18th annual Sage and Songbirds Garden Tour and Festival at Alpine's Viejas Outlets. Its Center hosts an annual celebration of the town's recognition by the National Wildlife Federation as "America's 1st Community Wildlife Habitat." Festivities include tours of five beautiful bird- and butterfly-friendly home gardens filled with botanical wonders (ticket price is approx. $15), plus a free festival at the Viejas Outlet Center that includes a plant and art sale, live butterfly exhibit and daily butterfly releases.
Center to Help Instill Respect & Preservation for Garden Wildlife (CHIRP) is dedicated to the preservation and enjoyment of birds, butterflies, and other creatures of habitat, through hands-on and interactive programs and gardens.
The two day event at the Viejas (Casino) Outlet Center includes community and crafts vendor booths, informative displays, and daily entertainment.
Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.