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Spring Faire

Spring Faire 

The 2021 Spring Faire is Virtual!

Virtual Event: May 16, 11AM – 2PM

Join the fun at our 16th Annual Spring Faire! Embark on a virtual “Craft Crawl” and “Story Walk”. Play virtual nature games, and watch performances around the virtual “Fire Circle Stage”. Eat at participating Virtual Savor OC restaurants. The schedule for the day’s online fun can be found HERE. You can watch live on our facebook or YouTube channel!

How you can help:

  1. Learn more about being a Corporate Sponsor HERE
  2. Donate to our online silent auction HERE
  3. email us to donate something for inclusion in our “Spring Faire To Go Bags”

SPRING FAIRE “TO GO” BAGS

Purchase a “Spring Faire To Go” bag and have a Spring Faire experience from the safety of your home! Each high quality reusable canvas bag donated by E A R T H P A C K includes:
  • a 1 gallon native plant! Your choice of Yarrow, California Sunflower, Arroyo Willow and Black Sage (while supplies last)
  • goodies and recipes from Savor OC Restaurant Showcase sponsors
  • a Spring Themed Science Experiment to do at home
  • a Spring Themed Craft to do at home
  • a children’s nature book
  • a 1 gallon native plant! Your choice of Yarrow, California Sunflower, Arroyo Willow and Black Sage (while supplies last)
  • goodies and recipes from Savor OC Restaurant Showcase sponsors
  • a Spring Themed Science Experiment to do at home
  • a Spring Themed Craft to do at home
  • a children’s nature book
  • A sustainable Butterfly Towel

Click HERE to purchase your bag.

CRAFTS & GAMES

Play nature games and embark on a “Craft Crawl” and “Story Walk”.

ONLINE SILENT AUCTION

Be sure to check out (and bid on!) the items in our fun online auction between May 10 and May 16! Some items are already listed, HERE, including a live performance of up to 3 hours by the All Star Trio and a Cooking Class for 4 people with Produce Catering‘s owner and head Chef, Kiel Andersen, winner of Food Network’s Chopped! There are items for everyone, including clothing from Z Supply, a Plancha Dinner for 4 Guests from Descanso Restaurant, a Spring Wine Collection from Abigail Adams Wine, a Wine Gift Basket and a Craft Beer Mystery Box from Hi-Time Wine Cellars, Science Kits from Child Creativity Lab, gift certificates to California Fish GrillAvila’s El Ranchito, Mi Casa Restaurant, Haute Cakes Caffe, and Chipotle Mexican Grill, cookies & hot cocoa bombs from Sweet Shack, a $100 gift certificate to the Balboa Island Museum, a $100 gift certificate to Fishbonz, a $100 gift certificate to Mother’s Market, a $75 gift card to Bluewater Grill, a Rancho Meladuco Date Farm gift basket, 4 packet of tickets from the OC Fair, cupcakes from Sprinkles, macrame plant hangers from Elizabeth & Fred, a two month subscription to Inspired Play from Laguna Parent Participation Preschool, a gift card to Gelson’s, a month of Unlimited Pure Barre, a native plant landscaping consultation, and more! The Environmental Nature Center provides a tremendous service for our community: free, public access to Nature, environmental education, and a sanctuary for our community to escape from life’s pressures. Your Silent Auction donation will help us connect our community to Nature. To donate a silent auction item, please complete this form. If you have questions, please contact lori@encenter.org.

VIRTUAL SAVOR OC

Plan to support local restaurants on and around May 16! The ENC Savor OC is going virtual! Participating restaurants will be donating a percentage of their sales to the Environmental Nature Center. Interested restaurants should contact Mindy. You can donate a percentage of your sales, donate items for our Spring Faire To Go bags, or donate something for our Online Auction – or all three!

  • Fill Bakeshop is donating 20% to the ENC on May 16th. Just mention the ENC, and enjoy your delicious treat!

“FIRE CIRCLE STAGE”

Gather ’round the Virtual Fire Circle Stage and listen to the bluegrass stylings of the Sweetwater Creek Band, who will be performing live from our Redwood Forest!  The Sweetwater Creek Band is a group of Orange County, CA musicians who play fiddle, Irish bouzouki, mandolin, accordion, guitar, banjo and baroque recorders. We’ll also feature author Alex McConduit reading his book Bloom, the story of the world’s first flower and author Cindy Jenson-Elliott reading her book Dig In!

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