North Florida Springs Environmental Center Open House

join us as we celebrate the 11th anniversary of FSI and officially re-open the environmental center!

Featuring live ‘Old Time Southern String’ music in the garden by The Baldwins, hors d’oeuvres and wine tasting, a book talk/signing by Dr. Robert Knight, and an opportunity to pose for a picture with Miss Mermaid Florida 2021! Explore the Environmental Center exhibits throughout the night, such as the manatee skeleton, resident Peninsula Cooter turtle “Poseidon”, Santa Fe River and Suwannee River fossil case, and interactive Florida Springs Map. 

Book signing of "Silver Springs: The Liquid Heart of Florida"

Dr. Robert Knight will be giving a short talk about his and Marian Rizzo’s newest book- Silver Springs: The Liquid Heart of Florida. Its Past, Its Present, and Its Future. He will also be available for book signings of Silenced Springs: Moving from Tragedy to Hope, as well as his other works! 

All copies purchased at the event will be 10% off!

complimentary hors d'oeuvres and wine tasting!

We will have a variety of complimentary hors d’oeuvres set out for you to enjoy, as well as free wine tasting in the garden!

Meet miss mermaid florida 2021, the wanderlust mermaid!

Come meet Miss Mermaid Florida 2021! Mermaid Nikki, the Wanderlust Mermaid, will be here all night to meet, take pictures, and sign autographs!

Live music by "THE baldwins"

The Baldwins will be playing live in the Florida Springs Institute’s Garden! Grab an hors d’oeuvre, a sip of wine, and enjoy this old time southern string band’s music.

Lloyd Baldwin, a springs lover and incredible violinist, has been a long time supporter of FSI. We are so excited that he is coming to play for us! 

The event is finished.


May 14 2021


5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: May 14 2021
  • Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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