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Submitted image The “Big Bird” of Vergas’ 50th birthday will be celebrated with a special community event on June 29.

Vergas Loon turns 50

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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the design and dedication of Vergas’ iconic loon statue.

The public is invited to participate in a special celebration on Saturday, June 29, at 7 p.m. at the Vergas Event Center.


The Miss Vergas and Princess Altona Scholarship Programs will celebrate the loon’s 50th birthday by hosting a “Look Who’s Turning 50!” birthday party. It promises to be a fun-filled evening of commemoration, entertainment and memories.

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