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 will be posted soon. You can watch live on our facebook or YouTube channel!
How you can help:
- a 1 gallon native plant! Your choice of Yarrow, California Sunflower and Black Sage (while supplies last)
- goodies and recipes from Savor OC Restaurant Showcase sponsors
- a butterfly cookie cutter with a Sweet Shack cookie recipe card!
- a Spring Themed Science Experiment to do at home
- a Spring Themed Craft to do at home
- a children’s nature book
- a re-usable straw from Simply Straws
- BAO TEA all-in-one Toothbrush & Tongue Cleaner and Universal Manual Toothbrush Holder (so cool!)
- A packet of California poppy seeds from Mesa Water
- a free #1 combo from Wahoo’s Fish Tacos
- a sunscreen stick from HINT (no parabens, oxybenzone, or propellant chemicals)
- $5 off coupon and keychain from Hi-Time Wine Cellars
- a butterfly lollipop from B.Candy
- a Volcom sticker.
- and more! (email us to donate an item for the bags!)
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 Plancha Dinner for 4 Guests from Descanso Restaurant, a Spring Wine Collection from Abigail Adams Wine, Science Kits from Child Creativity Lab, gift certificates to California Fish Grill, Avila’s El Ranchito, Mi Casa Restaurant, Haute Cakes Caffe, and Chipotle Mexican Grill, cookies & hot cocoa bombs from Sweet Shack, 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.