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shark games, shark art, people enjoying sharktoberfest

Enjoy shark science, shark experts, shark art, shark films, shark conservation, food and live music!

Event Schedule- Main Event Free!!

11am: All art & science activity stations open, food truck & refreshments available.
11am-1pm: Live Music - Ukulele Friends 
11:30am: Special Programs (see below)
1pm: Ocean Life Parade & Costume Contest
2pm-4pm: Live Music - Heather Combs & Max Delaney
2pm: Special Programs (see below)
4pm: Event closes

Special Programs ($15/person):

Build a Shark: 11:30am and 2pm

Participants "design-build" a life-size white shark model piece by piece, discovering how each organ and sense of this awesome creature functions. By handling teeth and skin artifacts, and viewing a short documentary on our Farallones sharks, they'll learn how their 400-million-year-old design still works to make them formidable top predators. Best for children ages 4-10 and their families

Shark Talk: 11:30am and 2pm

Sharks: Fearful or Fascinating? Join shark expert David McGuire, of Shark Stewards, for a short film and talk on shark behavior and human interactions. Best for adults, children 10+ welcome.

Space is limited for the special programs, registration required!   
To register, contact Sara:  sara.heintzelman@noaa.gov or 415-530-5366

collage of images: view of the predidio with booths setup and the golden gate bridge in the background, two kids looking inside a mobile aquarium, kids looking at a shark model and a dog wearing a shark fin costume

Sharktoberfest flyer

Saturday, 09/28/19


Sara Heintzelman

Phone: 415-530-5366
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Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary

991 Marine Drive
Visitor's Center
San Francisco, CA 94129

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