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May
31
Fri
Quilling Class @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
May 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Quilling Class @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Join expert volunteers as they teach participants how to do the historic art of quilling.

Cost is $3/vehicle or Florida State Parks Annual Pass plus $5/person, 12 and under free.
Pre-registration is required at DadePrograms@FloridaDEP.gov or 352-793-4781.

Jun
10
Mon
Wild Foods Foraging @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Wild Foods Foraging @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Wild foods abound at Dade Battlefield, just waiting for educated visitors to sample with expert park staff and volunteers as their guides. We will forage for wild foods on the park grounds, create some wild food dishes and sample them!

Cost is park entry at $3/vehicle or Florida State Parks Annual Pass plus $5/person activity fee; children 12 and under free.

Pre-registration is required – call 352-793-4781 or email DadePrograms@FloridaDEP.gov.

Jun
12
Wed
Weeki Wachee Wildlife Encounters @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Jun 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Weeki Wachee Wildlife Encounters @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Come for a special wildlife outreach program by Weeki Wachee Springs State Park. See animals in person and learn fun facts about these critters.

Cost is $3/vehicle or Florida State Parks Annual Pass.

Jun
14
Fri
Silk Scarf Printing @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Jun 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Silk Scarf Printing @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Join expert volunteers as we learn how to imprint designs from silk ties on to white silk scarves. All materials are provided.
Cost is $3/vehicle or Annual Florida State Park pass plus $5/person.

Pre-registration is required. Call 352-793-4781 or email DadePrograms@FloridaDEP.gov

Jun
15
Sat
Soldier/Seminole Reenactor-Led Battlefield Walk Program @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Soldier/Seminole Reenactor-Led Battlefield Walk Program @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park | Bushnell | Florida | United States

Join us on a reenactor-led battlefield walk/program on the Fort King Road.

Cost is $3/vehicle (or Florida State Parks Annual Pass).

Jun
19
Wed
Florida Black Bear Curriculum Workshop for Educators @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Jun 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Florida Black Bear Curriculum Workshop for Educators @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Black bears and their habitats are studied and celebrated in this educational workshop which will include educational activities on bears and their habitats and provide a free online curriculum guide and other printed bear materials.

The workshop is geared towards any educator who works with elementary and middle school aged students.

The workshop is free to all educators but space is limited.

To register please call 352-793-4781 or contact DadePrograms@FloridaDEP.gov.

Jun
20
Thu
Florida Trees with County Forester Arthur Clothier @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Jun 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Florida Trees with County Forester Arthur Clothier @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Join County Forester Arthur Clothier for a walk through the forest to learn our common trees followed by fun tree activities.

Cost is $3/vehicle (or Florida State Parks Annual Pass).

Jun
23
Sun
Pine Needle Basket Class 6/23/24 @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Jun 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Pine Needle Basket Class 6/23/24 @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Traditional pine needle basketry is taught by Dade’s experienced volunteers.

All materials are provided to make a longleaf pine needle basket.

Pre-register by calling 352-793-4781 or email DadePrograms@FloridaDEP.gov.

Cost is $3/vehicle (or Florida State Parks Annual Pass) plus $5/person activities fee.

Jun
28
Fri
Palm Weaving/Boondoggle Class @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Palm Weaving/Boondoggle Class @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Learn how to make palm/palmetto frond crafts with expert instruction from experienced palm weavers. Cost is $3/vehicle or Florida State Parks Annual Pass plus $5/person. Pre-registration is required at 352-793-4781 or email DadePrograms@FloridaDEP.gov.

Jun
29
Sat
Campfire Dutch Oven Cooking 6/29/24 @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Jun 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Campfire Dutch Oven Cooking 6/29/24 @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Join us for a Dutch oven class where we will learn Dutch oven techniques, make several cast-iron dishes and then sample them.

Cost is $3/vehicle (or Florida State Parks Annual Pass) plus $5/person activities fee.

Pre-register by calling 352-793-4781 or email DadePrograms@FloridaDEP.gov.

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