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Wild & Scenic Film Festival
October 20, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
he Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group is hosting the annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Friday October 20th at the Lincoln Theatre in Downtown Mount Vernon. This Film Festival features a series of 10 short films chosen to increase community understanding for the importance of conservation and stewardship of the environment at home and around the globe. Of special note this year is a film that features the NFWF’s Killer Whale Recovery Program and restoration work being done by Restore America’s Estuaries, EarthCorps, and Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group. The Film Festival event welcomes all ages that enjoy adventure films with an environmental twist and beautiful cinematography. Refreshments and concessions will be available for purchase along with a raffle drawing. Doors open at 6:30 pm with films starting at 7:30 pm. Tickets for the event are $15, tickets priced at $25 include a special discounted SFEG membership and a FREE gift from Klean Kanteen. All tickets include a raffle ticket. Tickets can be purchased at the Lincoln Theatre, on line www.lincolntheatre.org or at the door.
The Wild & Scenic Film Festival will take place at the Lincoln Theater in downtown Mount Vernon for one night only! All funds raised will help provide environmental education programs for local schools. A complete list of films and more about the Wild & Scenic Film Festival can be found at www.skagitfisheries.org or on Facebook www.facebook.com/skagitfish
The Film Festival is made possible thanks to generous national and local sponsors including: Samish Indian Nation, Skagit Watershed Council, Kleen Kanteen, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co, Barefoot Wine, and Patagonia.
Date & Time: Friday October 20, 2017 Doors open at 6:30 pm and show starts at 7:30pm.
Venue: Lincoln Theatre: 712 S. 1st St, Mount Vernon, WA 98274
Ticket Prices: $15 or $25. All tickets include a free raffle ticket for great outdoor prizes!
$25 ticket also includes a free Klean Kanteen gift and special discounted SFEG membership
Tickets can be purchased at the door, over the phone (360-336-8955), or athttp://www.lincolntheatre.org/film/wild-and-scenic-film-festival-2017
About SFEG: SFEG is a nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging the community in restoring wild salmon populations for future generations. Salmon habitat enhancement is accomplished through habitat restoration, monitoring, and a wide variety of community outreach and education programs. SFEG offers free educational programs to over 1,500 students each year. These opportunities get students out of their classrooms and learning hands-on real science and watershed exploration which otherwise would not be available and affordable to local schools. Funds raised will go towards supporting these important education programs. They will also enable the program to continue to be offered free of charge to local schools.