Marion County Conservation and the Red Rock Lake Association will present a Spring Awakening at the Knoxville Performing Arts Center today.

The event is a celebration of diversity in the Des Moines River corridor. Marion County Naturalist Marla Mertz tells KNIA/KRLS News they will be bringing in guests with interests in local wildlife to help celebrate the river, the corridor, and all the communities around it. The Spring Awakening will begin at 9:30 a.m, run all day, and is free and open to the public.