Lake Shelbyville – Eagle Day at Lake Shelbyville is scheduled for Saturday, February 11, 2017 at the Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center. The center will be open from 9:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. for event participants. During that time, visitors may experience a bald eagle up close and learn interesting facts about birds of prey. A 30 minute bald eagle program for kids is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. At 11:00 a.m., there will be a 1 hour “meet & greet” session where a live eagle will be on display for photographs and visitors can ask questions to the Illinois Raptor Center staff. A one hour show at 12:30 p.m. will feature appearances from many different North American birds of prey.
This event is offered free of charge, however space and seating is limited. Please contact the Lake Shelbyville, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to reserve free tickets for the shows. Tickets can be reserved either by phone, email, or in person at the Lake Shelbyville Project Office. The Project Office is open Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For additional information or to reserve tickets, call (217)774-3951 X 2 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.