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Kick-off the Visions of the Wild summer preview event season by celebrating the Napa River, a treasure in our backyard. Meet in Kimberly Park parking lot at 10:30 am. Park is on Kimberly Drive in American Canyon (between Elliott Drive and Marshcreek Drive). Get your weekend exercise and learn a little bit about wetlands, rivers, and habitat restoration starting at American Canyon Creek, riding north along Wetlands Edge Drive, to Green Island on the Napa River.Find out more
In conjunction with the Visions of the Wild festival: Wild & Scenic, the 2018 Summer Arts Camp theme is Discovering Unexpected Beauty.
Children will be experiencing the “Wild World of Wonderful Bugs” exploring the beauty and benefits of bugs in our environment.
Open to kids ages 7 – 14.
On Beauty honors the life and work of businessman and conservationist Doug Tompkins. This photography exhibit considers how the pursuit of beauty became a central, animating force in Doug’s intellectual development and informed his entire worldview. The exhibition, which premiered at the David Brower Center, explore several key themes: how the diversity of life emerges from beauty; how beauty and ecological health are intrinsically linked; and how Doug’s personal narrative intersects with conservation history.Find out more
Opening Night Reception for the Visions of Festival 2018 taking place at the Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum in downtown Vallejo. Featuring catered reception, live music, no-host bar, sponsor tables, Festival Awards presentation, and poetry reading. Keynote speech by John de Graaf, founder of the And Beauty for All campaign.Find out more
Doors 6PM | VIP guest mixer, sponsor tables in Empress Theatre Lounge 6:30PM | Screenings of Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour 7:30PM
SYRCL’s (South Yuba River Citizens League) 16th Anniversary Wild & Scenic Film Festival brings together another incredible selection of films to change your world. This year’s festival theme is Groundswell, and the goal is to inspire and unite communities to help heal the earth.
Considered one of the nation’s premiere environmental and adventure film festivals, this year’s films combine stellar filmmaking, beautiful cinematography and first-rate storytelling to inform, inspire and ignite solutions and possibilities to restore the earth and human communities while creating a positive future for the next generation. Festival-goers can expect to see award winning films about nature, community activism, adventure, conservation, water, energy and climate change, wildlife, environmental justice, agriculture, Native American and indigenous cultures.
Join us at the Vallejo Farmers’ Market. Explore the natural world with fun activities for children and adults. The Nature Discovery Zone features a wide array of people and organizations that help conserve forests, rivers and animals. This year we will feature outdoor recreation on our local and statewide rivers and trails.Find out more