Upcoming Events
at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park

Road Scholars

Explore North Florida's natural beauty & local culture along the Suwannee River in our learning programs for adults age 55 and older.  Leisure or active programs are available.  Learn more about the life and music of Stephen Foster.  Enjoy church suppers, local musicians and craftsman, or canoe and hike along the Suwannee. Call 
386-397-7009 for more information. 
Gift Shop 386- 397-1920 
or visit www.floridastateparks.org/stephenfoster.
"Movie Night​"
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At Stephen Foster State Park
 White Springs, FL

October 11, 2104
10 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Demonstrations and Presentations all types of Crafts 


This event will take place:
Student Art Appreciation 10:00 a.m. until 2:00p.m.
Workshop is 2:00 p.m. until around 5:00 p.m.

A special pottery workshop in pit firing will be taking place. 
 Please reserve your space to participate $25.00
Call 386-397-1920 to register to participate in this 
One-of-a-kind workshop

(must be 18 years or older to participate)

Quilt Show & Sale*
October 17th-19th 
More than 200 quilts are on exhibit, including
traditional bed quilts, art quilts, children’s quilts
and antique quilts as quilters gather to share
their work. Workshops, keynote speakers and
demonstrations. Sponsored by the Stephen Foster
CSO and regional quilt guilds. Call 386-397-7009

Big Shoals Pumpkin Festival
October 18th
Pumpkin decorating and costume contests for all at Big Shoals. Great Family Fun!

Rural Folklife Days*
October 29th-31st
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Demonstrators will be on hand showcasing Florida traditions of yesterday and today during this three-day event. 

Rural Folklife Days celebrates the region’s rural past with demonstrations and hands-on learning activities. Visitors can taste jellies, play traditional games, churn butter, sing songs, hear storytelling, quilt on a frame, taste sugar cane, assist a blacksmith, learn about lye soap, watch demonstrations of old-fashioned cane grinding and learn to fish!  

This event is a long-standing tradition at the Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park, for decades students have enjoyed field trips to the park to experience this event. Schools are encouraged to attend this event and pre-register! Contact the park for more information. 

Everyone is welcome! Admission is $5 per person. For more information, please call toll free 1-877-635-3655
Dulcimer Retreat & Concert*
November 7-8th
Workshops, classes & jams with nationally recognized teachers. All levels taught. Concerts open to the public.

Festival of Lights*
December 5, 2014 – January 4, 2015
Award winning high voltage holiday fills the park with over 5 million lights! Santa hot cocoa, popcorn and more! Open until 9 p.m. nightly

Special Event Pricing*

Please call for additional Ranger lead programs throughout the year.

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park
11016 Lillian Saunders Drive/ Hwy 41
White Springs, FL 32096
(386) 397-2733, (877) 635-3655