THIRD ANNUAL AUSTIN BLUEBONNET EGG SHOW
"Celebrating the Beauty of The Egg
Inside and Out"
JUNE 1, 2013: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Callahan's General Store
501 Bastrop Highway / 183 S.
Austin, TX 78741
Do you have backyard chickens and eggs? Its time to start saving those eggs! The Brazos Valley Poultry Club is pleased to announce the third annual Austin Bluebonnet Egg Show, which will be held June 1, 2013, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm, at Callahan's General Store, 501 Bastrop Highway, Austin, Texas. We'll also be launching the first annual Austin Bluebonnet Egg Drive, in partnership with Keep Austin Fed.
The early bird gets the worm - and the guaranteed map when s/he pre-purchases online. Online sales end 3/29 at 11:59 p.m. Maps are limited, so ensure your copy for pick up in advance or at the Will Call counter at the Information Center on Tour Day.
Meet the Artist. Lauren Scheur, illustrator and author of the dearly loved Scratch and Peck Blog, and memoir, Once Upon a Flock: Life with my Soulful Chickens, will be on hand to sign books on 3/30 at Tour Headquarters at the Information Center. Lauren designed the artwork on our fabulous 2013 t-shirts! Come out and flap a feather her way!
Lauren will be signing books from 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. on Tour Day at the Information Center.
The 2013 maps/tickets are on sale now at Buck Moore Feed and Supply on North Lamar and Callahan's General Store on S. 183 in limited supply for counter purchase. Maps purchased online through Brown Paper Tickets are available for pickup at Buck Moore Feed and Supply.
New to chickens? Start Tour day (3/30/2013) with a free presentation on "Getting Started with Chickens" from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m., presented by Cameron Molberg, of Coyote Creek Farm and Organic Feed Mill. The talk is in the educational area to the left of Buck Moore Feed and Supply, location of Tour Headquarters and Information Center. Please bring your own lawn chairs, and arrive early to allow time for parking.
Join us on March 23rd to kick off the Coop Tour at Callahan's General Store off 183. Come learn about Reinventing the Chicken Coop: 14 Original Designs with Step-by-Step Building Instructions with authors Kevin McElroy and Matthew Wolpe.