48th Annual Fall Faire & Pumpkin Patch
October 15, 2023, 10AM – 3PM
Join the fun at our 48th Annual Fall Faire! Embark on a “Craft Crawl”! Play nature games! Watch performances around the “Fire Circle Stage”! Enjoy delicious treats from our SavorOC restaurants! Pick up a pumpkin or two!
Want to volunteer at the Fall Faire? Thanks! Register for a shift HERE.
Help make this event more sustainable!
- PARKING is usually tight! If you live close by, why not walk or ride your bike?
- Bring your own reusable cup and receive free lemonade and water!
- Bring your reusable plates and utensils – help save the planet AND receive a raffle ticket to be entered to win a fabulous prize!
Swing by the ENC Pumpkin Patch in the “Log Area” near the “Top of the Stream” to pick out pumpkins for the whole family! Shop while dancing along to tunes performed live by the Sweetwater Creek Band. Proceeds support environmental education in our community. Renew or become an ENC member between now and 10-16 and receive a pumpkin for FREE at the Faire! It’s a great photo op too.
ENC Members! Get a head start on your Pumpkin Shopping! Enjoy exclusive members-only Pumpkin Patch time on October 12, 13 and 14 from 2-5PM. Get those great photos before the crowds on Sunday!
“FIRE CIRCLE STAGE”
Gather ’round the Fire Circle Stage and check out some fabulous performances!
11AM– OC Bird of Prey Center (docents from OCBPC will showcase their rehabilitated birds of prey)
2PM – Performers Showcase from Dexter Music: Maggie Dexter, a local singer and songwriter. Maggie has been a student of Dexter Music since birth and has studied guitar, bass, violin, piano and voice. She is currently a sophomore at Orange Lutheran High School where she plays guitar for Creative Worship and sings in a Jazz Vocal Group. She also leads worship for her youth group at Rock Harbor in Costa Mesa.
Local restaurants participating in the 2022 Savor OC showcase include Haute Cakes, Dory Deli, Indarra Indian Cuisine, Newport Beach Fire Department, Mi Casa, SOHO Taco, Bluewater Grill, Mountain Mike’s Pizza, Blaze Pizza, Kean Coffee, & Al’s New York Cafe! Please support local restaurants that support their community! Learn more on our Savor OC page. Email us if you’re a restaurateur that would like to participate.
ONLINE SILENT AUCTION
Be sure to check out (and bid on!) the items in our fun online auction between October 11 and October 16 at 3PM! Bid on excellent items like 12 frozen bananas shipped anywhere in the US from Sugar n’ Spice, a $100 gift card to Mother’s Market, Music Lessons from Dexter Music, Crepe Catering from Crepes Bonaparte, a $50 gift certificate to Rancho Meladuco Dates, 24 mini cupcakes from Sensitive Sweets, 5 yoga group sessions at ekam yoga & pilates or a month of unlimited Pure Barre!
Through the generous support of people like you, the ENC will continue to provide equitable access and inspire all to protect the natural world by serving as our community’s leader in ecological responsibility, sustainable practices and environmental education. To donate a silent auction item, please complete this form. If you have questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
CRAFTS & GAMES
Play nature games and embark on a “Craft Crawl” along the Center’s trails. For $5 per child you receive a reusable ENC bag and a hand stamp that is your ticket to making 5 adorable crafts presented by our ENC Nature Preschool teachers and community volunteers! Proceeds support environmental education in our community.
Thank you to our 2022 Sponsors!