If you are heading out to look for eagles over the weekend, dress warm and bring your raingear. Luckily, there are plenty of indoor activities as well which offer a chance to get out of the rain and snow and warm up. Aside from the Skagit River Interpretive Center and Marblemount Fish Hatchery, which are always open weekends throughout the winter, there are some unique activities available January 14 and 15 2012 only.
Saturday only in Concrete, the Concrete Heritage Museum is open from 12-4, songwriter Dana Lyons is performing at Concrete Theater at 2:00 ($10), and Ovenells Heritage Inn is offering a hayride and bonfire at 3:30, with chili, coffee and cocoa.
Saturday and Sunday, head to the Marblemount Community Club between 9 and 4 for native American drumming and dancing plus crafts from Upper Skagit artisans. Artwork, breakfast (biscuits and gravy, pancakes, sausage) and lunch (Indian tacos and fry bread!) will be available for purchase. Special performances will be at 2pm each day.
Saturday from 2-3, historian and legend storyteller Rosy Cayou of the Samish Indian Nation and Indian drummer Tsul-Ton from the Upper Skagit tribe/Samish Indian Nation will be sharing history and legends of the northwest ecosystem through stories and song.
Sunday from 2-3, Black Eagle (Neqax Kwelengsen) singing group of the Samish Indian Nation will share song, dance and stories of the native culture
Also on Sunday, local pilot John Scurlock will present a slide show of aerial photos of the Cascade Range.
This event is FREE!