Residents are invited to celebrate nature Saturday at Earth Fest 2012.
The festival, in tribute to Earth Day, will start at 10 a.m. and last until 2 p.m. at the Amphitheater and Memorial Gardens behind the Columbia County Library in Evans.
The festival will include a raptor flight show at noon. The show will feature several birds including hawks and owls. As a precaution, no pets are allowed at the event.
Children’s entertainment including nature-related arts and crafts, games and inflatables.
Several environmentally-friendly vendors will be on hand.
A butterfly release is set for 1:30 p.m.
The event is free and open to the public.
For more information, call (706) 312-7195 or visit www.columbiacountyga.gov.