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Conventions And Seminars


6 Alexandria, VA: Leslie Moran, Body and Spirit: Preventive and Alternative Holistic Care and Reiki. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation.  Contact 866-749-5634 or go to

6-7 Sarasota, FL: 1st Annual F.W.C.A.S Sarasota Parrot Symposium. Speakers: Sally Blanchard, Teresa Lightfoot, DVM and Robin Shewokis. $65 for Symposium; Addt'l $25 for Mardi Gras Party.  Helmsley SandCastle Hotel. Contact: 941-379-8334 x3; 941-302-3258;;

6-7 San Rafael, CA: 3rd Annual Bay Area Pet Fair & Adoptathon; A weekend of fun, education, entertainment, adoptions and pet-related products and services. The Marin Center; 10 Avenue of the Flags. 10-5. Contact: 415-229-3174;;

7 Alexandria, VA: Leslie Moran, Reiki for Animals. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation.  Contact 866-749-5634 or go to

13 Glen Burnie, MD: A Parrot’s Point of View. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation.  Contact 866-749-5634 or go to

14 Cromwell, CT: Connecticut Parrot Society’s 2nd Annual FeatherFest. Crowne Plaza HoteL; 100 Berlin Rd. Speakers include Liz Wilson, Susan Chamberlain and Hope Douglas. 10-5; $5-members; $7-non-members; Under 10 free. Contact: Barbara and Boc 860-621-5790;

20 Knoxville, TN: Nourish to Flourish #1, A Cooking Class For Parrots. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation.  Contact 866-749-5634 or go to

20 Knoxville, TN: A Parrot’s Point of View. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation.  Contact 866-749-5634 or go to

20 Pittsburgh, PA: Health Care & Enrichment. 300 Cumberland Rd. Contact: Pgh. Parrot Rescue 412-761-2268;;

21 Twinsburg, OH: PEAC Conference 2008. Speakers include Linda Morrow and Rebecca O’ Connor. Hilton Garden Inn. Tickets (before 8/15) $25 members; $40 non-members. (After 8/16) $45-members; $60. Door price: $65. 9-4. Contact:;

27 Pittsburgh, PA: Behavior Problems (Screaming, Biting & Feather Destruction). Contact: 724-378-7588;;

27 Asheville, NC: Parrot Recreation: Playgrounds, Puzzles and Diversion. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation.  Contact 866- 749-5634 or go to

27 Franklin Park, IL: Northern Illinois Parrot Society presents its 6th Annual “Flying into Knowledge” Seminar. Featured speakers will be Sally Blanchard, Artist, Author and Behavior Consultant; Jean Pattison “The African Queen”, Author, Artist and Breeder; Steven C. Latta, PhD, Assistant Director of Conservation and Field Research at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh; and Peter S. Sakas, DVM, Niles Animal Hospital & Bird Medical Center. There will also be a large raffle and vendors. Proceeds donated to various avian research and conservation organizations. Centre at North Park, 10040 W. Addison Avenue. 8-5. Price of seminar includes lunch. Contact: 847-254-0591;; 

28 Abingdon, VA: Parrot Recreation. Playgrounds, Puzzles and Diversion. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation.  Contact 866-749-5634 or go to

28 San Diego, CA: Foraging and Nutrition. Marina Village Conference Ctr.; 1936 Quivira Way, Room D-6. Contact: PEAC 619-287-8200;;

Shows And Fairs

6 Tusla, OK: Oklahoma Avicultural Society, “Indian Summer” Bird Fair. Tulsa Convention Center, 6th & Houston; 9-5. $4; Under 6 free. Contact: Mary 918-437-3343;;

6 Mundelein, IL: Finch & Softbill Show. Corwne Plaza Hotel; 510 E. Route 83. Contact: Gail 847-963-1926;;

6-7 Johnson City, TN: 2nd 19th Annual Bird Fair & Sale. VFW Post 2108; 2158 Jim Sunkhouser Rd. I-26, Exit 24. Sat 9-5; Sun 10-4. Contact: Linda 423-283-9972;

6-7 Webster, TX: Morning Star Expositions Bird Fair. Webster Civic Center; 311 Pennsylvania. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 9-4. Contact: W.D. Brown 214-244-0435;

7 Jacksonville, FL: Exotic Bird Fair. National Guard Armory, 9900 Normandy Blvd. 9-5. Contact Rudy 352-473-0151 or Mike 904-887-2094.

