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Sunday, November 13, 2016

Atlantic Surfing Federation Championship surf contest @ Sebastian Inlet State Park

Friday, November 11, 2016 - 7:00am EST to Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 6:00pm EST

 

Watching the surf contest is free with regular park entrance fee.

More Information:
www.atlanticsurfing.org

Located in the Central region at:
Sebastian Inlet State Park
9700 South Highway A.1.A.
Melbourne Beach, FL 32951

Rescheduled due to Hurricane Matthew - Atlantic Surfing Federation Championship surf contest

Watch some hot amateur surfing with contestants from the East Coast of the United States do battle to find out who is the best. Times of contest are wave dependent. The location of the surf contest is by the North Jetty. www.atlanticsurfing.org

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Participation Requirements

Atlantic Surfing Federation Championship Surf Contest @ Sebastian Inlet State Park

Friday, November 11, 2016 - 7:30am EST to Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 6:00pm EST

Free with park admission fee.

More Information:


Located in the Central region at:
Sebastian Inlet State Park
9700 South Highway A.1.A.
Melbourne Beach, FL 32951

The Atlantic Surfing Federation Championship Surf Contest will be rescheduled to November 11th to 13th, 2016.   Join us at Sebastian Inlet State Park, for some amazing surfing talent! This amateur surfing contest features contestants from the East Coast of the United States. They will be battling it out, to find out who is the best!  The location of the surf contest is by the North Jetty.  For more information visit www.atlanticsurfing.org   

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Azalea 12/24-Hour Race @ Ravine Gardens State Park

Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 8:00am EST to Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 8:00am EST

12-Hour Registration Fee = $90

24-Hour Registration Fee = $130

50-Mile Registration Fee = $100

Regular park entry fees apply for spectators and visitors.

More Information:
Park Office, 386-329-3721 or Winston Fletcher, 386-937-9381

Located in the Central region at:
Ravine Gardens State Park
1600 Twigg Street
Palatka, FL 32177

The Azalea 12/24-Hour Race and 50-Mile Race will take place in the beautiful Ravine Gardens State Park located in the heart of Palatka, Florida.  You will run on a smooth asphalt 2-mile loop (USA Track and Field-Certified) that includes difficult inclines and declines that will challenge both your physical fitness and mental fortitude.  Runners will start at the highest point then wind their way to the bottom of the ravine.  Along the route you will pass various historical landmarks, including the outdoor amphitheater, Court of States, and other original structures dating back to the 1930's. 

Additional Information:

12- and 24-Hour options are available.  The 50-mile race will have a 15-hour cut-off.  An Aid Station will be fully stocked with a wide variety of foods, gels and electrolyte drinks.

The deadline to register is Monday, November 9th.  For more information, including how to register, visit the event page.

All proceeds to benefit the Friends of Ravine Gardens, Inc.

Participation Requirements

1876 Cow Camp @ Lake Kissimmee State Park

Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 9:00am to 4:30pm EST

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

 

Beach combing @ Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park

Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 9:30am to 10:30am EST

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

Birding at MacArthur Beach @ John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm EST

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

Bird lovers can join a Ranger-led educational walk identifying many species of birds that make their home in John D. MacArthur Beach State Park.  Reservations recommended.  Visitors should bring binoculars or rent them in the Gift Shop.  Program is free with Park admission.  For more information and reservations, call the Nature Center at (561) 624-6952.

Additional Information:

The walk is approximately one mile.  Bring water, hat and sunscreen.

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

Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm EST

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.

Kayak 101 @ Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park

Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm EST

The program is free with your paid entrance in to the park.

More Information:
Ranger Station, (850) 927-2111

Located in the Northwest region at:
Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park
1900 E. Gulf Beach Drive
St. George Island, FL 32328

On Sunday, November 13th, 2016, come and join us at St. George Island State Park for a beginner's guide to kayaking.  Staff and volunteers will be holding a Kayak 101 program to learn basic paddling skills, learn about the park and will discover a few common plants, trees, and wildlife.  Registration is capped at 10, so contact us early to reserve your spot.  Kayaks will be available at the park or you may bring your own if you like.  All participants are required to wear a life jacket.  Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. The training will last about 60 minutes and the on-water tour lasts about 1-2 hours, paddling a distance of approximately 2 miles.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

 

Participants should wear quick dry clothing, shoes that can get wet, and should bring water, sunscreen, bug spray, and a hat and sunglasses.

Full Moon Lighthouse Extravagansa @ Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park

Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm EST
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Located in the Southeast region at:
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
1200 South Crandon Boulevard
Key Biscayne, FL 33149

Come join us and lean about the history of the oldest standing structure in south Florida during a special tour of the Cape Florida Lighthouse and Keepers Cottage under the full moon.

 

A complimentary wine and cheese reception will be served while enjoying great views and live music.

 

The Full Moon on November 13, 2016 will be an extraordinary sight! This moon will be nearer to the Earth than its been since January 26, 1948

 

This is a Free event. Donations and memberships to join and support the Friends of Cape Florida Inc. are welcome.

The Barnacle under Moonlight Concert: DeBlois Milledge @ The Barnacle Historic State Park

Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm EST

Adults: $10.00

Members of The Barnacle Society: $8.00

Children ages 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 with an evening of live music under the moonlight as The Barnacle Society presents DeBlois Milledge. Bringing an acoustic, folk, pop mix to the grounds of one of Coconut Grove’s oldest homes, the concert will highlight the musical stylings of a hometown girl. A Miami native and a prolific songwriter, DeBlois has four solo EPs from her time growing up in South Florida (Palmetto and Pine, Nobody Out, Leviathan and Velveteen) and four more with her San Diego based band The Boundary Birds (While You’re Waiting, Night Painting, Gems, and The Boundary Birds). Fans of female vocalists like Carol King and Sheryl Crow will love DeBlois.

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.

Picnics, blankets, and lawn chairs are welcome. No pets, please.