In an effort to continue to do our part to control the spread of the Coronavirus, some events and experiences the World Bird Sanctuary will be postponed or cancelled. Seating limited due to COVID-19 restrictions. WBS is committed to stopping the spread of Covid-19. For this reason, strict social distancing will be practiced. Due to the new St. Louis Mask Mandate, masks must be worn while a six foot social distance is not possible. Check our Facebook page for most up to date info!
Date Night: Flights for Flight
September 25th • 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Cost: $75 per couple • Ages 18 and up only
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Join us for an evening of adventure and romance with owls and birds of prey. Walk our grounds on a guided tour with one of our naturalists and then enjoy a reserved firefly lit mini picnic with four tastings of either beer, wine or soda. Watch an up close program all about owls and other residents of World Bird Sanctuary.
Vulture Awareness Day
September 26, 2020 at World Bird Sanctuary • $5 donation per person
Celebrate the only Bearded Vulture in the western hemisphere with a collectible one of a kind pint glass featuring our Sofia, the Bearded Vulture. $20 per glass at the event and will be filled with a beverage of your choice. Root beer or Bearded Vulture ale from Mackenzie Brewing Company. Special evening festivities will be held at Mackenzie Brewing Company from 6pm-8pm. Collectible glasses and raffles to support WBS.
Doughnut Drive-Thru: Treat for Tweets
October 3, 2020 • 5:00pm – 6:30pm • Cost: $20 per car
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See and Learn about birds of prey from the comfort of your car. Drive through World Bird Sanctury while our naturalists hold some of our resident birds on their gloves. Ask questions and hear all about different types of species of raptor that we have at the Sanctuary. All participants who pre-register will receive a tasty fall themed doughnut! Non-registered vehicles will be while supplies last. Pre-registration is recommended.
Owl-o-Wine – Age 21+ Only
October 10, 2020 • 6:30pm – 8:30pm • Cost: $50 per couple
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1920’s glamour meets present day fun. Take a step back in time while listening to era music and sipping on signature drinks and desserts. Discretion is paramount and entry is by password only. Guys suit up and girls dress to kill. A little bird once told me, ” a little glitz never hurt nobody!” You never know who or what might show up during the evening. Limited seating due to Covid-19 restrictions. Masks must be worn until seated.
Date Night: Beak Easy
October 17, 2020 • 6:30pm – 8:30pm • Cost: $85 per person
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Enjoy a beautiful night under the stars while sipping a flight of wines carefully selected for this event. Each wine is paired with a decadent chocolate tasting and a fabulous educational presentation about owls. Come with your partner or your best friend. Let’s share in the season and call in the local owls! Limited seating due to social distancing and Covid-19 restrictions. Masks required unless seated and eating/drinking.
Birdies for Birds Golf Tournament
October 22, 2020 • Anytime • $50 per participant, $20 Skins Game for your team, $20/person for 4 Mulligans.
Register for Golf Tournament Here
Social Distance Fundraiser for World Bird Sanctuary for all of our golf enthusiasts. Registration is $50 per team member Skins games, and mulligans extra to be paid through our website. Greens fees are additional $50 or $26 for anyone still holding a rain check from last years golf tournament (this to be paid at Legends Golf Course). Once registered through WBS, tee times will be emailed to team captain. All teams must have (4) golfers. Due to COVID-19 we and the Legends can not add single golfers to teams. Registration and Fees include 18 holes of golf , on course games and golf cart. Registration ends October 18th, 2020. Download Birdies for Birds Flyer
Trick or Tweet Drive-Thru
October 24, 2020 • 5:00pm – 6:30pm • Cost: $20 per car
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Trick or Treating the 2020 style! Drive thru World Bird Sanctuary and see and learn about birds of prey while safely collecting candy and treats along the way! Social distanced and fun for the whole family. $20 donation per car goes to help feed, care and house all of the permanent avian residents and helps with costs we incur rehabilitating raptors to be released back into the wild.
Wizarding Owl-o-Ween Weekend
Wizarding Owl-O-Ween: Drive-Thru • October 30th • 2:00pm – 6:30 pm
Wizarding Owl-O-Ween Walk-Thru • October 31th • 10:00am – 6:00 pm
Muggles $5 (admission only), Wizards $30 (all inclusive package admission, wand, wand core necklace, feather, butter beer, cauldron cake, Honeyduke’s candy bag, and pygmypuff adoption – upgrade adoption to nifler or owl)
Owl Post Letter Delivery Deal:
Send your favorite wizarding enthusiast their very own acceptance letter and supplies list. Delivered by mail or delivered in person by a live WBS Owl (within 25 miles of WBS).”
– by mail: $10
– in person with live owl delivery: $150 options
– or mail a Complete Wizarding Package: $40 includes acceptance letter, wand, wand core necklace, candy, feather and plushie pet.
World Bird Sanctuary presents a Wizarding Owl-o-Ween. Wizards and Muggles are invited to join us for a Harry Potter themed event. Visit our owlery, and see our very own basilisk, acromantula and magical beasts from around the world. Take a break from the Muggle world while sipping butterbeer, trick or tweet at Honeydukes, and find your magic wand at Ollivanders! Costume contest, kids games and crafts. Enjoy food from the Leaky Falcon. You may even get your fortune read by Professor TreDawney.
October 20 • November 6, 14, 21 • December 4, 5, 11, 16 • January 1, 2, 22, 23, 29, 30 • February 5, 6, 19, 20
March: dates coming soon! • Adult Only Nights (ages 18+): November 20, December 12 and January 15
7:00pm at World Bird Sanctuary
Cost: $20 for adults, $12 for children 12 and under
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Come over to the dark side and meet those amazing birds that exist by moonlight. Owl Prowls offer an exciting opportunity to learn more about the amazing life of owls. Spend an evening with a WBS naturalist who will introduce you to live owls and their unique calls. Then, take an easy night hike through our grounds to try to call in a wild owl! Each program will max out at 15 attendees.