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Spring Faire

Spring Faire 

& Butterfly House Opening

May 19, 2019; 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

1601 E. 16th Street, Newport Beach, CA 92663

Come and join the fun at our 14th Annual Spring Faire and Butterfly House Opening!  View our Youth Art Exhibit.  Enjoy delicious food from local restaurants. Visit Orange County’s only butterfly house.  Purchase native plants and attract butterflies and birds to your own yard. Purchase a re-usable ENC canvas bag for $5 – your “ticket” to make awesome crafts! Decorate your body with face paint. Play nature games, and see a live Bird of Prey presentation from the OC Bird of Prey Center.  Check out pictures from a past Spring Faire! Learn more about being an Event Sponsor, click HERE. To find out how to  take part in our “Savor OC” showcase HERE.

Parking: Parking is available in the Newport Harbor High School parking lot on 16th street. We also encourage you to walk or ride your bike if you live close! Go green!

YOUTH ART SHOWCASE

Youth, ages 4 – 18 will have the opportunity to exhibit their art at the Spring Faire! The theme is “Diversity in Nature”. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in four age categories. Prizes provided by Lisa Albert Art Studio, Art Supply WarehouseC’est Si Bon Bakery, and Saddleback College Fashion Program.

 BUTTERFLIES!

Orange County’s only butterfly house will re-open on the date of the Spring Faire! Come check out  Orange County native butterflies and the plants they depend on to live. Host plants are munched by caterpillars;  nectar plants provide nectar to the adult butterflies.

CRAFTS & GAMES

Participate in a variety of fun games and crafts!  Purchase a re-usable ENC bag for $5 – your “ticket” to make awesome crafts.

ON THE “FIRE CIRCLE STAGE”

Gather ’round the Fire Circle Stage and listen to the Sweetwater Creek Band,  Vermillion Vocalists and the  Young Singers of Orange County. Watch a live Bird of Prey presentation. Engage with Miss Valerie as she teaches about our amazing Animal Ambassadors. Check the schedule HERE.

SAVOR OC

Enjoy the best beverages and food OC has to offer from local restaurants and caterers like Olea, Sensitive Sweets, Kean Coffee, Mi Casa, Urbana, Shirley’s Bagels, Bluewater Grill, Fishbonz, and Caliente.  Learn more on our Savor OC page.  Email us if you’re a restaurateur that would like to participate.

NATIVE PLANT SALE

Are you ready to SAVE MONEY on water and landscape maintenance?  Whether your goal is to draw more butterflies or birds to your yard, save water, reduce pesticide use, or showcase color throughout the year, native plants can help! We’ll have native monkey flowercoast sunflowerwhite sage and more!

FACE PAINTING

Visit the Spring Faire and decorate your body!  Our face painters will be on hand to paint butterflies and caterpillars on your face or create beautiful designs on hands.  All fees benefit our environmental education programs.

ANIMALS

Live hawks and owls from the OC Bird of Prey Center will be on display, along with the ENC Animal Ambassadors, including reptiles, amphibians and arthropods.

2018 Savor OC Sponsors

2019 Media Sponsor

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Sponsor the Spring Faire

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