Poseidon Festival

Poseidon Festival

Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 11:00am

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Celebrate the sea and learn how to prepare for potential coastal emergencies.

Schedule:
11:00am: Poseidon on Display
Throughout the event, watch local artist George Zaiser create a sand sculpture that captures the essence of our Poseidon Festival.

1:00pm – 1:15pm: Hermit Crab Derby
Choose a crab, name it, and have fun competing in this race run by the National Crab Racing Association and backed by Florida Marine Research.

1:15pm – 2:00pm: Marine Science Camp: Dolphines and Echolocation
Gain an appreciation for our marine life and environment in a fun open-classroom setting by the sea. This award-winning program will explore sharks, rays, dolphins, turtles, and coral reefs through interactive hands-on activities.

2:00pm - 2:15pm: Hermit Crab Derby
Choose a crab, name it, and have fun competing in this race run by the National Crab Racing Association and backed by Florida Marine Research.

2:15pm - 3:00pm: Marine science Camp: Sharks and Rays

3:00pm - 3:15pm: Hermit Crab Derby
Choose a crab, name it, and have fun competing in this race run by the National Crab Racing Association and backed by Florida Marine Research.

3:15pm - 4:00pm: Scavenger Hunt - Beach

4:00pm - 4:15pm: Hermit Crab Derby
Choose a crab, name it, and have fun competing in this race run by the National Crab Racing Association and backed by Florida Marine Research.

4:15pm - 5:00pm: Marine Science Camp: Coral Reefs

5:30pm: Skim Board Basics
RELYance Skim Camp will demonstrate basic skim boarding tips, etiquette, and safety on the beach off Garfield Parkway. Boards will be provided.
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7:30pm: U.S. Navy Country Current
Nationally renowned for its versatility and "eye-popping" musicianship, Country Current performs a blend of modern country music and bluegrass. This ensemble performs regularly for the president, vice-president, the secretary of the Navy, the chief of naval operations, and the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy. Reaching out to communities both locally and nationally, they regularly perform in support of our active-duty sailors.