Salamander Festival 2019

A guided nature walk will place at 2:00 p.m. at Patriot Park in front of the Senior Center

The festival is free and is for all ages.
It begins at 3:00 p.m. inside the Senior Center with this schedule:

See Real Salamanders!
3:00 –  Festival begins inside with Salamanders and activities.
Also,  displays with Fish, Frogs, Turtles and Crayfish – Free arts & crafts for kids to make.
Fossils, Microscopes, Recycling, Fishing, Southern trees, Carnivorous plants, and much more.

3:45 – Welcome from Friends of Shades Creek & City of Homewood – Awards and Door prizes

4:00 – Presentation: “Critters of Shades Creek” – Gordon Black, Cahaba River Society

4:15 – Salamander Dancing  with Heidi and the salamander story with Olivia

Enjoy Music with the Rob Angus Band until 5:30!
Snacks, popcorn and assorted drinks are available at the festival – $1.00.

Thank you to our sponsors:

America’s First Federal Credit Union
Goodwyn-Mills-Cawood
The City of Homewood
Door-prizes by Birmingham Boulder (indoor rock climbing)

See photos of the 2017 Festival taken by The Homewood Star.
Visit the Salamander Festival Event Page, for details about the festival.
Also, see a video from the festival filmed by Bill Mathews

For photos and a video about Spotted salamanders – click here.