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World Music Festivals

Heritage Festival
September 17, 2005 - September 18, 2005

Heritage Festival in Historical Nifong Park
Nifong Park
Columbia Mississippi

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 Native American dancing. 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.

Cowboy Poets, Native American Dancing, Chris Camp - World Champion Whip Cracker, Old-time Medicine show, Bluegrass, Country,jazz & blues, traditional folk, fiddlers contest, local music and more.