The Avian Conservation Center Launches Inaugural Beer Festival Fundraising Event

The Avian Conservation Center and their brewery partners are putting together a beer festival like no other. Scheduled for Sunday, November 10th at the Center’s campus in Awendaw, Flighted will provide visitors a unique journey into the amazing world of raptors with a delicious craft beer in hand and a lively soundtrack provided by Moto-grass. As one of the Center’s newest fundraising events, all funds from this event will provide critical financial support for their ongoing work in avian science, medicine, and conservation. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are $65 per person, $20 for designated drivers (non-drinking tickets). Food will be available for purchase from local food trucks. This is a 21 and older event and all attendees must have valid id.

Event Activities
Throughout the festival, there will be much for attendees to explore including beer tastings, birds of prey, food trucks, and music! The Center's brewery partners will offer a variety of craft beer samples and there is no limit to the number of samples attendees can enjoy. Birds of prey will be present and plentiful with exciting flight demonstrations and up-close looks at some of nature's most beautiful ambassadors. Moto-grass, a local acoustic trio, will be on-site providing the musical backdrop for this exciting new event at the Center. While tickets will cover most of the activities, food will be available for purchase separately from local food trucks.

Legal Age Requirement
Anyone who wishes to attend this event must be 21 or older and have a valid government-issued ID available at check-in. Designated drivers will not be able to sample beers. Breweries have the right to refuse to serve anyone who they deem too intoxicated or disorderly.

About the Avian Conservation Center
The Avian Conservation Center is a distinctive regional conservation organization with three primary operating divisions: the Center for Birds of Prey, the Avian Medical Clinic, and the South Carolina Oiled Bird Treatment Facility. As an environmental education asset to South Carolina and the region, the Center for Birds of Prey presents conservation and STEAM education for more than 40,000 individuals and students each year.

An epicenter for professional medical services and research pertaining to wild birds of prey and shore birds, the Avian Medical Clinic has treated more than 10,000 patients since opening in 1991. The South Carolina Oiled Bird Response Facility is held in a constant state of preparedness for response to an oil spill in the region including ongoing oil spill response training and maintaining the readiness of treatment facilities and emergency response supplies. The Center can be found online at and can be reached by phone at 843.971.7474.

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