Martin Events

We are proud to announce Purple Martin meetings and gatherings taking place all over North America. Please feel free to attend these events as they are all open to the public. If you would like to post your meeting or gathering, please fill out the form at the bottom of the page and we will get your information posted as soon as possible.




Purple Martin Party

Date: Saturday June 27, 2020
Time: 11:00 AM
Where: Clark Lake, MI
Open to the Public: Yes

Contact Info: Connie Spotts
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Directions: 2023 Crispell Rd on Crispell Lake in Clark Lake, MI (south of Jackson, MI)

General Comments: Potluck—bring a dish to pass and if desired an inexpensive bird/outdoor item to raffle. Dishes and drinks provided.  Location is at Connie Spott's  private wooded campground where her large  colony is located along the shore of Crispell Lake.



20th Annual Purple Martin Spectacular Roost Cruise

Date: Friday, August 7th, Saturday August 8th, Sunday August 9th, Thursday August 13th, Friday August 14th, 2020
Time: 6:15PM
Where: Grand Prairie, Texas
Open to the Public: Yes

Contact Info: Doreen Homan
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Directions: Cruises depart from the Bayshore Center at Bivalve’s dock. 2800 High Street - Port Norris, NJ 08349 at 6:15pm.

General Comments: Enjoy a Sunset Cruise aboard the “Bonanza II”  Slowly cruise the Maurice River with local Purple Martin expert Allen Jackson and other naturalists.  A selection of desserts, light snacks and soft drinks are provided. 

Reservations are required. The cost is $40 per person, please pay in advance. The boat cruise is approximately 3 hours and we go RAIN OR SHINE.  Tours sell out well in advance. So secure your spot now!  Pay for your tickets by credit card at


Purple Martin Landlords of N Texas/monthly meeting schedule

Date: Thursday evenings
Time: 7 PM to 9 PM
Where: Grand Prairie, Texas
Open to the Public: Yes

Contact Info: Gisela Fregoe

Directions: BETTY WARMACK BRANCH LIBRARY 760-Bardin Road GRAND PRAIRIE, TX 75052  972-237-5772

General Comments:

Purple Martin Society of Frederick MD

Date: Last Wednesday of the month, March through August
Time: 6:00 PM
Where: Frederick, Maryland
Open to the Public: Yes

Contact Info:

Chet Anderson (club website)
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Directions: Call for latest information.

General Comments: Informative casual meetings, meet with Landlords and other wannabees! Movies, slides, guest speakers, outings and visits to PM sites. No dues. We usually meet on the last Wednesday of the Month.  March through August. 

Purple Martin Society of Collier County Meetings

Date: On the third Monday of each month.
Time: Times vary.
Where: Naples, Florida
Open to the Public: Yes

Contact Info: Bill Dietrich

Directions: The Village Inn, 1921 Davis Boulevard near U.S. 41 East, Naples Florida (location and times subject to change - for more information).



  1. Are you a PMCA member?
  2. Open to the public?
  3. Free educational materials desired
  4. Is this an annual event?