Haywood’s Birding for the Arts benefit set for April 28

The Haywood County Arts Council will host its annual “Birding for the Arts” event from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 28 as part of the 2012 FUNd Party Series.

The series offers an eclectic array of social events featuring delicious food, unique experiences and entertainment to benefit the arts in our community.

“Birding for the Arts” party sponsors and guides for the day are naturalist Don Hendershot, former state Sen. Joe Sam Queen and Dr. Kate Queen.

Tickets are $25 per person, and participation is limited to 35 partygoers. The registration deadline is April 26. A gourmet boxed lunch will be provided, and attendees should meet at the Performing Arts Center on Pigeon Street in Waynesville no later than 8 a.m.

Bring binoculars and rain poncho. Light hiking is involved.

828.452.0593 or www.haywoodarts.org.

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