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Sunday, January 15, 2017

Floral Fusion Art and Live Flower Exhibition @ Jonathan Dickinson State Park

Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 9:00am EST to Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 5:00pm EST

$6.00 per vehicle. Limit 2-8 people per vehicle. 

$4.00 Single-occupant vehicle or motorcycle

More Information:
Kimbell Education Center (561) 745-5551

Located in the Southeast region at:
Jonathan Dickinson State Park
16450 S.E. Federal Highway
Hobe Sound, FL 33455

The Friends of Jonathan Dickinson State Park are hosting a floral exhibition in partnership with Martin County and Jupiter/Tequesta Orchid Societies, local artists, and Big Pine Nursery.

The weekend exhibition through Sunday, January 15 will include local artwork and live flowers for sale.

 

Artwork will remain in the Kimbell Center in the park through February 5.

Legendary Sirens Perform @ Weeki Wachee Springs State Park

Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 1:30pm EST to Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 2:00pm EST

Included with the price of admission.

More Information:
(352) 592-5656

Located in the Southwest region at:
Weeki Wachee Springs State Park
6131 Commercial Way
Weeki Wachee, FL 34606

This nostalgic show will take you back to the early years of Weeki Wachee Springs by the ladies who created the magic. The former mermaid show includes performers representing the decades from the 40's to the 70's. Don't miss this magical performance by this special group of ladies. Show time 1:30 p.m.

1876 Cow Camp @ Lake Kissimmee State Park

Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 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

 

Eagle Viewing @ Oscar Scherer State Park

Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 9:00am to 11:00am EST

There is no cost to participate other than normal park entrance fees for day-use visitors.

More Information:
Ranger Station 941-483-5956

Located in the Southwest region at:
Oscar Scherer State Park
1843 South Tamiami Trail
Osprey, FL 34229

This weekly program is offered during bald eagle nesting season. Two nests are located in the park but the easiest to access is on the Green Trail. Once nest construction has begun, part of the trails are roped off per federal law. To view the eagles from a safe distance, a Volunteer will be manning a viewing station. A high-powered spotting scope to view the nest will be provided. The 20-minute walk to the eagle viewing station on the Green Trail from the Nature Center or campground is self-guided and trail maps can be obtained at the Ranger Station and Nature Center.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Beach Combing @ Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park

Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 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

The Great Outdoors @ Fort Clinch State Park

Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am EST

 Program is free with $6.00/vehicle park admission.

More Information:
(904) 277-7274

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

Join a Park Ranger to brush up on your outdoor skills or possibly learn some new ones.  The program will cover a broad range of topics from starting a campfire, to using a compass and map.  We will end with putting some of our new skills to use with some fun activities. Space is limited so please make a reservation at the Ranger Station by stopping by or calling (904) 277– 7274. 

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Pickin' in the Park - Main Entrance @ Silver Springs State Park

Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 1:00pm EST

Free with paid 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

Come enjoy local and visiting musicians perform acoustic music in a scenic area near the springs. Instruments usually include a banjo, guitar, fiddle, upright bass, and accordion. They may vary from month to month. Feel free to bring your own instrument and join in or just listen and enjoy. Hand claps and foot taps welcome!

Additional Information:

Enter the park through the main entrance located at 5656 East Silver Springs Blvd. (SR 40).

Participation requirements.

Bluegrass Music @ John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 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

Get ready for some foot-stomping and toe-tapping tunes on the third Sunday of each month!  Live Bluegrass in the Amphitheater from 1:00-3:00  p.m.  Free with park admission.

Ranger Program: Main Entrance @ Silver Springs State Park

Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 2:00pm EST

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.

Concert in the Park @ Oscar Scherer State Park

Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm EST

Cost is free with camping or standard ay park entrance fee.

More Information:
Ranger Station 941-483-5956

Located in the Southwest region at:
Oscar Scherer State Park
1843 South Tamiami Trail
Osprey, FL 34229

Enjoy watching and listening to musicians jamming out to live music.   This family-friendly program is sure to be full of toe-stomping fun located outside the Nature Center (inside the Nature Center if inclement weather).  Audience members are welcome to bring snacks and non-alcoholic beverages.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Music by Firelight @ Oscar Scherer State Park

Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 6:30pm EST
More Information:
Ranger Station 941-483-5956

Located in the Southwest region at:
Oscar Scherer State Park
1843 South Tamiami Trail
Osprey, FL 34229

Music lovers will enjoy this program held by firelight at the Campfire Circle. If inclement weather will be held in the Nature Center.

​Program occurs at sunset. Please contact Ranger Station for actual program times.