Columbia, Missouri, USA
9/21/2013 - 9/22/2013Description
Listen, learn and see history as it comes alive at the Heritage Festival, held in historic Nifong Park. Listen to the American Indian drumming. Learn about Lewis and Clark as you stroll through a replica of a camp site and see an extensive exhibit of the expedition and artifacts on display. See artisans and tradesmen dressed in 19th century attire who are demonstrating their trades and selling their wares. Visit an 1859 town with shopkeepers, townspeople and a medicine show. See cowboys with their chuck wagons and American Indian dancing and tepees. A large contemporary craft area will also be featured.
Listen to a wide range of entertainment on three stages - to include music, dancing and storytelling. Children will enjoy numerous activities in the Fun for Young‘uns Area and the entire family can ride on a hayride. Tour the Historic Maplewood Home and the Walter’s Boone County Historical Museum. Great food and a beautiful park setting will make the Heritage Festival a family tradition.
Featured performers include American Indian Dancing, Western, Bluegrass, Cowboy Poets, jazz & blues, traditional folk, fiddlers contest, local music, Country and more.Venue
Historic Nifong ParkDirections
From 1-70, go south on Hwy 63, take AC exit, turn right, turn left on Ponderosa to Nifong Park.Times
10:00 am - 5:00 pmAdmission & Parking