Buddy's 10th Hatch Day Celebration

April 27, 2018 - 12:00pm to April 28, 2018 - 12:00pm
Wildlife Center of Virginia, Waynesboro, VA

Join us as we celebrate the 10th Hatch Day of Buddy, the Wildlife Center of Virginia’s resident Bald Eagle – and as we celebrate the Center’s life-saving work with Bald Eagles!

April 27 - Birthday Bash!

Noon to Six p.m.
The Wildlife Center of Virginia, Waynesboro, VA

Please drop by the Wildlife Center anytime from 12:00 noon to 6:00 p.m. to see Buddy, enjoy a birthday cupcake, and learn more about the Center’s work. Tours will be offered throughout the afternoon.

Reservations requested.
R.S.V.P for the April 27 party to buddy@wildlifecenter.org. Please include the number of children and adults who plan to come, as well as an estimated time of arrival. 

Looking for birthday gift ideas?

Monetary Donations
Buddy would most appreciate donations for his big day – for his own supplies and to help care for the many Bald Eagle patients that the Wildlife Center admits each year. Specific donations can be made for:

Donations of Supplies
Check our supplies wishlist and bring an item or two to Buddy’s birthday party! Our most-needed supplies are kitchen shears, digital kitchen scales, trash bags, paper towels, and blue Dawn dish soap.  

And ... buy yourself a gift too - very special Buddy Bobbleheads are for sale in the Center's online shop! 


April 28 - Buddy at Riverfest

All-day event; Buddy appearance time TBA
Constitution Park, downtown Waynesboro, VA

Riverfest is a free festival promoting environmental conservation and watershed stewardship in the Shenandoah River Basin. Join us for a Wildlife Center program and see Buddy in action as an educational ambassador!

Find additional information on Riverfest and event schedules.