16th Annual Salamander Festival
Link for Festival Poster

Saturday, January 25, 2020
Shades Valley Community Church
160 Oxmoor Rd, Homewood, AL 35209 (across Oxmoor from Patriot Park

Click for festival location Map

See Real Salamanders! Also displays with birds, fish, frogs, turtles and crayfish.

Free arts and crafts for kids to make – Clay salamanders, fish prints, origami, and more.
Face painting, fossils, microscopes, insects, recycling information, art by Homewood Students
Southern trees’ display and carnivorous plants, new educational interactive displays, and much more.

2:00 – Family nature hike (outdoors)

3:00 – Festival begins (indoors) with salamanders and activities

Music with Rob Angus and “Over The Hillbillies” band

3:45 – Welcome from Friends of Shades Creek & Homewood Mayor’s Office
Awards and prizes4:00 – Salamander story with Jay Eubanks, Herpetologist
Dancing with Alessia Lovreglio from Edgewood Dance Center

Free admission,
$1 for snacks, sodas and assorted drinks