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Weekly Ranger Program @ Topsail Hill Preserve State ParkThursday, February 22, 2018 - 3:00pm CST
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.
Karaoke Night @ Oscar Scherer State ParkThursday, February 22, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm EST
Free for registered campers
Ranger Station 941-483-5956
Channel your inner vocal artist and sing karaoke with fellow campers. Program is for registered campers only as it takes place after hours. Located in the Nature Center.
Stone Age and Primitive Arts Festival @ Ochlockonee River State ParkFriday, February 23, 2018 (All day) to Sunday, February 25, 2018 (All day)
Admission: $4.00 per vehicle
(Up to 8 occupants, additional occupants are $2.00 per person)
Ranger Station 850-962-2771
Ever wonder how pre-historic man put food on the table for the family? How people survived among mammoths and saber-toothed cats? Find out at the 11th annual Stone Age and Primitive Arts Festival! The festival features artists, vendors and demonstrators from all over the country.
Learn from experts how to make your own arrowheads, spear points and stone tools with the ancient art of flintknapping.
Participate in an atlatl throwing or primitive archery contest.
Watch as instructors reveal the secrets behind primitive fire making techniques like the bow drill, hand drill, and the fire saw.
Tour through our vendor village and find everything from pottery, hand woven baskets and jewelry to bows, arrows, spears and the materials to make your own.
Festival hours are: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Co-Ed Low Impact Exercise Class @ Oscar Scherer State ParkFriday, February 23, 2018 - 8:15am to 9:00am EST
Free with camping or standard park entrance fee
Ranger Station 941-483-5956
Wear comfortable shoes and wake up with a morning exercise session led by Kate Isles! Exercises do not require participants to sit or lay down and program is considered accessible. Located in the Screen Room by the Nature Center.
Reconstruction @ Dudley Farm Historic State ParkFriday, February 23, 2018 - 9:00am EST to Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 4:00am EST
Regular park entrance fee of $5.00 (honor box, cash only)
Sandra Cashes, (352)472-1142
-Visitors are invited to immerse themselves into history-
Dudley Farm Historic State Park will host its annual Reconstruction Era event on February 23rd and 24th, 2018. The Reconstruction Era Event is set during some of the hardest economic and socially difficult years in Florida following the War Between the States (the American Civil War). Living Historians bring to life the trials and troubles faced by people during those times. The year is 1868 and people do not dress, speak or think the same way we do now. Come experience what life was like for a Cow Hunter, a Temperance Marcher, a former slave turned soldier or just the common person trying to stay alive. Step back in time, see how life was. Be forewarned, they are not from our time, they might wonder what is that I-phone in your hand.