For immediate release:
Event Announcement:  “50 Shades of Bluebirds”
Contact:         Tobi Zenker Ahlquist
Phone:            716.769.7852


28 May 2014 – Findley Lake, NY: The Blue Heron Inn will serve up a fun & informative dinner, wine tasting and birding program on Sat, June 7, 2014.

The evening will feature a 4-course dinner paired with Mazza Chautauqua Cellars wines, as well as the insightful program entitled “50 Shades of Bluebirds”. Birding expert Susan A. Smith will present a fun and informative evening as she explains why we are so captivated by the bluebird and how to attract bluebirds to our own, private habitats. An Erie native, Ms. Smith, an Erie, PA native, has studied birds since she received her first field guide to North American birds as a child. Now retired as Director of Development for a nonprofit, in addition to providing birding programs in the region, she is a first responder for injured & orphaned birds, a pet nanny and writes articles for Lake Erie Lifestyle magazine & Her Times.

Event Cost: $59 per person and payment is required at the time of reservation. Weekend packages are also available; go to for more information.

Payments may be made:

1.     On the Blue Heron Inn FaceBook page: via PayPal;

2.     By phone: 716.769.7852 via credit card;

3.     By check by mail: PO Box 588, Findley Lake, NY 14736.

 Location: Findley Lake, NY is a short drive from Erie, PA and Buffalo, NY. It’s located less than 3 hours, under one tank of gas, from Cleveland, OH, Pittsburgh, PA, Rochester and Niagara Falls, NY and Toronto, ONT. Directions: I-86, Exit #4 (Findley Lake exit); take Rt 426S one mile; turn left at 4-way blinking light (Main Street); continue 2 blocks on Main Street until the lake is visible. The Blue Heron Inn is located at 10412 Main Street, on Findley Lake’s north shore.

Reservations & information: P: 716.769.7852  •  E:

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