Rural Folklife Days @ Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State ParkWednesday, October 31, 2018 - 9:00am EDT to Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 2:30pm EDT
$5.00 per person
Kim Rivers, 386-397-7005
Demonstrators will be on hand showcasing Florida traditions of yesterday and today during this two day event. Rural Folklife Days celebrates the region’s rural past with demonstrations and hands-on learning activities. Visitors can taste jellies, play traditional games, churn butter, sing songs, learn square dancing, quilt on a frame, taste sugar cane, assist a blacksmith, learn about lye soap, watch demonstrations of old-fashioned cane grinding and learn to fish. This event is a long-standing tradition at the Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park, for decades students have enjoyed field trips to the park to experience this event. Schools are encouraged to attend this event and pre-register.
Schools which do pre-register get into the Florida Folk Festival Education Day in May free.
Guided Nature Walk @ John D. MacArthur Beach State ParkThursday, November 1, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am EDT
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.
Reading With A Ranger @ Topsail Hill Preserve State ParkThursday, November 1, 2018 - 10:00am CDT
Program is free.
Walton County Coastal Branch Library, (850) 267-2809
Join a Park Ranger at the Walton County Coastal Branch Library for story time. Learn about the wildlife and activities at the park. The Library is located at 437 Greenway Trail, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459.
Weekly Ranger Program @ Topsail Hill Preserve State ParkThursday, November 1, 2018 - 3:00pm CDT
Program is free with regular park admission.
Discuss, learn about and explore the park with a Ranger. Thursday Ranger Program starts at 3pm. Check at the Ranger Station for current week's topic and starting location.