The Butte Environmental Council will host the 35th annual Endangered Species Faire on Saturday, May 3 at One Mile in Bidwell Park. It takes place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the whole community is invited to celebrate the day outside with learning, music, and food.
The event attracts thousands of children and community members each year, offering opportunities to share knowledge, encourage involvement, and inspire the next generation. There will be 35 exhibit booths , food vendors and activities throughout the day.
The Group Picnic Area at the One Mile Recreation area is new this year, traditionally the event has been held at in the Cedar Grove area of the Park. The new location is expected to provide better accessibility for walkers and bikers, more shade throughout the day, and closer creek swimming.
Schedule of Entertainment
11 a.m.-11:45 a.m.: Opening Ceremony and Live Music
11:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: Parkview Elementary Kindergarten Band
12 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.: Procession of the Species- Children’s parade of puppets
12:45 p.m. -1 p.m.: Blue Oak School Strings Band
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.: Wild Things- Live animal show
1:45 p.m.-2 p.m.: Chico Children’s Ukulele Group, “Uke Crazy”
2 p.m. – 3 p.m.: Local band, The Upstairs Neighbors
3 p.m. 4 p.m.: Local band, Electric Canyon Convergence
4 p.m. – 5 p.m.: Local band, Sofa King
For more information visit www.becnet.org