SATURDAY: Explore The Outdoors Festival

30A South Walton butterfly10 769x1024 SATURDAY: Explore The Outdoors Festival

Walton Outdoors

Walton Outdoors will host the Explore The Outdoors Festival on Oct. 6, 2012. The event will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the beautiful waterfront location of Live Oak Landing RV Resort.

This fun-filled day is geared towards introducing children to the wonders of exploring the outdoors. Hands on activities will include fishing, boating, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, wildlife encounters, interactive educational exhibits and much more. The water activities are geared for children six-years-old and up. The event is free, and open to the public, with donations accepted at the door.

Activities & Presentations Include:

–Fish Florida rod/reel giveaways for the first 180 children
–Fishing basics and ethics with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
–Learn to cast with Bass Pro Shop fishing pro
–Fishing with Wounded Warrior Fishing Charter
–“Pondtoon” rides along Black Creek
–Kayaking with South Walton Outfitters
–Stand up paddle boarding with YOLO Board Adventures
–Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge wildlife exhibit
–Nonie’s Ark animal encounters
–Birding in Northwest Florida with the Choctawhatchee Audubon Society
–Florida State Parks watershed and sea turtle interactive presentations
–Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance touch tank
–Smokey the Bear and his friends from Forestry
–Monarch butterfly migration tagging with naturalist Joe Wyatt
–Florida Sea Grant’s small fry fishing adventure with tips for mom and dad too
–Water safety education with Freeport Fire and Rescue
–Match the animal tracks with Emerald Coast Science Center
–Birds of prey exhibit with Lisa Miller of the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center
–Barbecue, burgers, hotdogs and soft drinks available for purchase
–Great giveaways for the children

For more info about Explore The Outdoors Festival, go to: www.waltonoutdoors.com/explorefest or call (850) 267-2064.

More 30A Features:

Fast Food Made Fresh -- That's What's CUP

Fast Food Made Fresh -- That's What's CUP

By Lauren Lege Redfish Village and Peddler's Pavilion in Seacrest is home to 30A's one-and-only "fast food" joint, CUP. But don't get the wrong idea:... more

Meyer Boarding Co. to Host

Meyer Boarding Co. to Host "Land & Sea Paddle Battle" at Topsail Hill State Park on April 26

Meyer Boarding Co. is hosting the first Land Paddle/SUP Paddle Biathlon at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park featuring rolling hills, picturesque scenery and some really nice pavement on... more

Seaside to Host First Writers Conference

Seaside to Host First Writers Conference

For two weeks in May, starting on May 12th, Seaside will become home base for two professional writers who will be participating in a series of events... more

Bud & Alley's to Host ‘Down South’ Dinner Featuring New Orleans Chef Donald Link

Bud & Alley's to Host ‘Down South’ Dinner Featuring New Orleans Chef Donald Link

Bud & Alley’s Waterfront Restaurant -- located on Scenic Highway 30A in Seaside -- will host a special pre fixe wine dinner on Thursday,... more

Book Your Private or Group 30A Yoga Session Now

Book Your Private or Group 30A Yoga Session Now

From the very first moment that she stepped onto the mat, Angela Ragsdale knew that yoga was her life's calling. Her fun and friendly style of... more

30A Locals Featured in New Issue of U.S. Airways Magazine

30A Locals Featured in New Issue of U.S. Airways Magazine

“The bright blue circles appear on cars hundreds of miles from their source. They read ‘30A,’ the zero in yellow, drawn like the sun.... more

Comment about SATURDAY: Explore The Outdoors Festival:

Leave a Reply

*

Text formatting is available via select HTML. <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>