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Join Eagle River Watershed Council for our 6th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival presented by Avon Frame Shoppe!

This year’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival will be fully virtual using a platform called Quidio.  The live-hosted film program features a silent auction, door prizes, and an interactive chat to bring the true event feel right to your TV or computer! There are a variety of ticket options to fit any budget and a donation portal during the event should you want to contribute more! Plus, we have collaborated with local Land & Rivers Fund restaurants to offer food specials directly through our ticketing platform – including an option to rent the Riverwalk Theatre for you & your friends. See more information below on these food specials or click here to purchase tickets. Can’t join us on the day of the event? You can still access a recording of the program for 5 days after the event to watch when it is convenient for you!


Thursday, April 8th

‘Doors’ open at 6:30p | Films begin at 7p

Buy tickets here!


The Wild & Scenic Film Festival acts as a fundraiser for our educational programming, supporting Watershed Immersions, the Eagle River Water Festival and more – all while highlighting issues and inspiring environmentalism. Films are hand-selected & family-friendly, covering a variety of film topics. From local interest and “feel-good” films to films with a “call-to-action” and some that just make us feel connected as a global community.


Silent Auction

Our silent auction features incredible local experiences, overnight adventures and beautiful goods – all donated by local businesses! Some of the items include: A weekend van rental from Dave & Matt Vans, 3 night stay in a San Juan cabin, Turtle Tubing experience for 3, guided fly fishing trips & more.

Check out the items & bid here!

We are using the 32 Auctions platform for this virtual fundraiser which is easy-to-use right on your favorite internet browser . Bidding goes live on April 1st and will close at intermission on April 8th.


Food Specials

Support a local business AND the Watershed Council while enjoying some local food creations. Pick up instructions coming soon. Food specials must be purchased at least 24 hours prior to event.

Katch of the day (Eagle) – $75: A cheese plate for 2 with a bottle of wine (red blend or chardonnay). Tip not included. Must be purchased by 12 PM on April 8th and picked up in Eagle at Katch of the Day by 5pm (228 Broadway Street #B, Eagle CO 81631).

Main Street Grill (Edwards) – $100: Jambalaya served with a mixed field green salad and cornbread with two hurricanes. Tip not included. Must be purchased by 5PM on April 7th and picked up in Edwards at Main Street Grill by 6 PM (97 Main Street #W101, Edwards CO 81632.

Root & Flower (Vail) – $125: Short Rib Pappardelle with a bottle of Ribera de Duero to pair. Tip not included. Must be purchased by Sunday April 4th and picked up in Vail at Root & Flower anytime after 2 PM (288 Bridge St. C-4, Vail, CO)

Click here to purchase your ticket and dinner!

Riverwalk Theatre Rental (Edwards) – $1000: Enjoy the film festival in your own private theater for 25 people – with enough room to come together with friends at a distance. $300 food voucher included to enjoy anything from the classic soda and popcorn to delicious hot dogs and local craft brews. There is only one of these available and can be purchased by emailing dilzell@erwc.org. Current COVID Protocols for the Riverwalk Theatre can be found on their website.


Presenting Sponsor

Wild Sponsors

Scenic Sponsors

Riverwalk Wine & Spirits | Zealous Schools | Fjällräven

Ruggs Benedict | Colorado Angling Company | 1st & Main Investment Advisors

In-Kind Sponsors

Dave & Matt Vans | Alpine Art Center | Hooper Family

Inn at Riverwalk | Turtle Tubing | Vail Valley Anglers

Coordinating support comes from South Yuba River Citizens League – the national event host – and these national sponsors:


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