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Bridgewater College Celebrates National Eagle Day

Thursday, June 20, 2019 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Campus Mall

June 20 is National Eagle Day, and Bridgewater College is celebrating the avian appreciation day with its beloved mascot, Ernie the Eagle, and special guest Regis, a bald eagle from Three Rivers Avian Center in West Virginia.

Join the celebration from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 20, on the campus mall. The event features a special avian presentation (bring your lawn chairs!) from 6 to 7 p.m. with birds from Three Rivers including Regis, a falcon, hawk and an owl. Additional activities include the chance to take pictures with Ernie the Eagle, as well as face painting, coloring and crafts for children.

Mama’s Caboose and Kona Ice food trucks will be onsite with food available for purchase.

The event is free and open to the public but registration is encouraged at

Questions? Contact us!

Jessica Luck
Editor & Director of Media Relations
Office: 540-828-5720
Mobile: 573-529-3862

Mary Kay Heatwole
Media Relations Assistant
Office: 540-828-5486

Abbie Parkhurst
Associate Vice President for Marketing & Communications/College Spokeswoman
Office: 540-828-5782
Mobile: 540-294-1441