7 Madison, WI: Madison Exotic Bird Fair. VFW Hall; 301 Cottage Grove Rd. 10-3. $2. Contact: 608-362-4696;;

7 Cincinnati, OH: Ohio Bird Fair. Holiday Inn — Sharonville; 3855 Hauck Rd, Rt. 42. 10-4. $3. Contact: Rus 419-685-2412;;

13 Rolling Meadows, IL: Rolling Meadows Bird Fair and Sale. Rolling Meadows Community Center, 3705 Pheasant. 10-3. $3. Contact: 937-377-3607; info;

13 Stillwater, MN: Stillwater Exotic Bird Fair. VFW Hall; 5880 Omaha Ave., N. Contact: 608-362-4696;;

13 Ft Worth, TX: North Texas Cockatiel Club Annual Show. Crowley Community Center; Bicentenial Park. Contact: Royce 817-572-6262

13 Fort Worth, TX: The Bird Mart. Will Rogers Exhibit Hall; 3300 Burnett/Tandy Dr. Contact: Mike or Ann 817-478-8320;;

13-14 Panama City, FL: Exotic Bird Fair Sponsored by K.E.B.Enterprises & Bird-Song Aviary. Holiday Inn Select Conference Room; 2001 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 9-5. Contact: KEBENTERPRISES@Comcast.Net;

13-14 Murfreesboro, TN: Heart Of Tennessee Aviculture Society’s Exotic Bird Fair & Sale. Middle Tennessee State University, TN Livestock Center; 1720 Greenland Dr. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4. Contact: Wilma 615-890-5212; or Naci 615-473-0203;

14 Queens, New York: VSW Post 6478; 242-37 Broddock Ave. Off Crossiland Pkwy. 9-5. $75/Table. Under 5 free. Contact Victor: 914-433-2043 or 914-376-3076

14 Indianapolis, IN: Central Indiana Cage-Bird Club Fair. Marion County Fairgrounds; 7300 E. Troy Avenue. 10-4. Contact: Sue 765-610-0169 or;

14 Council Bluffs, IA:  Greater Omaha Cage Bird Society. Mid America Convention Center. 10-5. $1; Under 12 free. Contact: Rick 402-933-5686;

14 Santa Clara, CA: San Jose Bird Mart. Santa Clara Convention Center; 5001 Great America Pkwy. $8l Under 12 free. Contact:

14 Pompano Beach, FL: Exotic Bird Fair & Dale. Emma Lou Olson Recreation Center; 1801 N.E. 6th St. 9-4. $5; Under 10 free. Free Parking. Contact: Michael 727-834-9282;

14-15 Jackson, MS: Central MS Bird Club, Ltd.’s 14th Annual Bird Fair. Jackson Fairgrounds; TradeMart Bldg. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4. Contact: Gloria 601-373-5564 or 601-826-3808;

20 Kansas City, MO: Beah N Wings 2008 Fall Bird Expo. Metropolitan Community Collage Exhibit Hall; 1775 Universal Ave. $5; Under 10 free. Contact: 913-322-3398;

20 Bremerton, WA: Olympic Bird Fanciers 4th Annual Bird Mart. President’s Hall, Kitsap County Fairgrounds; 1200 NW Fairgrounds Rd. 10-5. Contact:

20 Corpus Christi, TX: Coastal Bend Companion Bird Club & Rescue Mission's Fall Bird Mart. Al Amin Shine Center; 2001 Suntide Rd. Exit. 7 off U.S. 37. 9-5. $3; Under 12 free. Contact: 361-241-6243;;

20 San Diego, CA: PEAC presents 2nd Annual Parrot Expo Extravaganza. Marina Village Conference Ctr., Room D-1; 1936 Quivira Way. $2; Under 12 free. Contact: 619-287-8200; 

20 Bremerton, WA: Olympic Bird Fanciers’ 4th Annual Bird Mart. Kitsap County Fairgrounds; 1200 Fairgrounds Rd. 10-4. Contact: Sue 360-876-7755;

20-21 Forrest Park, GA: Tim Vogeles Exotic Bird Fair & Sale. Atlantia Farmer’s Market; I-74, Exit 237. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4. $4; Under 12 Free. Contact: 251-675-7783;

20-21 Grapevine, TX: Morning Star Expositions Bird Fair. Grapevine Convention Center; 1209 S. Main St. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 9-4. Contact: W.D. Brown 214-244-0435;

21 Dayton, OH: Bird Fair. Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 1043 S. Main St. 10-4. $4; Under 12 free. Contact: 937-848-4819;

