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Updated by: Lea_Marie_C_Paar on 08/13/2014 11:29 PM
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Family Day at Calaveras Big Tree State Park
Big Trees, Ca...August 16, 2014 promises to be one of the best Family Days ever. Beginning at 10:00am and lasting until 4:00pm, a fun filled day for the whole family awaits. A few of the many activities offered include the ever popular Wild Things, a reptile exhibit, a showing of birds of prey, fly fishing demonstrations, and many many other activities. There will be a live concert near the discovery tree, folk music in Jack Knight Hall, and carriage rides ($3.00 per person) through the park. A barbeque will offer food for sale, and there is the always wanted home made baked sale. Ice cream and popcorn are also available...
Park entrance fee is $10.00 per car. Save the date and join us for a great day at the park.
Go to www.bigtrees.org for a schedule.
SCHEDULED ACTIVITIES: in the Campfire Center behind the Visitors Center
10:00 - 10:30 Meet the Ranger
10:30 – 11:00 Smokey Bear
11:00 – 12:00 Birds of Prey (Live Animals)
12:00 – 12:30 Meet the Ranger
1:00 – 1:30 Miwok Presentation
1:30 – 2:00 Butterfly Release
2:00 – 2:30 Storyteller
2:30 – 2:35 Quilt Raffle Drawing
2:35 – 3:35 Wild Things (Live Animals)
EXHIBIT AREA - DISPLAY TABLES AND ACTIVITIES:
Arnold Rim Trail Arts of Bear Valley – inside Educational Center
Cocked Hat Bowling Crafts – outside JKH
Face Painting – inside JKHall 150 Years of Games
First Five Fly Fishing Demonstration
CBTA Information Table Logging Museum
Miwok Indian Display Murphys Old Timers Museum
Angels Camp Museum Reptiles
11:00 – 12:30 Great Motherlode Brass & Reed Band - Big Stump area
1:00 Folk Singer – Linda Tringali - Inside Jack Knight Hall
Barbeque cooked by Moose Lodge available behind Jack Knight Hall
Baked goods for sale behind and inside Jack Knight Hall
Summer Sweetness – Ice Cream & Popcorn for sale at the Warming Hut
Picnic tables behind Jack Knight Hall – seating available inside JKHall
Carriage ride stop and reservation table in lower parking lot – Price: $3.00 per person
These sell out quickly, so make your reservations early.