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Monthly Meetings : 2nd Tuesday at 7:00 pm CT, Barfield-Crescent Park's Wilderness Station, 697 Veterans Parkway, Murfreesboro

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Edgar Evins State Park: CELEBRATION of SPRING 4/9/11 THIS SATURDAY!


Celebration of Spring – April 9, 2011
7:45 AM to 4 PM – (Bring a Sack Lunch)
Edgar Evins State Park, on Beautiful
Center Hill Lake, Silver Point, TN
Sponsored by Friends of Edgar Evins State Park, Inc.,
And the Park Employees

This public event is free but donations to The Friends of Edgar Evins State Park, Inc. will be welcome - 100% of all donations will be used for future events and to enhance the park. Let us know if you are interested in joining our Friends group so you can help make a difference too.


7:45 AM - Registration Begins at Visitors Center (For all ages)

*All hikers meet and sign up at Visitors Center. Then we can arrange car pools to the trail heads if necessary.

Any Time At Visitors Center - Visit Nature Center, see a crystals display and the coloring contest entries, see a Living History Demonstration of old time spinning, have your face or hand painted. (For all ages)

*8:00 AM (Group I), 9 AM (Group II), 11 AM (Group III) – Nature Walks (Bird, Butterfly, & Wild Flower Identification) on Highland Rim Nature Trail with Mark Taylor, Park Ranger or Randy Hedgepath, TN State Naturalist (binoculars recommended) (For adults, teens and & older children accompanied by an adult - Allow 1 ½ to 2 hours on the 1.5 miles hilly trail] Meet at Visitors Center

8 AM to 2:00 PM – Live Entertainment “on stage” at Visitors Center: (For all ages)

Patricia Jackson, a Minnie Pearl Impersonator and Country Singer

Flat Broke Bluegrass Band from 10-10:30 AM, 11-11:30 AM, 12:30 to 1 PM

Cannon Arts Dance Studio, Woodbury, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM – Tiny tots will
dance the May Pole and invite participation in the Bunny Hop, more …

Old Time Toys, a Living History Demonstration by Carl Halfacre, Park Mgr.,
1 PM (for all ages)

*9 AM – *Short Nature Walk led by Holly Taylor, Park Naturalist, for ages 4-6, Daisy Scouts, and their adults. Will require car pooling. Meet at Visitors Center

Starting at 9 AM – Ending 12 Noon: Crafts Workshop: Allow 1 to 2 hours during this time to make a corn shuck doll or a honeysuckle basket. ((For adults, teens and older children accompanied by an adult) Next to Camper’s Check-in

10 AM – Baxter and Gordonsville Elementary Schools 4th Graders Coloring Contest Prize Winners Pictures Taken and Prizes Awarded at Visitors Center

*10 AM to about 12 noon - Egg Hike on Millennium Trail, a 3 ½ mile moderately difficult family friendly hike for the more adventurous. Six prize eggs will be hidden along the trail that may be redeemed for prizes at the Visitors Center after completion of the hike. Car pooling may be required. Led by TTA members. (For older children, teens, and adults) Meet at Registration Desk at Visitors Center

10 AM - 11 AM - 2 PM – 3 PM - Pontoon Boats Rides for adults and children over 3, accompanied by an adult - Courtesy Dock)

1:45 PM - Potato Sack and 3-Legged Races at the Peninsula near Courtesy Dock – For school aged children and teens)

2:45 PM (or following the races - Ssssnakes! Program - Holly Taylor, Seasonal Naturalist – (For the adventurous of all ages), Next to Campers Check-in

For more information contact the park office at 1-800-250-8619 or (931) 858-2114 or Fount Bertram, President of The Friends of Edgar Evins State Park, Inc., at 615-765-5357

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