120th Anniversary PELICAN ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE Celebration
Friday, Mar 10, 2023 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: The Heritage Center
Category: Festivals/Family Fun
Fundraiser This Evening
"An Evening with President Theodore Roosevelt"
from 6pm to 9pm at The Heritage Center in historic downtown Vero Beach
Purchase tickets online here
Pelican Island marks its 120th anniversary as the country’s FIRST National Wildlife Refuge with an historic, educational and entertaining weekend celebration.
President Theodore Roosevelt will help celebrate this historic occasion, and bring to life how, on March 14, 1903, he came to establish Pelican Island as the first public land set aside for the exclusive benefit of wildlife.
FREE events at the Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge include Meet-and-Greets with President Roosevelt, a wildlife display, kids’ activities, stroll the Centennial Trail boardwalk leading to the overlook of the island that started it all – Pelican Island.
"SUNDAE SOCIAL" on Sunday, March 12th from 11am to 3pm, meet President Theodore Roosevelt at Centennial Trail at 4055 Wildlife Way, Vero Beach. Stop by for an ice cream treat, have your picture taken with President Roosevelt and stroll the Centennial Trail for a view of Pelican Island.
Ticketed fundraising events include “An Evening with Teddy Roosevelt” this evening and a Sunset Wine and Cheese Cruise with President Roosevelt on Sat, March 11th.
Please visit the website for up-to-the-minute information & locations of ALL events taking place during this weekend.
Phone: (772) 202-0697
More Info: http://www.firstrefuge.org/anniversary
The Heritage Center
2140 14th Avenue
Vero Beach, FL 32960
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