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Great River Eagle Days

Sat, Jan 25 – Sun, Jan 26, 2025 • 10:00am - 4:00pm

3rd & York, Quincy, IL 62301

The event honors Native American traditions surrounding bald eagles, with a variety of sacred ceremonies and entertainment. Native American food and crafts and educational activities for children. Eagles will be present for viewing at the Locks.

To celebrate the return of our National bird, the great Bald Eagle, the public is invited to the activities at the civic center, Black Fox Singers, Native American dancers, vendors, food, live raptors and an eagle watch, held from 10-5pm Sat and 10-4pm Sunday.  Hosted by the Standing Bear Council, with entertaiment both days from the Omeyocan Dancers.  Educational activities for all ages.  Dont miss the Indian Fry Bread and Indian Tacos.  In close proximity to the Civic Center, Lock and Dam 21 rangers will offer scopes for viewing of the birds in their natural setting.  For more information contact See Quincy at 1-800-978-4748. 

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  • Mon: Closed
  • Tue: Closed
  • Wed: Closed
  • Thu: Closed
  • Fri: Closed
  • Sat: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Sun: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Free admission for 12 and under, $3 for ages 61 and over and $5 for 12 to age 60.

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