EventsPotlucks, presidents and people are what the preserve events are all about this January. Don’t miss some of our famous potlucks where you’ll get the chance to catch up with old friends and make some new ones! Lake Minden has a whole month of events planned around our U.S. Presidents, both past and present. So if you’re a history buff, you might want to drop in and see what they’ve got going on.

On a local front,

If you’re heading to the Palms Springs preserve anytime through January 14 don’t miss the world-famous Palm Springs International Film Festival. Sponsored by the Palm Springs International Film Society, films are shown at various locations in the Palm Springs area. For a complete lineup of movies visit: For information call 800.898.7256.

Do you have a hankerin’ to listen to some good folk music? Don’t miss the Florence Winter Folk Festival, scheduled for January 26-27, in Florence, Oregon. This event, which is just two miles from our South Jetty preserve, includes craft demonstrations, art and craft booths, food, jam sessions and workshops. Admission to the artisan fair is free. Held at the Florence Events Center; for information call 541.997.1994.

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