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.
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.
Reservations are required for this activity, by calling the MKR Historic State Park at 352-466-3672. Please leave your name, number in your party, and a contact phone number. The participants will meet at either the Rawlings County Park adjacent to the MKR HSPark or at Silver Glen Springs. Indicate where you will meet the group.
Plan to meet the Park group by 8:15 AM or meet at Silver Glen Springs by 9:30 AM. The trail starts at 10 AM and completed by 1 PM. The talk concludes in Silver Glen Spring State Park (Admission is $6) with lunch. Plan to bring waters, hat, sun screen, lunch and snacks.
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.