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October 04, 2014

WATER IN MOTION FOR THE CURE
Hillsborough River State Park

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October 04, 2014

FALL WILDFLOWER/BUTTERFLY WALK
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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October 05, 2014

FLORIDA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES #3
Alafia River State Park

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October 09, 2014

ROAD BACK IN TIME
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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October 11, 2014

GUIDED NIGHT PADDLE
Oscar Scherer State Park

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October 11, 2014

WEEDS AND SEEDS: A (PRE) HISTORY OF DINING IN SOUTHERN FLORIDA
Koreshan State Historic Site

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October 11, 2014

2ND ANNUAL BACK 40 MUSIC FESTIVAL
Little Manatee River State Park

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October 14, 2014

WILD EDIBLE PLANT COLLECTION AND PREPARATION
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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October 17, 2014

CIGAR HERITAGE PARTY
Ybor City Museum State Park

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October 18, 2014

DADE CRAFT CLASS
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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October 18, 2014

SUN FIESTA @ CENTENNIAL PARK, VENICE, FL
Oscar Scherer State Park

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October 18, 2014

MUSIC IN THE PARK CONCERT SERIES - BACK PORCH REVIVAL
Highlands Hammock State Park

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October 18, 2014

HALLOWEEN CANDLE LIGHT TOUR
Gamble Plantation Historic State Park

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October 24, 2014

22ND ANNUAL HAUNTED WOODS EVENT - WANTED: CREATURES OF THE NIGHT VOLUNTEERS
Hillsborough River State Park

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October 24, 2014

HAUNTED HAYRIDE & TRAIL
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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October 24, 2014

2ND ANNUAL HAUNTED HAMMOCK HALLOWEEN EVENT
Highlands Hammock State Park

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October 24, 2014

HAUNTED TRAILS
Oscar Scherer State Park

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October 24, 2014

22ND ANNUAL HAUNTED WOODS EVENT
Hillsborough River State Park

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October 25, 2014

2ND ANNUAL HAUNTED HAMMOCK HALLOWEEN EVENT
Highlands Hammock State Park

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October 26, 2014

ESTERO CONCERT SERIES AT KORESHAN
Koreshan State Historic Site

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November 01, 2014

VINTAGE RV SHOW
Koreshan State Historic Site

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November 01, 2014

DADE CRAFT CLASS
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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November 02, 2014

ESTERO CONCERT SERIES AT KORESHAN
Koreshan State Historic Site

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November 06, 2014

DADE TREE WALK
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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November 07, 2014

ALAFIA FAT TIRE FESTIVAL
Alafia River State Park

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November 08, 2014

GUIDED NIGHT PADDLE
Oscar Scherer State Park

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November 08, 2014

DISCOVER THE ISLAND
Egmont Key

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November 08, 2014

PREHISTORIC SNOWBIRDS
Koreshan State Historic Site

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November 08, 2014

29TH ANNUAL CIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS (CCC) FESTIVAL
Highlands Hammock State Park

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November 09, 2014

DISCOVER THE ISLAND
Egmont Key

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November 15, 2014

NATURE FESTIVAL
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park

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November 15, 2014

MUSIC IN THE PARK CONCERT SERIES - GROOVUS
Highlands Hammock State Park

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November 15, 2014

FRANK THOMAS FOLK HERITAGE AND MUSIC FESTIVAL
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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November 16, 2014

THE X-COUNTRY MARATHON, 30K, HALF-MARATHON & 5K
Alafia River State Park

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November 20, 2014

HOLIDAY CRAFT CLASS
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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November 22, 2014

DAY OF CONSCIOUSNESS
Oscar Scherer State Park

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December 06, 2014

GUIDED NIGHT PADDLE
Oscar Scherer State Park

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December 06, 2014

CHRISTMAS ON THE FLORIDA FRONTIER
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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December 06, 2014

2014 GREAT OUTDOOR ADVENTURE DAY
Lovers Key State Park

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December 12, 2014

THE CANDLELIGHT EXPERIENCE AT FORT FOSTER
Fort Foster State Historic Site

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December 12, 2014

THE CANDLELIGHT EXPERIENCE AT FORT FOSTER
Hillsborough River State Park

Date: December 12th-13th, 2014. 6:00 pm -9:00 pm

Description:

Fort Foster Historic Site brings the holiday season on the Florida Frontier to life!  Visitors follow a lantern-lit trail through the military fort and Seminole camp.  Along the way, guests will encounter musicians, living history scenarios, and refreshments.  A battle reenactment on Friday, December 12th, and Saturday, December 13th, will take place after 8:00 pm.  Come witness the drama as the Seminoles attempt to burn the bridge crossing the Hillsborough River, while soldiers and militiamen will try to defend it.   This living history program will truly take you back in time. 

