Explore The Outdoors Festival on November 2nd

Explore the Outdoors with Walton Outdoors
Explore the Outdoors with Walton Outdoors

Walton Outdoors announced that the annual Explore The Outdoors Festival will be held on Saturday, November 2nd, 2013.

The event will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the beautiful waterfront location of Live Oak Landing Outdoor Destination in Freeport.

The fun-filled day is geared towards introducing children to the wonders of exploring the outdoors. Hands on nature-based activities will engage the attendees in learning while also having fun.

The first 180 children interested in learning to fish will receive a free rod/reel combo from Fish Florida!

Activities and exhibits will also include:

Fishing with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Boating

Kayaking

Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge wildlife exhibit

Nonie’s Ark animal encounters

Birding with Choctawhatchee Audubon Society

Astronomy with Northwest Florida Astronomy Club

Florida State Park interactive exhibits

Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance touch tank

Smokey the Bear and his friends from Forestry

Butterflies with naturalist Joe Wyatt

Birds of prey exhibit

Snakes from Falling Waters State Park

Great giveaways for the children

Nature-based crafts

The water activities are geared for children six-years-old and up. Register upon entry for great giveaways.

When: Saturday, Nov 2, 2013

Where: Live Oak Landing Outdoor Destination, 229 Pitts Avenue, Freeport, Florida.

Cost: $1.00

Click here for more information about Explore the Outdoors!

 

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