Special Events


Friends of the MKR Farm Annual Meeting

Saturday, Dec. 5 

Dr. Ron Haase presented "Marjorie and Me" video with Cracker architecture from MKR's home and in the area.

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Watch is special holiday video filmed at MKR house.

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Big Scrub Walk '20

March 7, 2020

The annual Big Scrub Walk is planned for Saturday, March 7, led by Anne Pierce, taking in the  Yearling Trail in the Ocala National Forest. 

All these sites are part of The Yearling near the Cal Long residence.  The 3-mile loop is mostly pine forest and the trail is well maintained but sandy in places.

 The talk concludes in Silver Glen Spring park (Admission is $6) with lunch. Plan to bring waters, hat, sun screen, lunch and snacks.

Life and Times in

Cross Creek, by Donna Green-Townsend

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.

Annual Holiday Party

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.

The Pound Party

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.