The Fort Foster State Historic Site is located adjacent to Hillsborough River State Park on U.S. 301 North, 9 miles north of Fowler Avenue and 6 miles south of Zephyrhills.

All proceeds benefit the Hillsborough River State Park Preservation Society.

If you would like to be a reenactor at this event please see the registration form under the “Additional Info” tab.

 

Participation Requirements

Fees: Ages 13 and up, $5.00 donation. Ages 12 and under are FREE.

Contact: Contact the park at 813.987.6870

Directions: Hillsborough River State Park is located 9 miles north of Tampa and 6 miles south of Zephyrhills on US Highway 301. From I-75, Southbound from Ocala take the SR 54. Exit #279 east to Hwy 301, travel South for 6 miles, and the park will be on your right-hand side. From I-75, Northbound from Tampa take the Fowler Ave. Exit #265 east to Hwy 301, travel North for 9 miles, and the park will be on your left-hand side. From I-4, West bound take Exit 10 go north on CR 579 to US 301, follow the signs and go North 7 miles the park will be on your left-hand side. From I-4, East bound take Exit 7 (be careful of the merges) and go North on US 301 for 14 miles, the park will be on your left-hand side.

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December 13, 2014

MOUND KEY TOUR AND KAYAK PADDLE
Mound Key Archaeological State Park

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December 13, 2014

MOUND KEY TOUR AND KAYAK PADDLE
Koreshan State Historic Site

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December 14, 2014

ESTERO CONCERT SERIES AT KORESHAN
Koreshan State Historic Site

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January 03, 2015

DADE'S BATTLE
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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January 10, 2015

ARCHAEOLOGY OF POOP: THE TRUTH COMES OUT IN THE END
Koreshan State Historic Site

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January 13, 2015

AFTERNOON TEAS
Koreshan State Historic Site

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January 17, 2015

MUSIC IN THE PARK CONCERT SERIES - RICK ARNOLD
Highlands Hammock State Park

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January 17, 2015

9TH ANNUAL ALL-TRAILS HIKE/CONCERT
Oscar Scherer State Park

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January 30, 2015

GHOST WALK
Koreshan State Historic Site

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February 06, 2015

GHOST WALK
Koreshan State Historic Site

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February 10, 2015

AFTERNOON TEAS
Koreshan State Historic Site

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February 11, 2015

SCHOOL DAYS AT FORT FOSTER
Hillsborough River State Park

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February 11, 2015

SCHOOL DAYS AT FORT FOSTER
Fort Foster State Historic Site

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February 14, 2015

FORT FOSTER RENDEZVOUS
Fort Foster State Historic Site

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February 14, 2015

JAMMIN' IN THE HAMMOCK
Collier-Seminole State Park

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February 14, 2015

15TH ANNUAL SCRUB JAY 5K/10K RACE
Oscar Scherer State Park

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February 14, 2015

ART SHOW, GREAT ART IN A GREAT PARK
Koreshan State Historic Site

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February 14, 2015

FORT FOSTER RENDEZVOUS
Hillsborough River State Park

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February 15, 2015

JAMMIN' IN THE HAMMOCK
Collier-Seminole State Park

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February 15, 2015

ESTERO CONCERT SERIES AT KORESHAN
Koreshan State Historic Site

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February 21, 2015

RUN - EVERGLADES ULTRA
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park

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February 28, 2015

MUSIC IN THE PARK CONCERT SERIES - CALIFORNIA TOE JAM BAND
Highlands Hammock State Park

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February 28, 2015

TASTE OF HISTORY LUNCHEON
Koreshan State Historic Site

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March 07, 2015

VINTAGE CAR SHOW
Koreshan State Historic Site

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March 10, 2015

AFTERNOON TEAS
Koreshan State Historic Site

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March 21, 2015

ANTIQUE ENGINE SHOW
Koreshan State Historic Site

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March 21, 2015

11TH ANNUAL SARASOTA FOLK FESTIVAL
Oscar Scherer State Park

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March 22, 2015

ESTERO CONCERT SERIES AT KORESHAN
Koreshan State Historic Site

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March 28, 2015

MUSIC IN THE PARK CONCERT SERIES - WILLIAM FLORIAN
Highlands Hammock State Park

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April 04, 2015

KIWANIS FISHATHON
Oscar Scherer State Park

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April 12, 2015

ESTERO CONCERT SERIES AT KORESHAN
Koreshan State Historic Site

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April 18, 2015

MUSIC IN THE PARK CONCERT SERIES - LOTELA GOLD
Highlands Hammock State Park

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April 19, 2015

26TH ANNUAL EARTH DAY CELEBRATION
Oscar Scherer State Park

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May 16, 2015

ESTERO CONCERT SERIES AT KORESHAN
Koreshan State Historic Site

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June 21, 2015

FATHERS DAY ORIENTEERING WORKSHOP
Oscar Scherer State Park

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