What: Michiana Elite Bird Fair
When: March 23, 2013, 10-5
Where: Bethel College, Weikamp Athletic Center, 1001 Bethel
Circle, Mishawaka, IN 46545
Admission: $4 Adults; Children under 10 free
The Michiana Elite Bird Fair, also known as Michiana Bird
Fair, is the largest bird fair in the Michiana area with
over 30,000 square feet of displays, top-quality vendors, a
wide variety of birds, bird-related products, and more. The
Michiana Elite Bird Fair is hosted by Royal Wings Aviary and
is an event that benefits the community as well as
endangered bird species. This is an annual Michiana bird
fair, so put us on your calendar for the third Saturday of
every March. The location is Bethel College in Mishawaka, IN.
100% of the proceeds go to the Potawatomi Zoo and endangered
bird species. Children under 10 are admitted FREE. We offer
FREE face painting for children. We work hard to make this
a family friendly event.
The Michiana Elite Bird Fair will feature two spectacular
guests. Dr. Peter Sakas, DVM, is a well-known avian
veterinarian and speaker from the Niles Animal Hospital,
Niles, IL, and author of Essentials of Avian Medicine and
numerous other articles. He is very knowledgeable about
exotic birds and is a very entertaining speaker. Dr. Sakas
is available to answer not only avian questions but also
questions about other pets.
Dr. Ric Berlinski, DVM, is the veterinarian at the Toledo
Zoo. Groups and Associations include AAZV, MENSA, and PADI.
He is very knowledgeable about exotic birds. You will find
his presentations not only informative but also entertaining.
11:00 Household Hazards by Dr. Peter Sakas, DVM
12:00 Australian Birds by Dr. Ric Berlinski, DVM
2:00 How to Tell If Your Bird Is Sick by Dr. Peter Sakas, DVM
3:00 Foraging and Enrichment in Pet Birds by Dr. Ric
Visitors at the Michiana Elite Bird Fair (Michiana Bird
Fair) will be able to buy birds directly from quality
breeders. Bird owners will be able to find all the products
they need to care for and pamper their birds (and
themselves). Bird food, cages, toys, and perches, jewelry,
avian art, and much more will be available. There will be a
silent auction at the Michiana Elite Bird Fair with items
and certificates from quality restaurants and businesses, as
well as bird products, bird toys, bird art, cages, and many
signed sports memorabilia. Visitors also receive a tote
filled with surprises. You won’t want to miss this event!
Directions to the Michiana Elite Bird Fair (Michiana Bird
Fair) can be found by clicking “Bethel College” on our
homepage at www.royalwingsaviary.com.
Contact Information: Allan or Pam at (574) 273-1767 or
[email protected] or go to
www.royalwingsaviary.com or visit us at