Experience the annual migration of the majestic Golden Eagle in Canmore October 16-17 during the Festival of Eagles. Join celebrations that include guided hikes, interpretive theatre, displays and guest speakers. Get close and personal with a golden eagle (without binoculars) during Colin Weir’s Alberta Birds of Prey exhibit. Evening speaker highlights include: Sid Marty for an evening of song, spoken word and storytelling (Oct 16; 7:30 pm; $15 at the door), and Karsten Heuer to hear what a decade of travel along the spine of the Rockies (Yellowstone to Yukon Hike), across Arctic tundra (Being Caribou) and east across Canada (Finding Farley) has taught this local wildlife biologist and his filmmaking wife Leanne Allison (Oct 17; 7:30 pm; $15 at the door). The Festival Pass ($20) is available at Café Books, as are advance tickets ($12) for Sid Marty or Karsten Heuer.