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Sunday, October 9, 2016

1876 Cow Camp @ Lake Kissimmee State Park

Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 9:00am to 4:30pm EDT

Free with regular park admission

More Information:
Park Service Specialist Andi Henry, 863-696-1112, Andrea.Henry@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Central region at:
Lake Kissimmee State Park
14248 Camp Mack Rd.
Lake Wales , FL 33898

As you roam down the short trail to the Cow Camp, you will travel back in time to 1876. At the end of the trail, you will find a Florida Cow Hunter in a frontier camp along the route of a cattle drive. He will be cooking, making coffee, tending to the cattle or just resting up until the next roundup or cattle drive. The Cow Hunter will be very happy to share stories about what his life is like and the challenges he faces.

Additional Information:

Offsite Cow Camps are available for groups of 15 or more, schools, community organizations, special events, etc. Call the Ranger Station for more information.

Participation Requirements

 

Confederate Garrison Weekend @ Fort Clinch State Park

Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 9:00am to 12:00pm EDT

Park Entrance Fee applies in addition to a $2.00 per person Fort Entrance Fee

More Information:
Fort Clinch State Park, (904) 277-7274

Located in the Northeast region at:
Fort Clinch State Park
2601 Atlantic Ave
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

Living historians recreate life at Fort Clinch during the War between the States. Activities include artillery demonstrations, medical demonstrations and soldier drills.  Soldiers and Civilians  also take up duty in the laundry, infirmary, kitchen, barracks, quartermaster and carpenter shop. 

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Beach Combing @ Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park

Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 9:30am to 10:30am EDT

FREE with regular park admission

More Information:
Ranger Station 239-597-6196

Located in the Southwest region at:
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park
11135 Gulfshore Drive
Naples, FL 34108

Join a Volunteer for a talk about beach treasures. Learn about sea shells, sea creatures and tidal movement. This is a great interactive event!

Additional Information:

Beach Combing Participation Requirements

Bluegrass Music with the Conch Stomp Band @ John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm EDT

Free with park admission

More Information:
(561) 624-6952

Located in the Southeast region at:
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park
10900 Jack Nicklaus Drive
North Palm Beach, FL 33408

Come on down to the Park and listen to the Conch Stomp Band play some bluegrass music. Free with Park admission. Call the Nature Center for more information, (561) 624-6952.

Ranger Program: Main Entrance @ Silver Springs State Park

Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 2:00pm EDT

Free with regular park admission.

More Information:
Ranger station, 352-236-7148 ext.4

Located in the Central region at:
Silver Springs State Park
1425 NE 58th Avenue
Ocala, FL 34470

Take part in a park ranger program, which occurs every Sunday. Topics vary, with each program offering an opportunity to learn something new about Silver Springs State Park and Florida’s unique environment.

Additional Information:

Enter the park through the main entrance located at 5656 East Silver Springs Boulevard (State Road 40).

Participation requirements.

Love, Peace & Music Under the Moonlight with Iko-Iko @ The Barnacle Historic State Park

Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm EDT

Adults: $10.00

Members of The Barnacle Society: $8.00

Children 6-9: $3.00

Children under 6: Free

More Information:
Ranger Station, (305) 442-6866

Located in the Southeast region at:
The Barnacle Historic State Park
3485 Main Highway
Miami, FL 33133

End your weekend on the perfect note! Bring a picnic, chairs, and a blanket to spread out on the front lawn, and enjoy good old-fashioned Coconut Grove Love-In under the moonlight with Graham Wood Drout’s Iko-Iko

Iko-Iko’s Urban Swamp Music is a swirling mix of Blues, Mardi Gras, Gulf Coast Americana, jazz, jam band sensibilities, and Rock and Roll. The group originated in South Florida in the 1980s and has shared the stage with nearly every working Blues artist in the United States from then until now. From Albert Collins, Bo Diddley and John Lee Hooker to Sun Ra, David Bromberg and Jimmy Buffet, the list goes on and on. The group has earned its status as a South Florida music legend.

Additional Information:

Moonlight Concert Participation Requirements

On-street and off-street paid parking is available throughout Coconut Grove. Visitors with a Disabled Person Parking Permit may call the Ranger Station for additional parking information. Purchase tickets at the gate. The gate opens one hour before show time.

No pets, please.