2015 Spring Faire Sponsors

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Spring Faire 

& Butterfly House Opening

May 3, 2015; 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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

Come and join the fun at our 10th Annual Spring Faire and Butterfly House Opening!  View our Children’s Art Show.  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 or henna.  Get a massage from the nice folks from Greet the Day!  Play nature games, see a live Bird of Prey presentation from the OC Bird of Prey Center, and learn more about wolves from Wolf Totem Ambassadors!  Check out pictures from last year’s Spring Faire! Learn more about being a Corporate Sponsor, or find out how to  take part in our “Savor OC” showcase HERE.

Children’s Art Show & Contest

Children, ages 4 – 18 will have the opportunity to exhibit their art at the Spring Faire! The theme is “Drought”. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in four age categories. Prizes provided by Art Supply WarehouseSusie Cakes, Saddleback College Fashion Programand the ENC’s Nature’s Gifts store.

Savor OC

Enjoy the best beverages and food OC has to offer from local restaurants like Cafe Beau Soleil, Kean Coffee, Sensitive Sweets, Pie-Not, Mi Casa, Jay’s Catering, Which Wich, Paige’s Cake Pops, and the Alley.  Learn more on our Savor OC page.  Email us if you’re a restaurateur that would like to participate.


Orange County’s only butterfly house will re-open on May 3! 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.

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 milkweed, beach aster, yarrow, seaside daisy, monkey flower, coast sunflower, white sage and more!

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 like tie dyed butterflies, “stained glass” spinners, “egg-odes”, cocoon necklaces, pinwheels, and bubble makers.

Face Painting & Henna Tattoos

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

on the “Fire Circle Stage”

Gather ’round the Fire Circle Stage and sing along with Birdsong and the Eco-Wonders and listen to the  Young Singers of Orange County. Watch a live Bird of Prey Presentation, and learn all about wolves from Wolf Totem Ambassadors. Check the schedule HERE.

Live Animals

Live hawks and owls from the OC Bird of Prey Center will be on display.  Wolf Totem Ambassadors will be on hand with their ambassador wolves. OC Reptile Rescue will be on hand with a variety of amazing reptiles and invertebrates. Francisco the Bug Guy will have tarantulas, stick bugs, scorpions, madagascar cockroaches, and centipedes!

To volunteer at the Spring Fair, register HERE.