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Ethnobotany of FL Native Plants

Silver River Museum 1445 Northeast 58th Avenue, Ocala, FL, United States

June 8th, 2024 | Talks Begin at 10 am | FREE to Attend Florida is home to a great diversity of beautiful and amazing native plants. Join us as we learn about native plants that you may want to add to your landscape, their importance to pollinators, and how they have been used for food, […]

FREE

Eric Hutcheson

Silver River Museum 1445 Northeast 58th Avenue, Ocala, FL, United States

June 22nd, 2024 | Talks Begin at 10 am | FREE to Attend While most people are content to view the pristine waters of Silver Springs from a riverbank or while riding inside a glass-bottom boat, Eric Hutcheson wanted a closer look at the phenomenon beneath the surface. So, in 1993, Hutcheson, a professional underwater […]

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Save the Manatees

Silver River Museum 1445 Northeast 58th Avenue, Ocala, FL, United States

July 13th, 2024 | Talks Begin at 10 am | FREE to Attend Manatees 101 - Join TJ Fridrich, Manatee Biologist, as we learn about the biology and conservation of Florida manatees. Learn about the importance of the Silver River for manatees. For More Information, Call (352) 236-5401

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The Story of Bone Mizell, Florida Cow Hunter

Silver River Museum 1445 Northeast 58th Avenue, Ocala, FL, United States

July 27th, 2024 | Talks Begin at 10 am | FREE to Attend A legend in his own time, Morgan Bonaparte Mizell was known as a fun-loving Florida cow hunter who could "outride, out rope, outshoot. and outdrink" any cowman in the state back in late 1800s when there were no fences to contain the […]

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Birding in Central Florida

Silver River Museum 1445 Northeast 58th Avenue, Ocala, FL, United States

August 10th, 2024 | Talks Begin at 10 am | FREE to Attend Introduction to birds and birding of Central Florida. Discussion on the importance of different habitats to our resident and migratory species. Information on how birders can optimize this knowledge to find potential rare species. Bring your binoculars, and wear comfortable clothes and […]

FREE

Florida Fossils

Silver River Museum 1445 Northeast 58th Avenue, Ocala, FL, United States

August 24th, 2024 | Talks Begin at 10 am | FREE to Attend Over 1,000 different species of vertebrate animals are known to have lived in Florida over the past 35 million years. Florida has the richest fossil record of vertebrate animals of the eastern United States. Join Roger Portell, Director of Invertebrate Paleontology, Micropaleontology, […]

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2024 Ocali Country Days Festival

Silver River Museum 1445 Northeast 58th Avenue, Ocala, FL, United States

Ocali Country Days is back this fall! The festival runs through the weekend of November 9th – 10th with live music, historic displays, vendors, great food, unique crafts for sale and more. Visitors experience the Florida of yesteryear with Living History exhibits highlighting life during the 1800s. Tour pioneer cabins, visit with crafters demonstrating old […]

$8

2024 Ocali Country Days Festival

Silver River Museum 1445 Northeast 58th Avenue, Ocala, FL, United States

Ocali Country Days is back this fall! The festival runs through the weekend of November 9th – 10th with live music, historic displays, vendors, great food, unique crafts for sale and more. Visitors experience the Florida of yesteryear with Living History exhibits highlighting life during the 1800s. Tour pioneer cabins, visit with crafters demonstrating old […]

$8

Silver River Knap-In and Prehistoric Arts Festival

Silver River Museum 1445 Northeast 58th Avenue, Ocala, FL, United States

The Silver River Knap-In and Prehistoric Arts Festival is the largest event of its kind in the southeast and takes place on the third weekend of each February. The next Knap-In is scheduled for February 15th & 16th, 2025. Flint Knapping is the art of recreating ancient stone tools like spear points and arrow heads. […]

$8

Silver River Knap-In and Prehistoric Arts Festival

Silver River Museum 1445 Northeast 58th Avenue, Ocala, FL, United States

The Silver River Knap-In and Prehistoric Arts Festival is the largest event of its kind in the southeast and takes place on the third weekend of each February. The next Knap-In is scheduled for February 15th & 16th, 2025. Flint Knapping is the art of recreating ancient stone tools like spear points and arrow heads. […]

$8
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