Vendor booths, 980 entries in student bird art contest (a new record!), silent auction, festival merchandise. Presentation of third Humboldt County Bird of the Year Award at 6:35 pm, followed by free lecture by HSU wildlife professor Jeff Black (Steller’s Jays); Arcata Elementary School principal and students about their school garden habitat for birds, and author/photographer Harry Fuller about Great Gray Owls in CA and OR. Field trips, kayak trips, other events throughout day (6:30 a.m.-9:15 p.m.). On-site registration opens 3 p.m. Information and registration at www.godwitdays.org or call 707-826-7050.