Writer's Series continues in 2020.
SAT JAN 18 | 1:30 PM | at the PARK.
Novelist Mallory O’Conner presents Epiphany’s Gift. Part mystery, part paranormal thriller and finally an environmental call to arms “from a writer well worth watching.”
SAT FEB 16 | 1;30 PM | at the PARK
Novelist Susie Baxter presents Pumping Sunshine. Memories of a Suwannee River childhood which one reviewer calls “a treasure…touching and honest, leaving its mark indelibly on the heart.”
All talks are followed by refreshments, and “A Writer’s Life”—the literary tour of Marjorie’s orange grove and house. Marjorie Kinnnan Rawlings State Historic Park, South County Road 325, Cross Creek. Call 352-466-3672 for details.
February or March 2020
The annual Big Scrub Walk was held March 2, 2019, led by Anne Pierce. Twenty people gathered for the annual walk. Unfortunately, the Yearling Trail was again closed because of bear activity in the Juniper Prairie Wilderness. Nonetheless, Anne led the group through a 2-mile Salt Springs Run Observation Trail, Hopkins Prairie and Silver Glen Springs Recreation Area. All these sites are part of The Yearling near the Cal Long residence. After lunch at Silver Glen Springs, the group made its way to the "boils" and for a dip in the spring
SAT, DEC 7 | 2 PM | at the PARK
Donna Green-Townsend will present 'Life and Times in Cross Creek" of her life at the Creek. Donna's talk will include photos and short video clips she recorded with Rip Torn, J.T. Glisson and Snow, and Ella Mae Slater.
SAT, DEC 14 | from 5-7 PM | at the PARK
Celebrate the holidays "cracker-style" at the farm. Ranger staff and Friends decorate the homestead with natural materials from around the area.
Jim Stephens recently produced his play "The Pound Party" based on chapter 4 of Cross Creek. If you recall the Townsend family invited Marjorie to a party where everyone is to bring, "a pound of flour, sugar, " etc. Of course Marjorie was asked to bring a cake.