Environmental Protection Division
(407) 836-1412 or Alan.Marshall@ocfl.net
Celebrate “Foxtober” Fest at Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge
Orange County, FL – Orange County’s Environmental Protection Division invites the public to the 2014 Foxtober Fest, a celebration of Halloween and the fall harvest featuring the grand opening of the Lake Nona Farmer’s Market where you can purchase locally made, healthy, and original products.
When: Saturday, October 18, 2014, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge located at Orange County’s Eagles Roost, 10525 Clapp Simms Duda Road, Orlando 32832
Special Features: Kid’s costume parade, safe trick-or-treating, pumpkins, entertainment and games. Visit Back to Nature’s resident animal ambassadors.
Farmer’s Market: Foxtober Fest will debut the Lake Nona Farmer’s Market, which will be open Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A unique feature of this farmer’s market will be weekly home and health centered classes. The market will offer many goods and services, including natural home products, baked goods, produce and plants from local crafters, farmers, and vendors.
|9:00 a.m.||Container Gardening: Growing Vegetables in Small Spaces|
|10:00 a.m.||Composting 101: Turning Trash into Treasure|
|11:00 a.m.||Halloween Parade with the children|
|12:00 a.m.||Eating Raw Healthy Foods|
All day activities:
- Scavenger hunt
- Safe Halloween Trick or Treating
- Wildlife Walk – see bobcats, lemurs and more, oh my! (Suggested $5 donation)
- Children’s crafts and games
For more information about Foxtober Fest or Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge call (407) 568-5138; or email Natalie Ocampo at Natalie.Ocampo@ocfl.net.