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2024 Show & Event Schedule

Victoria Partnership Meeting
February 13, 2024
"Behind the Pages" Presentation
700 Main Street, Suite 205, Victoria, Texas

VISD School Board Meeting
February 13, 2024
"Introducing Charli" - Citizens Comments
VISD Administrative Offices, Victoria, Texas

Whooping Crane Festival
February 22–25, 2024
Port Aransas Community Center, Port Aransas, Texas

Hands-on History: Texas Independence Day Author Fair
March 2, 2024
10:30 - Children's Presentation and Reading by Cheryl at the Victoria College Library
Main Event at the Museum of the Coastal Bend

Victoria Kiwanis Club
March 4, 2024
"Behind the Pages" Presentation
Sky Restaurant, Victoria, Texas

Career Day - Mission Valley Elementary
March 8, 2024
"A Career as an Author" Presentation
Victoria, Texas

Meet Victoria with Caleb Shaw
"Introducing Charli" Show Taping
March 22, 2024

Victoria ArtWalk
March 23, 2024
CFA Team Center - Downtown Victoria

Academy of Lifelong Learning
Spring Migration Seminar
April 2, 2023
Emerging Technology Center, Victoria, Texas

CFA 5K
FREE Book for all "Running of the Calves" Participants
Click here to register 
April 6, 2024

OFFICIAL CHARLI PREMIER PARTY
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Victoria Bicentennial Kickoff Event and Downtown Market
April 13, 2024
Downtown Victoria

CFA Family Night
Book Signing 
Special Guests: Lake Texana Nature Center
April 16, 2024


Academy of Lifelong Learning
Spring Migration Field Trip to Port Aransas
April 30, 2024

Museum of the Coastal Bend
Spring Market
May 2, 2024 from 11am - 6pm
Museum of the Coastal Bend

CFA Family Night
Book Signing 
Special Guests: Victoria Symphony's Musical Petting Zoo
May 21, 2024

Victoria Public Library
Summer Kickoff Event
June 1, 2024 from 10am - 1:30pm
Victoria Public Library, Victoria Texas

Victoria Public Library
"Charli" Book Reading and Activity
June 11, 2024 from 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Victoria Public Library, Victoria Texas

Museum of the Coastal Bend
Holiday Market
December 5, 2024 from 11am - 6pm
Museum of the Coastal Bend

 

INTERVIEWS

Mom's Choice Awards - January 2024
Reading With Your Kids Podcast: Your Book is Your Small Business - January 3, 2023
Reading With Your Kids Podcast: My Backyard Bird Book - July 23, 2022
Meet Victoria with Caleb Shaw - August 2020
Texian Books Podcast with Kate Klimist - November 2020

 

IN THE NEWS

Today I Learned About Birds awarded 5-Star Review by Readers' Favorite Awards - December 2023

Backyard Critters and Creatures awarded 5-Star Review and is a Finalist in the Reader's Choice Book Awards - November 2023 

Today I Learned About Birds awarded 5-Star Review and is a Finalist in the Reader's Choice Book Awards - November 2023 

Creatures of the Rainforest awarded 5-Star Review and is a Finalist in the Reader's Choice Book Awards - November 2023 

Backyard Critters and Creatures wins a Gold Seal from the Mom's Choice Awards - October 2023

"Bat photograph swept in to take Best of Show in Victoria Photography Club contest" - Victoria Advocate - August 11, 2022"
Advocate writer Duy Vu, interviewed Cheryl about her Best of Show winning photograph.

"Costa Rican frog hops to Best of Show in Victoria Photography Club contest" - Victoria Advocate - August 14, 2021
Advocate writer Duy Vu, interviewed Cheryl about her Best of Show winning photograph.

"Local photographer discovers passion in documenting birds, nature" - Victoria Advocate - June 26, 2021
Advocate writer and chief photographer, Emree Weaver, interviewed Cheryl about passion for photography.

"City of Victoria Ads Birding Deck Near Riverside Park" - ​Victoria Advocate - June 23, 2021
Cheryl is very honored to have had the opportunity to work with the Victoria Texas Convention & Visitor's Bureau on a new birding deck in her community. 

"Bird is the Word in Victoria as New Birding Deck Opens" - KIXS 108
Spreading the word about Victoria's new birding deck featuring some of Cheryl's photos.

"Local avid, wildlife and bird photographer creates a children's book featuring her actual photographs" - Crossroads Today - May 14, 2021
Crossroads Today journalist, Jennifer Florews, shares the story of Cheryl's books.

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