Farmers Market @ Koreshan State ParkSunday, December 3, 2017 - 8:00am to 1:00pm EST
$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, December 3, 2017 - 8:00am to 1:00pm EST
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 Scrub Jay Walk @ Oscar Scherer State ParkSunday, December 3, 2017 - 8:30am to 10:00am EST
Free with camping or standard park entrance fee
Ranger Station 941-483-5956
Learn about this true Florida native and its unique habitat. Meets outside the Nature Center. Comfortable walking shoes, water, sunscreen, binoculars, and/or camera recommended.
Eagle Viewing @ Oscar Scherer State ParkSunday, December 3, 2017 - 9:00am to 11:00am EST
Free with camping or standard park entrance fee
Ranger Station 941-483-5956
Join the weekly eagle watch and see how our pair of nesting bald eagles are doing. High-powered scope and trail maps are provided. Comfortable shoes, camera and binoculars are suggested. Located at the eagle viewing station along the Green Trail. Note: There is a 20-minute, self-guided walk to the eagle viewing station.
First Weekend Union Garrison @ Fort Clinch State ParkSunday, December 3, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm EST
$2.50 Fort Admission in addition to regular park admission.
Fort Clinch State Park, 904-277-7274
This program will allow visitors to interact with living historians to experience life in the fort as it was in 1864. The grounds will be bustling with soldiers in period costumes involved in firing demonstrations, marching drills, cooking and daily activities. Ladies in their dresses, sutlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life. Come join in this unique, family friendly event.
Art Show and Sale by Resident Artist Mary Limont @ Delnor-Wiggins Pass State ParkSunday, December 3, 2017 - 10:00am to 3:00pm EST
FREE with regular park admission
Ranger Station 239-597-6196
Come meet our 2017 Resident Artist, Mary Limont, in Area 3 of the Park! Mary has completed her year in residency at the Park and will be exhibiting her handcrafted jewelry. Many pieces will be on display and available for purchase. Come check out her work and do some holiday shopping! A portion of the sales will go toward the nonprofit group, Friends of Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park. Mary has been making jewelry for the last 8 years and has exhibited her work at many different events in Southwest Florida, including our Wildlife and Wildlands Art Show.
Guided Nature Walk @ John D. MacArthur Beach State ParkSunday, December 3, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am EST
Free with park admission.
Join us for a guided exploration of MacArthur Beach State Park daily at 10:00 a.m. Meet in front of the Park's Nature Center.
Bring a water bottle, sunscreen and insect repellant.
Santa Claus in the Park @ Oleta River State ParkSunday, December 3, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm EST
Normal park entrance fees are required.
$2.00 per picture.
Saturdays and Sundays from Dec. 2 – Dec. 17
10:00am – 12:00pm at the Pelican Pavilion
3400 NE 163rd St | North Miami Beach, FL 3316
Come out to get your picture taken with Santa Claus!!! Children and well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome! Pictures are $2.00 per person or pet and $1.00 of each picture will go directly to the Friends of Oleta River State Park to assist in maintaining our resources!
Learn to Kayak @ John D. MacArthur Beach State ParkSunday, December 3, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Free with Park admission.
A great overview of kayaking, this land-based instruction focuses on types of kayaks, necessary gear and basic paddling skills. The first Sunday of each month in the Amphitheater, offered free with Park admission. Reservations recommended.
This is a land based class only.
Myakka River Jam @ Myakka River State ParkSunday, December 3, 2017 - 12:00pm to 5:30pm EST
This event is free with admission to the park.
Bicycles and Pedestrians $2
Park Ranger Station (941) 361-6511
Serge’s Stomp in the Swamp at Myakka River State Park
Featuring the madness and mayhem of bestselling Florida author, Tim Dorsey. Books and Serge swag available for sale and signing.
Food, wine, domestic and craft beers for sale by Myakka’s own Pink Gator Café. No coolers please.
Live music all afternoon by some of Florida's finest folk music stars including:
JD & Zetha Lewis, Florida Boys, and Fiddlin’J. Robert.
So, mark the date, and join Tim and the real-life park rangers as seen in Electric Barracuda!
For more information please visit Tim Dorsey's website at: http://www.timdorsey.com/news.html
Directions: Take I-75 Exit 205, then drive 8.8 miles east on Highway 72 to park entrance on the left. Signs and staff will direct you to the event located at the South Pavilion in the park.
Junior Ranger Program @ Devil's Millhopper Geological State ParkSunday, December 3, 2017 - 12:30pm to 4:30pm EST
The program is free with park entry and for annual park pass holders.
Come visit our Junior Ranger table from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Learn how to become a Junior Ranger and join us for lots of cool nature activities! We will also be doing critter coloring pages and an Enviroscape water cycle demonstration throughout the day. These activities are welcome for all ages, however the Junior Ranger program is usually appropriate for children aged 6 and up. Participants can complete the Junior Ranger CORE activities, collect passport stamps, and earn an official Junior Ranger badge, patch, or pin!
No reservation required. Meet at the table under the right side of the Devil's Millhopper Visitor Center.
Ranger Program: Main Entrance @ Silver Springs State ParkSunday, December 3, 2017 - 2:00pm EST
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).
Marsh by Moonlight - Guided Kayaking @Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm EST
$15.00 per person, plus state park admission.
Enjoy the serenity of the Savannas Basin Marsh by moonlight during these limited-edition tours. Cost is $15.00 per person donation to the Friends of Savannas, plus the State Park admission fee ($2.00 a person, or $3.00 for a vehicle with up to 8 people). All equipment is included with your donation. Participants should dress for the weather and bring drinking water. Time of arrival will be different for each tour. Reservations required by calling the Savannas Preserve State Park Education Center at (772) 398-2779. The Savannas is located at 2541 SE Walton Road, Port St Lucie.
Moonrise at the Beach @ Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area at Flagler BeachSunday, December 3, 2017 - 5:30pm to 6:00pm EST
This program is free with park admission.
Ranger Station 386-517-2086
Join us for a moonrise at the beach! You will learn fun and interesting facts about the moon and our coastal ecosystem. Enjoy the spectacular view! Bring binoculars and a camera for beautiful photo opportunities! All ages are welcome, minors must be accompanied by an adult. This event is subject to cancellation due to weather conditions. We will be meeting at the beachside pavilion on the east side of the park. You can register for this program at Eventbrite.