BAWKtoberfest 2016

    How BAWKtoberfest WorksEducational Schedule | Afterparty | Volunteer | Sponsors 

    Latest News:

    • Online ticket sales are closed. If you did not buy tickets online, no worries. Head to Check in at The Learning Garden during the event, from 9:30AM-1PM and get them in person.
    • Breakfast tacos at Check In! TacoBar Street Food Truck will be at The Learning Garden during check in selling breakfast tacos made with locally-grown eggs!
    • Enter Coastal Bend Beekeepers Association’s Chicken Coop Raffle – $5 per entry or enter for free at BAWK
    • BAWKMobile! – Take the tour in style and luxury; leave the driving to us. $35/$40 Members/Non-members (price per person including children) – Only 10 Seats Left!

    How BAWKtoberfest Works

    BAWKtoberfest is a fun day for the whole family. Kids especially love seeing chickens up close and personal. Here is how it works.

    • bawk1General Tour
      • GROW Local South Texas Members: $5
      • GROW Local South Texas Non-Members: $10
      • Children 12 and under are free
    • Ride The BAWKMobile:
      • Members: $35 (all ages)
      • Non-Members: $40 (all ages)
    • Check in and purchase tickets at The Learning Garden from 9:30AM through 1:00 PM. You will receive an admission armband and a map detailing the locations of this year’s tour coops.
    • During check-in enjoy a half-day of fantastic chicken-related learning workshops. Stay for as few or as many as you care to.
    • bawk11Using your vehicle, visit as many coops as you care to. Adults will receive one raffle entry for each visited coops.
    • The BAWKMobile: This year we are introducing The BAWKMobile, a VIP party bus where you can leave the driving to us while you visit every coop. BAWKMobile ticket price includes water during the tour and a local snack!
    • At each coop tour, the coop owner will be present to tell you about their coop and answer questions
    • Join us at the BAWKtoberfest Afterparty: B&J’s Pizza, 6335 SPIDbawk5At the Afterparty we’ll

    Learning Garden Class Schedule

    We will conduct a half-day of fantastic chicken-related learning workshops (this is last year’s educational program; we will update with this year’s program soon):

    bawk49:30 am How to Start Your Flock
    9:50 am Learning Garden Tour
    10:10 am Chicken Nutrition and Health
    10:30 am How to Start Your Flock
    10:50 am Learning Garden Tour
    11:10 am Chicken Nutrition and Health
    11:30 am How to Start Your Flock
    12:00 pm Lunch at the Garden
    1:00 pm Garden Closed

    The BAWKMobile

    partybusThis year we are introducing The BAWKMobile, a VIP party bus where you can leave the driving to us while you visit every coop. BAWKMobile ticket price includes water during the tour and a local snack!

    Ride The BAWKMobile:

    • Members: $35 (all ages)
    • Non-Members: $40 (all ages)

    Purchase tickets at event Check In

    BAWKtoberfest Afterparty

    Image result for after party textThis year’s BAWKtoberfest Afterparty takes place at B&J’s Pizza at 6335 SPID from 5-7PM. There we meet, mix and mingle, discuss the day and give away some great door prizes and draw for the Corpus Christi Beekeepers Association chicken coop raffle. The BAWKtoberfest Afterparty is free to attend.

    B&J’s has donated a few pizzas to the party so come on out and celebrate local food with us.

    Sponsors

    Cultivators

    gillhappyhens

    Harvesters

    Helping Hands

    Bellino’s Ristorante Italiano

    House of Rock

    KSpace Contemporary

    Natural Grocers Corpus Christi

    Texas A&M Agrilife Extension

    Texas Urban Coop Company

    Tractor Supply

    Become a Sponsor

    Email us for more information on how to become a sponsor for BAWKtoberfest 2016.

    GROW Local South Texas’ mission is to cultivate a healthy community by growing the local food system and improving access to nutritious, affordable foods. What better way to teach people about backyard chickens than to let them see how their neighbors actually do it?

    Volunteer

    bawk9BAWKtoberfest can’t happen without a small army of volunteers on the day of the tour. By volunteering for one shift, you will receive two passes to take the tour. Volunteers are needed at each coop stop, to run between stops and at The Learning Garden for check in.

    Click here to volunteer today.

     

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