Dozens of pigeon fanciers brought their birds and family members from Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma to the Vernon County fairgrounds on Sunday, to attend the Homing Pigeon Expo and Family Fun Day, organized by Jerry Smith.
Join us at the upcoming festivals to learn more about racing homing pigeons.
May 14, 2011 1-4pm Family Fest Hardin County Fairgrounds 301 11th Avenue, Eldora, IA 50627 The event is open to families everywhere who use or are interested in Hardin County family resources. There will be no charge for admission and all families will receive a free resource guide. Many family-friendly activities and performances have already been scheduled including information on racing pigeons, Llama petting, a bicycle rodeo, musical performances and environmental education.
May 15, 2011 10-4 Homing Pigeon Expo and Family Fun Day Vernon County Fairgrounds Centennial Blvd, Nevada, MO 64772 Pigeon Show in Poultry Building All other activities in Home Economics Building Enjoy the pigeon show, auction, food and fun! Bring the family to have fun and learn about homing pigeons. Hear the history of the homing pigeon during wartime. Kids, have fun on the jumping gym and horseshoe tossing. Learn about the upcoming 2012 Breast Cancer Relief Race. There's no admission fee. View the awesome sight of 200 birds in a spectacular release. Drawings and prizes throughout the day. Midwest Racing Pigeon Club and Sac-Osage Club will share information about the care of the birds. AU's Veterans Affairs Chairman, Bill Desmarais will share important historical information about homing pigeons serving alongside their Pigeoneers during wartime. National representative Deone Roberts will be on hand to share membership information.