Nahant Marsh Education Center hosts Autumn Fest


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Posted Online: Sept. 26, 2012, 3:33 pm
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Press release submitted by Nahant Marsh

Nahant Marsh Education Center

4220 Wapello Avenue

Davenport, IA 52802

www.nahantmarsh.org

Phone- 563.323.5196

nahantmarsh@eicc.edu

Davenport, IA, September 25, 2012 – Nahant Marsh invites the public to join them for their Autumn Festival on October 6, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Nahant Marsh Education Center.

The festival will be fun filled day where the entire family can come out to experience a slice of fall at the marsh. Individuals are welcome to come anytime to participate in activities including seed harvesting, trail tours, pioneer crafts, and apple cider demonstrations.

While the event is free, donations are always welcome! Chili, hot dogs, baked goods, and drinks will be available for sale; all proceeds will go to the Friends of Nahant Marsh.

Individuals interested in participating are encouraged to register for the event ahead of time. To register, participants can email nahantmarsh@eicc.edu orcall 563.323.5196. For more information about Nahant Marsh Education Center, please visit www.nahantmarsh.org and remember to "Like" us on Facebook.




















 



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