to our 2019 sponsors!