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CoastFest 2012

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Saturday, October 6th, 2012 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

CoastFest 2012
Saturday, October 6th
GA DNR Coastal Regional Headquarters
Brunswick, GA

With more than 70 environmental, educational, research and resource exhibitors from throughout the southeast providing interactive exhibits and displays, the 18th annual CoastFest highlights Georgia’s unique coastal environment in a family-friendly day of fun and education on Saturday, October 6th t at the GA DNR Coastal Regional Headquarters near the Sidney Lanier Bridge in Brunswick.

Visitors of all ages can participate in activities from recycling to coastal weather … native plants to sea turtles ... water conservation to archeology… herpetology to geology … sharks to shrimp!!

Throughout the day under the Big Top, visitors will be entertained by bubble-ologist, Keith Johnson who uses imagination and science to explore how bubbles work; reptiles and raptors from the Center for Wildlife Education at Georgia Southern University will take center stage for two shows throughout the day; magician Arthur Atsma will amaze the audience with science and Newtonian physics taught through fast-paced circus stunts and magic tricks. Jim Sawgrass and his Creek Indian encampment, military re-enactors from the Revolutionary War through the Civil War, touch tanks with sea life, and plenty of ‘make-it-take’ projects will keep families busy!

Since 1995, GA DNR/Coastal Resources Division has hosted CoastFest on the first Saturday in October in support of the three-week national 'CoastWeeks' event. CoastFest 2012 is Saturday, October 6 th from 10am ‘til 4pm.

For more information contact: Nancy Butler at GA DNR/Coastal Resources Division at (912) 264.7218 or email:


1 Conservation Way, GA DNR Coastal Regional Headquarters,
Brunswick, GA 31520
United States


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Bring the whole family to learn about the unique coastal Georgia environment at a unique and fun festival in Brunswick, Georgia.
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