37th Annual Heritage Festival

Heritage-Festival-2009-035-1024x767Heritage Festival & Craft Show, Columbia

September 20 & 21, 10am – 5pm,
Nifong Park, Hwy 63 S to Grindstone Parkway west.

Free admission to the Festival, $3.00 admission ($2 for kids) to the Walters Boone Museum.

RylandRibbonCuttingVisit the Grand Opening of the 1890 Ryland House! Newly Renovated and Furnished.

Enjoy music, dancing, crafts, traditional artisans, historical re-enactors, and a children’s IMG_0251area. See the Village at Boone Junction and visit the furnished Ryland House, the Easley General Store and the Gordon-Collins Log Cabin. On the north end of the park, take a free tour of the Maplewood House.523e218f48bb2.preview-500

Volunteers and docents are still needed for the weekend. If you are interested in helping on that Saturday or Sunday, please contact Marilyn Hargrove at 573-864-6455, or 573 474-5487 and at SanfordM@health.missouri.edu

The Heritage Festival is coordinated by the City of Columbia’s Parks and Recreation Department. For more information go to www.gocolumbiamo.com (goheritagefestival)

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Current Exhibits

IN THE WALTERS HISTORY MUSEUM

Home and Community 1910-1919 

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Step back into small-town Missouri life as it was in the 1910s!

Check out WWI-era life every day through the week, from Church Sundays to laundry day. What did a classroom look like? How did the war affect the families of the soldiers involved?

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