Next weekend sportsmen, collectors, artists, and carvers will flock to Washington for the 20th East Carolina Wildlife Arts Festival and NC Decoy Carving Championship. The Washington Civic Center, Peterson Building, Turnage Theater, and First South Bank Sportsman Tent will feature artists from around the country and something for everyone. This year there will be a boatbuilding demonstration, retriever demonstrations, Archery Alley, a duck calling competition and more! The NC Estuarium is hosting the popular Children’s Decoy Painting Workshop on Saturday, February 6. On Saturday night there will also be a seafood dinner and auction at the Washington Yacht and Country Club. The Civic Center will be open to the public on Friday night from 5 to 8. The entire show and all venues will open on Saturday from 9 to 5, and Sunday from 10 to 3. For more information and complete schedule, see www.ECWAF.com or call 252-948-9415 ext. 3.
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Don’t wait for our monthly e-newsletter to see what is coming up next month. A printed calendar is now available at the Washington Visitor Center or by sending an email that includes your mailing address to email@example.com. As always, you can see a complete listing of upcoming events at www.VisitWashingtonNC.com.