Celebrate snakes and snake conservation with the whole family!

When Mar 08, 2014
from 09:00 AM to 02:00 PM
Where Government Canyon State Natural Area
Contact Name Niki Lake
Contact Email
Contact Phone (210) 688-9055, x292
  • Celebrate snakes through programs, activities, crafts, displays, live music and live snakes! 
  • Events will take place around Visitor Center and Pavilion areas.
  • Dress and prepare to be outdoors (sunscreen, water, hat).
  • Free with park entry fee.

Snakefesst Schedule of Programs:

9am-10am          Snake Slither.  Join Gilbert Martinez on a “herping” expedition looking for snakes, snake habitats, snake predators/prey, and learn what about an area attracts or repels snakes.   Participants must be age 14 or over.

10am-11am        SnakeTales.  Snake-themed stories told by local teacher, poet, and snake lover Mobi Warren, storyteller extraordinaire!

11am-Noon        Be Snake Safe!  How to avoid snakbites and what to do if you fail.  Program presenter will be Liza Howard, Wilderness Medicine Instructor, Nols Instructor, Snake Friend.

1pm-2pm            Snakey Music.   Musician Molly Hayes will sing her sweet and snakey songs that kids (and adults) always find ssssspectacular!



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