The Friends of the Refuge Headwaters will offer a bus tour to view the fall migration and changing colors of the Upper Mississippi River.
Participants will have the opportunity to view migrating tundra swans and other waterfowl up-close on the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge.
The bus tour will leave from Winona Visitor Center at 924 Huff St., travel to the Weaver Bottoms area near Weaver, and then travel down river to the Brownsville Overlook near Brownsville. Interpreters will be onboard to answer questions and binoculars, spotting scopes and brochures will be provided for the day.
There is limited seating and reservations are required. Cost is $25 per person, which includes a box lunch.
To make your reservation and pay on-line, visit https://friendsoftherefugeheadwaters.org/swan-watch-2018/
If you prefer to make your reservation by phone or email contact Mary Stefanski at firstname.lastname@example.org, or at (507) 454-7351
The Winona Art Walk is a tour of Winona area art studios. A variety of artists will display and sell their work for the holiday season. Art work includes custom made furniture, paintings, prints, cards, traditional wood pieces, leather purses, pottery, wood carvings, jewelry, mittens and more. Shop for someone special and discover unique quality artisan gifts.
Witness the beauty and wonderment of the season. It’s 100 miles of Christmas events and activities along the Mississippi River on the Great River Road. Experience an old fashioned country Christmas, a Christmas House tour, holiday decor sale and more. View this map for communities along the Great River road. Great River Road Map.
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