21 Oak Creek, WI: Oak Creek Exotic Bird Fair. American Legion Hall, 9327 S. Shephard Ave. Contact: 608-362-4696;;

21 Sparta, WI: Beak Boutique Exotic Bird Fair. 1615 Hwy 16 W at Club 16. 10-3. $2; Under 5 free. Contact: Dave 608-366-1146;

21 Milan, IL: Quad Cities’ Parrot Society Bird Fair. Milan Community Center. 10-4. $3. Contact: Kitty 563-326-1769 or Bradley 563-468-3250

21 Harvard, IL: Harvard Bird Fair. The Stratford; McGuire Rd. ½ Mile east of Rt 14. 10-3. $2 under 12 free. Contact: Marilynn 815-943-7603

21 Paso Robles, CA: Mid-State Bird Fair. Paso Robles Fairgrounds; 24th& Riverside.9-3. Contact: Roy 805-239-3633

21 Tampa, FL: South Florida’s Greatest Bird Fair. Egypt Shriners; 4050 Dana Shores Dr. 9-4. $4; Under 10 free. Contact: Terry 727-776-6998 or 727-393-0810.

27 Carthage, MO: Southwest Missouri Cage Bird Expo & All Pet Fair. Carthage Memorial Hall; 407 South Garrison. 9-3:30. $4; Under 6 free. Contact: Ramona 620-856-5108 or Mike 620-429-1872.

27 Little Rock, AR: Little Rock Exotic Bird Fair @ the Jacksonville Community Center - 5 Municiple Dr; I-40 exit 67/167 North to Exit 8. 10-3. $3. Contact: Carri 901-878-1307;;

27 Grapevine, TX: Fort Worth Bird Club All Bird Show. Grapevine Convention Center. 9-4:30. Contact: Royce 817-572-6262.

27 Mesa, AZ: Arizona Seed Crackers Society, Inc. Fall Bird Mart. Love of Christ Church; 1525 N. Power Rd., 9-2 Sat. Contact: Susie 480-898-7564;

27 Gainesville, FL: Pet Market. Alachua Co. Fairgrounds. 5270 NE 39th St. Contact: Bobby or  Kay 352-376-9038;

27 Universal City, TX: Alamo Exhibition Bird Club Fall Mart. Live Oak Civic Center. 9-5. $3; Under 12 free. Contact: Judy 830-303-0840

27 Brooklyn, NY: New York Finch & Type Canary club. St Judes Church; 1677 Canarsie Rd. Entries: 7:30-9:30 (AM); Judging: 10-5. Contact: Stan 718-9676899; Nizam 718-835-8590

27-28 Lafayette, LA: Acadiana Bird Club, Inc Biannual Bird Fair. Heymann Performing Arts Center; South College Rd. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4. Contact: Donald 337-937-5113;;

27-28 Hillsboro, OR: 31st Unique Animal Expo & Pet Fair. Washington County Fairgrounds. Contact:;

27-28 Aiken, SC: Exotic Bird Fair & Sale. Aiken Fairgrounds; 1566 Columbia Hwy. N. I-20; Exit 22. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4. $4; Under 12 free. Contact: 423-240-8423;

27-28 Cleveland, TN: S.E. TN Aviculture Society’s Annual Fall Show & Fair. NAPS, NCS, NFSS shows. Stuart School; intersection of Keith and 25th St. Sat/Sun. 9-5. $3; Under 8 free. Contact: (show) Janet 423-584-1405 or 423-503-5573; (show) Lisa 423-584-1405

27-28 Memphis, TN: Morning Star Exposition’s Bird Fair. Agricenter International; 777 Walnut Grove Rd. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 9-4. Contact: W.D. Brown 214-244-0435;

28 Joliet, IL: Joliet Bird Fair and Sale. Knights of Columbus Hall, 2720 Jefferson. 10-3. $2. Contact: 937-377-3607; info;

28 Medina, Ohio: Exotic Bird Fair Expo & Auction. Medina County Fairgrounds, 735 W. Lafayette Rd (Rte. 42). 10-4. $4. Under 11 $1. Auction 5PM. Contact: Gracey or Dave 330-723-0158;

28 West Palm Beach, FL: Exotic Bird Fair & Sale. National Guard Armory; 3193 Gun Club Rd. 9-4. $5; Under 10 Free. Free parking. Contact: Michael 727-834-9282;

28 Port Charlotte, FL: The Cage Bird Club of Charlotte’s Bird Fair. Fairgrounds, SR 776; 2333 El Jobean Rd. 10-4. $4; Under 10 Free. Contact: Pam Hill 941-815-0879; Carol 941-475-3440;

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