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Saturday, Mar 10, 2012

Old Florida Festival

Time: 8:00 am til 5:00 pm

Location: Collier County Museum Naples, FL

Description: Try a little of our history on for size.
Time-travel back over a hundred lifetimes at the Old Florida Festival, our signature event held annually at the Collier County Museum's main five-acre site in Naples.

This two-day living history festival gathers together some of the state's finest craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors to recapture the sights and sounds of everyday life on the Florida frontier. One of Naples' best-known cultural events, this ultimate reality show offers an entertaining and educational trip through South Florida's surprisingly colorful past for families, schoolchildren and visitors of all ages and interests.

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FPAN is hosting this event.

Calusa Heritage Day

Time: 10:00 am til 5:00 pm

Location: Pineland - Randell Research Center

Description: This celebration will include a featured speaker, Dr. Karen Walker who will discuss her work on climate change as it is evidenced at the Pineland Site. A large number of vendors involved with heritage tourism in the area attend and make this an important annual event.

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FPAN is attending this event.

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Old Florida Festival

Time: 10:00 am til 5:00 pm

Location: Collier County Museum grounds, Naples

Description: Come relive the past with brand new excitement, from live reenactments of war battles to performances by Ed WindDancer, Native American dancer and flutist. This celebration is bigger and better than ever, featuring the state’s finest historical re-enactors, craftworkers and performers. So come step back in time to meet the people, feel the drama and savor the cultures that shaped Florida over the last 12,000 years, all set on the Museum’s native gardens and grounds. (County Courthouse Complex, 3331 Tamiami Trail East, Naples)

Admission: Adults: $5 | Children (8 to 18): $2 | Children under 8: Free

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FPAN is attending this event.


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Upcoming Events

Apr, 26 @ 7:30 am
Mound Key Kayak Paddle

Apr, 26 @ 10:00 am
Tamiami Trail Celebration

Apr, 30 @ 2:00 pm
Collier Co Museum presents: Native American Medicinal Plants

May, 4 @ 6:00 pm
Collier Co Museum presents: Birth of Fashion

May, 28 @ 2:00 pm
Navigating the Big Water: The Arch of Caloosahatchee & Okeechobee