The 2nd Annual Art in the Park Nature Fest, Saturday, June 6, 2015, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., will be held under the oaks in historic Cadillac Square on Dauphin Island. Nature Fest, a free event, will feature fine artists and craftsmen from around the Southeast, as well as exciting nature exhibits, programs and activities. The picturesque park will be filled with unique art and hands-on animal exhibits and nature/environmental presentations/exhibits.
Among the works of the 50-plus artisans attending will be pottery, jewelry, painting, woodcarving, sculpturing, metal iron works, furniture and more. Other activities include demonstrations, displays and hands-on opportunities by Mobile Bay Canoe and Kayak Club, Paddle Bayou La Batre, Certified and Master Casting Instructors, Weeks Bay Reserve, Alabama Department of Conservation & Natural Resources, US Fish & Wildlife, Alabama Marine Resources and Dauphin Island Bird Sanctuaries.
There will also be plenty of children’s activities, including the Dauphin Island Sea Lab and Estuarium’s Touch Table and their traveling marine science classroom, "BayMobile." The Touch Table offers visitors the chance to see and feel a diversity of specimens from Mobile Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. In addition, delectable dining options will be offered by participating vendors.
For more information, call 251-861-TRIP (861-8747.)