Corkscrew After Hours October 2017

Critters Of The Night!

Event Date:  October 13, 2017          
Time:  5:30 - 9:00 p.m.

In the mood for Halloween?  Join us for our special October ‘Corkscrew After Hours’ event:  Critters Of The Night 

​Wear your Costume!        Free Treats!

Sunset at 7:02 pm               

Moon Phase:    We will have a dark sky - great for star gazing!  The moon will not be out during this event.  Moon set is at 3:08 p.m. and it will not rise again until 2:27a.m. this night.   It will be in the waning crescent phase.  *

October After Hours Flyer   ( to be added at a later date)

Kids are admitted free with their Parents to this event! (Parent admission fees vary as outlined below, children up to 18 years are free)

Adult admission is $14 per person. ​ Admission is $10  for Audubon Members and $6 for college students with ID.  Admission is good for 2 consecutive days, so come back and enjoy the boardwalk in the daylight hours on Saturday also.  As always, Friends of Corkscrew Members enjoy free admission. 

Experience the boardwalk in the evening light and participate in educational programs and hands-on exhibits.  There will be live animals, kids nature crafts and more in our Discovery Center!  See the schedule below (will be updated later).

5:30 pm to 9:00 pm

  •  Explore the boardwalk on your own under the stars and listen to the many sounds at night.  Our boardwalk volunteer naturalists will be out there to help you out. 
  • Activites and Interpretive Stations in the Blair Audubon Visitor Center:
    • ​​Audubon Center for Birds of Prey:  Will discuss and have Live Birds of Prey
    • ​Alligator, Snakes, Non Native Reptiles and Tarantulas 
    • FWC:  Panther Station
    • ​C'mon Golisano Children's Museum:  Electricity Experiment
    • ​Super Science with Mr. Glen
    • ​Critter Crafts
    • ​Face Painting
    • ​Discovery Stations with Skulls, Skins & Furs
    • ​Book Signing with local author Lisa Trebilcock ( N Is For Naples,   E Is For Everglades,   R Is For Retirement )

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

  • Live Music in the Blair Audubon Visitor Center:   Local folk singer/songwriter Cindy Hackney will perform this night!

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm – Interpretive stations on the Boardwalk

  • Nocturnal Insect Station
  • Bat Monitoring Station

​*  Please Note:  If you choose to bring a flashlight,  it is best to use only a red-light flashlight.  If you do not have a red light flashlight, please ask at our admissions desk when you arrive for some red cellophane and a rubber band to cover up the lens of your white light flashlights.  Otherwise using white light will mess up yours and other visitor's night vision while on the boardwalk.

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