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15th Annual Piney Woods Heritage Festival

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Name: 15th Annual Piney Woods Heritage Festival
Date: November 17, 2017 - November 18, 2017
Event Description:
Celebrate the early days of the Piney Woods region at Crosby Arboretum's 15th Annual PINEY WOODS HERITAGE FESTIVAL! Nov. 17 & 18 (Friday/Saturday) FRIDAY, Nov. 17, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cultural-themed presentations will open the event Friday evening at the Senior Center of South Pearl River County, 45 El Patch Parkway, Picayune. FREE to the public and two excellent speakers: "16 Native Plants and their Historical and Contemporary Uses among Southeastern American Indians", by Dr. Tammy Greer, a member of the United Houma Nation of Louisiana and director of the Center for American Indian Research and Studies (CAIRS) at The University of Southern Mississippi. "A Towering Ghost: The Cultural Legacy of Longleaf Pine in the Deep South", with Mitchell Robinson, Conservation Education Manager at Strawberry Plains Audubon Center in Holly Springs, MS SATURDAY, Nov. 18, 10:00 to 3:00 p.m. Exhibitors, music, and demonstrations Saturday’s festivities will feature a variety of musical performances, exhibitors, demonstrations, children’s activities, and displays of traditional skills and crafts such as blacksmithing, quilting, spinning, basket-making, beekeeping, woodcarving, canning, treadle sewing, butter churning, clogging, leather crafts, storytelling, and more. Saturday admission, adults $5, children $2. Free for Arboretum members.
370 Ridge Road Picayune, MS 39466
Date/Time Information:
11/17/17 6:30pm-8:30pm 11/18/17 10:00am-3:00pm
Contact Information:
Saturday admission, adults $5, children $2. Free for Arboretum members.
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