Farmers Market @ Koreshan State ParkSunday, September 17, 2017 - 8:00am to 1:00pm EDT
$1 environmental impact fee
More Information: Ranger Station (239) 992-0311
Join us in the historic settlement of Koreshans. Our Sunday Farmers Market offers local and organic produce, fresh seafood and dips, unique crafts, local honey, native plants, handcrafted jewelry, food, beautiful art, and cool gifts! A market pass is $1. Contact the Ranger Station at (239) 992-0311 for more information. For vendor info and applications visit http://friendsofkoreshan.org/farmers-market/
Native Plant Sale, Sundays, 8pm - 1pm @ Koreshan State ParkSunday, September 17, 2017 - 8:00am to 1:00pm EDT
FREE during the Sunday Farmers Market
Ranger Station (239) 992-0311
Learning about and purchasing native plants can be a daunting task, but it just got easier! The Coccoloba Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society volunteers will be selling native plants at the Koreshan State Historic Site Farmers Market Sundays, 8:00am - 1 pm. Experts will be on hand to help answer your questions and teach you about the wonderful benefits of adding native plants to your landscaping. Volunteers will also explain about the fertilizer ordinance and invasive exotic plants. For more information, visit www.FNPSCoccoloba.org or call (239) 273-8945.
Guided Bird Walk @ Anastasia State ParkSunday, September 17, 2017 - 8:30am EDT
Free with regular park admission.
Administrative Office, 904-461-2000
Join us for a Guided Bird Walk and learn about our feathered friends here at Anastasia State Park! Led by a park volunteer, this monthly fun and informative walk is open to participants of all birding levels. Participants will observe a diverse variety of shore birds, marsh birds, and hammock birds by walking the beach, boardwalks, nature trails, and other areas. Please dress for the weather and bring binoculars, water, comfortable walking shoes, and a field guide if you have one. We will meet at the Island Beach Shop & Grill pavilion located at the end of the main park drive. Walk lasts 2 hours.
Guided Scrub Walk @ Oscar Scherer State ParkSunday, September 17, 2017 - 8:30am EDT
There is no cost to participate other than normal park entrance fees for day-use visitors.
Ranger Station 941-483-5956
This weekly walk begins at the Nature Center and includes an informative walk through an ancient dune system. This unique habitat is home to the threatened Florida scrub-jay and a variety of plants and other animals. Participants should wear comfortable footwear for walking in soft sand. Cameras and binoculars are suggested. Space is limited to 15 people.
Oleta Trail Blazers Work Day @ Oleta River State ParkSunday, September 17, 2017 - 9:00am to 2:00pm EDT
Come out and help the Oleta Trail Blazer mountain bike group as they volunteer to help improve the mountain biking trails in the park. Volunteering with this group includes but is not limited to cutting small exotic trees, adding dirt to trails, repairing ramps and bridges, building new features to the trail, trimming back vegetation and much more! if you love to ride in Oleta River State Park and also want to help make the park even better, we hope to see you at a volunteer day in the future! Tools and equipment will be provided by the park.
Please wear proper shoes and safe clothing for outdoor physical activity.
Literacy Month Reading Trail @ Devil's Millhopper Geological State ParkSunday, September 17, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm EDT
$4 per vehicle - no additional charge for the hike
Ranger Station 352-955-2008
Come out to the Millhopper for a self-guided hike along Sink Trail. In celebration of Literacy Month we have created a "Reading Trail" with six stops - each revealing a piece of the Legend of Devil's Millhopper.
Beach Combing @ Delnor-Wiggins Pass State ParkSunday, September 17, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:30am EDT
FREE with regular park admission
Ranger Station 239-597-6196
Join a Volunteer for a talk about beach treasures. Learn about sea shells, sea creatures and tidal movement. This is a great interactive event!
Guided Tours of Historic Koreshan Settlement @ Koreshan State ParkSunday, September 17, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am EDT
Guided Tours are $2 per person, $1 for children under 6, with regular park admission.
Ranger Station (239) 992-0311
Join us for a Guided Walking Tour of the Historic Koreshan Settlement. Explore structures and gardens of the 19th century utopian settlement and learn about these idealistic pioneers. The walking tour is about an hour and a half and is accessible to all.
Park admission is $2 for bicycle/pedestrian, $4 for one person in a vehicle, $5 for up to 8 persons in a vehicle. Walking tour lasts approximately 1 hour and is mostly outdoors on a crushed shell path. Please bring water, proper footware, and sun protection. Wheelchair available upon request.
Requests for these and other tours for clubs, home school associations, and other groups can be made by calling the Ranger Station at (239) 992-0311. We make every effort to accommodate all groups, however we may not be able to fulfill requests made with less than a two week notice.
Pickin' in the Park - Main Entrance @ Silver Springs State ParkSunday, September 17, 2017 - 1:00pm EDT
Free with paid park admission.
Ranger Station, (352) 236-7148 ext. 4
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!
Enter the park through the main entrance located at 5656 East Silver Springs Blvd. (SR 40).
Sam & Eden in Concert Musical Tales from Near and Far @ Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State ParkSunday, September 17, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm EDT
Interested visitors can call the park (352) 466-3672 or the Thomas Center (352) 334-ARTS
From the Thomas Center event page:
“Eden MacAdam-Somer and Sam Bartlett present tunes commemorating a sense of place and the telling of stories, in tribute to Rawlings and her discovery of her own Muse in the wilds of Cross Creek.”
This is part of the series Cross Creek Rising: Consciousness of Land and Water. That will feature art and entertainment inspired by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.
Event address: Thomas Center Gallaries, 302 NE 6th Ave Gainesville, FL 32601
For more information see: historicthomascenter.org
Ranger Program: Main Entrance @ Silver Springs State ParkSunday, September 17, 2017 - 2:00pm EDT
Free with regular park admission.
Ranger station, 352-236-7148 ext.4
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.
Enter the park through the main entrance located at 5656 East Silver Springs Boulevard (State Road 40).
Fall Equinox Drum Circle @Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm EDT
$5.00 admission per person; Children under 12 are Free
Celebrate the first day of Fall with local drumming enthusiasts at the Fall Equinox Drum Circle hosted by the Savannas Preserve State Park! Please feel free to bring a drum if you have one, and join in the rhythm. Or you can just come and enjoy the ambiance in this beautiful and natural Preserve. Cost is $5.00 per person, Children under 12 are free. No reservations required. The Drum Circle is from 7 pm to 9 pm on September 17, 2017.