8TH ANNUAL SONOMA NATURE & OPTICS FESTIVAL
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 8, 2018 | 10 AM - 4 PM
SONOMA BARRACKS AT THE HISTORIC SONOMA SQUARE
KID-FRIENDLY AND FREE
Join us for the Sonoma Nature & Optics Fair on Saturday, September 8. Nature organizations representing fins, feathers, fauna, flora and flippers will be on hand to introduce the public to many important conservation efforts from Sacramento to San Jose. EAC will represent environmental advocacy efforts happening in in West Marin.
Major binocular and spotting scope companies including Out of This World from Mendocino along with new European optics companies Meopta and Sirui will join Swarovski, Leica, Zeiss, Nikon, Kowa and Celestron. All of these vendors will be on hand to give advise, answer technical questions, offer products for sale and demonstration.
The outdoor festival is sponsored by the nonprofit Sonoma Birding-Nature, and in collaboration with CA State Parks and Sonoma-Petaluma Parks.
Tom Rusert, co-founder with Darren Peterie of the largest single nature event in Northern California, said “the free event is for anyone who cherishes the outdoors and desires to learn more about our natural world. Outdoor enthusiasts involved with photography, birding, biking, hiking, kayaking and gardening will really enjoy this festival. Many leading experts will be on hand."