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Upcoming events

    • February 26, 2024
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)
    • Dade Battlefield Historic State Park


    Get WILD with your students at Dade Battlefield Historic State Park each month in an immersive educational experience utilizing both indoor and outdoor activities teaching nature’s mysteries in a fun and engaging way!  Each month we will use curricula from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Project and Aquatic WILD.  Cost is free for this educational event.  Pre-registration is required – call 352-793-4781 or email DadePrograms@FloridaDEP.gov.  

    • February 29, 2024
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)
    • Dade Battlefield Historic State Park


    Join expert volunteers as we learn how to make a purse from recycled neckties.   Sewing machines are recommended with some machines on site.  All materials are provided.  Cost is $3/vehicle or Florida State Parks Annual Pass plus $5/person activity fee. Pre-registration is required – call 352-793-4781 or email DadePrograms@FloridaDEP.gov .  


    • March 11, 2024
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

    Join expert volunteers as they teach participants how to do the historic art of mandala painting on rocks or recycled small tins. Pre-registration is required- call 352-793-4781 or email DadePrograms@FloridaDEP.gov to register.  Cost is park entry at $3/vehicle or Florida State Parks Annual Pass plus $5/person activity fee, for ages 12 and up.  ​



    • March 16, 2024
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
    • Dade Battlefield Historic State Park


    Tea will include a Mad Hatter tea, interaction with Mad Hatter characters and game activities.   Cost is $3/vehicle or Florida State Parks Annual Pass plus $5/person or $20/family activity fee.  By reservation only for ages 5 and up accompanied by an adult.   Pre-registration is required at DadePrograms@FloridaDEP.gov or 352-793-4781.  Adults welcome with or without children!   



    • March 23, 2024
    • 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (EDT)
    • Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

                     

    Wild foods abound at Dade waiting for educated visitors to sample with expert park staff and volunteers as their guides.  We will forage for wild foods on the park grounds, create some wild food dishes and sample!  Cost is $3/vehicle or Annual Florida State Parks Pass plus $5/person, 12 and under free. Pre-registration required for class at DadePrograms@FloridaDEP.gov or 352-793-4781, include phone number. 


    • March 25, 2024
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • Dade Battlefield Historic State Park


    Get WILD with your students at Dade Battlefield Historic State Park each month in an immersive educational experience utilizing both indoor and outdoor activities teaching nature’s mysteries in a fun and engaging way!  Each month we will use curricula from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Project and Aquatic WILD.  Cost is free for this educational event.  Pre-registration is required – call 352-793-4781 or email DadePrograms@FloridaDEP.gov.  


    • March 30, 2024
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • Dade Battlefield Historic State Park


    Free annual event for children ages 0-12 and their families.  Egg hunt starts promptly at 10 a.m. for all ages followed by several games and relays. 


    • April 26, 2024
    • (EDT)
    • April 28, 2024
    • (EDT)
    • Bushnell, FL
    Register

    The 2024 Convocation of Seminole War Historians will be a weekend full of information, discovery and networking.


    A daily schedule will be released closer to the event.

    For more information or questions please email dadebattlefieldsociety@gmail.com






Past events

February 24, 2024 Historical Fashion Show
February 20, 2024 Dade Bird Walk
February 19, 2024 Line Dancing
February 17, 2024 Soldier/Seminole Reenactor-Led Battlefield Walk Program
February 15, 2024 A Road Back in Time
February 10, 2024 Mandala Rock Painting Class
January 31, 2024 Silk Scarf Painting
January 27, 2024 Dade Quilt Show
January 22, 2024 Line Dancing
January 09, 2024 Pine Needle Basket Class
January 06, 2024 Dade Battle Weekend
January 01, 2024 First Day Hike
December 28, 2023 Battle Anniversary Commemoration and Wreath Laying Ceremony
December 18, 2023 Project WILD for Kids
December 14, 2023 Pine Needle Basket Class
December 08, 2023 Dade Bird Walk
December 02, 2023 Christmas on the Florida Frontier
November 27, 2023 Project WILD for Kids
November 18, 2023 Dutch Oven Cooking
November 15, 2023 Holiday Craft Class: Natural Ornaments
November 14, 2023 Pine Needle Basket Class
November 13, 2023 Line Dancing
November 11, 2023 Florida Heritage Day
November 09, 2023 Holiday Quilling Class
November 06, 2023 Mandala Rock Painting Class
November 04, 2023 Soldier/Seminole Reenactor-Led Battlefield Walk Program
October 30, 2023 Project WILD for Kids
October 27, 2023 Haunted Event
October 22, 2023 Orionids Meteor Shower Night Walk
October 21, 2023 1800’s Era Pioneer Woman Homesteader Program
October 16, 2023 Line Dancing
October 12, 2023 Mandala Rock Painting Class
October 10, 2023 Nature Craft Painting
October 07, 2023 Wild Food Foraging Class
October 02, 2023 Dade Bird Walk
September 29, 2023 Fall Wildflower/ Butterfly Walk
September 23, 2023 Little House on the Florida Prairie
September 19, 2023 Pine Needle Basket Class
September 17, 2023 Needle Felting Class

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