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'Summerfest' at Cal State Fullerton's Tucker Center June 21-22

Community Event Features Fine Arts, Crafts, Music and Nature Programs

June 9, 2014

What:

Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary hosts its fifth annual "Summerfest" June 21-22, featuring a weekend of fine arts, crafts, live music, nature programs, children's activities, wine tasting, barbecue and more.

When:

Saturday, June 21 and Sunday, June 22
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:

Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary
29322 Modjeska Canyon Road, Silverado, 92676

Cost:

$5 a person (cash only); children under 5 are free.

Highlights:

Both days feature more than 40 arts and crafts vendors with items available for purchase; a presentation from Wolf Totem Ambassadors, featuring live wolves; Reptile Rescue Orange County, featuring a hands-on wildlife adventure; music; and wine tasting and barbecue meals available for purchase ($3-$7 cash only).

Why:

Proceeds from the annual event benefit Tucker's outdoor education program, which brings K-7 students to the sanctuary, owned and operated by Cal State Fullerton and its College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.

Quote:

"This annual summertime event is a way to introduce the community to Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary, and also helps to support all the programs we have to offer children and adults throughout the year," said Karon Cornell, sanctuary director.

Free Parking:

Event visitors may park in the lot on the corner of Santiago Canyon and Modjeska Canyon roads and board a shuttle bus to Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary.

More information:

Visit Tucker online or 714-649-2760

Media Contacts:

Karon Cornell, Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary, 657-278-3896, 714-269-0625 (mobile) 
Debra Cano Ramos 

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