Kiptopeke State Park, along with The Eastern Shore Soil and Water Conservation District and ESO Arts Center are hosting the 2nd Annual Outdoor Exploration Day at Kiptopeke State Park. The park will be free to visitors from 10AM-4PM.
The family friendly event, partially funded by a grant from the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund, was created to encourage visitors to KSP to explore the natural habitat of the Eastern Shore. Guided Birding and Wildlife Walks will be available at 10AM and 2PM; 30 minute Wagon rides through the park will depart every 15 minutes throughout the day. In addition to visiting with local vendors and environmental nonprofit organizations, guests may participate in archery programs, fishing and crabbing activities on the beach, the ESO Craft Tent, bird house building and experience the Flight of the Raptor Demonstrations at 11AM and 1PM. The WHRO STEM Van will be kicking off the main exhibit tent at 10AM, followed by exhibits by the local ukulele group the Sonic Ukes, Global Arts Exchange Roundtable, Cellist Wes Swing and the Barrier Islands Center. Artwork created by Finalists from the Summer Art Contest will be on display throughout the event; guests are encourage to vote as the People’s Choice winner will be announced prior to the closing ceremony. The event concludes with a Native Butterfly Release provided by Butterflies in Flight at 3PM.
Food and beverages will be available for purchase throughout the event. Parking will be available on site.
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