Federal Duck Stamp 75th Anniversary
Southeast Region
 

1934-1935 Duck Stamp

Duck Stamp 75th logo

 

Schedule of Events

Unless otherwise noted, all events will be held at BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Rd., Sanibel Island, FL 33957, 239-395-0900

All events are free and open to the public

Monday, September 24th through Saturday, October 20, 2007

    Federal Duck Stamp Exhibit at BIG ARTS
    Monday - Saturday from 1 - 4pm

Wednesday, October 10

    7 pm
    "A Wild Day" play by the Students of Sanibel School

    7:30 pm -- Ivory-billed Woodpecker Program by researchers Bobby Harrison and Dr. Jerry Jackson.
    Tickets: Adults: $15,
    Students (18 and older): $10,
    Students (17 and under): $5


Thursday, October 11

    75 Years of “Ding” and the Duck Stamp
    Exhibit Opening

    Time TBD

Friday, October 12

    8 am - Noon

    Duck Stamp Day at the J.N. "Ding" Darling Refuge!

    Visit “Ding” Darling Days for full details

    FREE
    Entrance for all hikers and bikers with either a Federal or Junior Duck Stamp!
    (Normally Wildlife Drive is CLOSED to all public access on Fridays -- Sorry, no vehicles)

    1 – 6:30 pm
    Special displays and Duck Stamp merchandise available from U.S. Postal Service, “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society, 2007-2008 Jr. Duck Stamp artist, and 2007-2008 Duck Stamp artist Richard Clifton

    1:30 pm
    Opening Ceremonies

    2:30 – 6:30 pm
    Round 1 Judging

    6:30 pm
    "Art for Conservation on Sanibel"
    Reception and Auction to benefit the "Ding" Darling Wildlife Society and Ducks Unlimited.
    Reservations required: 239-472-1100 ext. 228. For more details please visit: www.dingdarlingdays.com

Saturday, October 13

    8 am – 1:00 pm
    Special displays and Duck Stamp merchandise available from U.S. Postal Service, “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society, 2007-2008 Jr. Duck Stamp artist, and 2007-2008 Duck Stamp artist Richard Clifton

    9 - 10:00 am
    Round 2 Judging: Selection of Top 25

    10 – 10:30 am
    Special Presentations

    10:30 – 11:30 am
    Judges final deliberations (auditorium closed)

    11 am
    Free Live Wildlife Presentation

    11:30 am
    Final Round and Announcement of Winner

    2 pm
    Florida Junior Duck Stamp Awards Ceremony and artists workshop at the J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge

Sunday October 14

    11am -- 4pm
    "Ding" Darling Days
    Family Fun Day at the "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge

  • 2006-2007 Federal Duck Stamp artist talk & stamp signing
  • Conservation Cartoon Contest presentation
    live wildlife programs
  • Bat program with the Bat Conservancy
  • Free refuge tram tours throughout the day
  • Butterfly house opened throughout the day
  • Free hot dogs and beverages
  • Children’s crafts & games
  • Conservation exhibits

This is a sampling of the events for "Ding" Darling Days, please check our website: www.dingdarlingdays.com for a complete list of programs and times.

 


Last updated: June 28, 2007

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