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Thursday, November 1, 2018

Rural Folklife Days @ Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 9:00am EDT to Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 2:30pm EDT

$5.00 per person

More Information:
Kim Rivers, 386-397-7005

Located in the Northeast region at:
Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park
11016 Lillian Saunders Drive/ US HWY 41
White Springs, FL 32096

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.

Additional Information:

Schools which do pre-register get into the Florida Folk Festival Education Day in May free.

Participation Requirements

Guided Nature Walk @ John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am EDT

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

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. 

Additional Information:

Bring a water bottle, sunscreen and insect repellant.

Weekly Ranger Program @ Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 9:00am CDT

Program is free with regular park admission. 

More Information:
850-267-8330

Located in the Northwest region at:
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
7525 W. Scenic Highway 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

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. 

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Reading With A Ranger @ Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 10:00am CDT

Program is free.

More Information:
Walton County Coastal Branch Library, (850) 267-2809

Located in the Northwest region at:
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
7525 W. Scenic Highway 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

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. 

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements