COLUMBIA — The annual Heritage Festival will be Saturday and Sunday at Nifong Park. Events will begin at 10 a.m. and last until 5 p.m. A section of the park will be kept open from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday for ghost stories presented by the Mid-Missouri Organization of Storytelling.
In addition to shopping and food, other activities will include:
Fun for Young ’uns area
Includes arts and crafts, games, hayrides and a farm animal viewing area.
- 1859 Town
A replica of a 19th century village with living history interpreters.
- Prospector Camp
Where people can pan for “gold.”
- Music Shows
Includes German, folk, bluegrass, classic cowboy tunes and western swing music.
Parking for the festival will be provided in three locations adjoining the park.
The Heritage Festival is coordinated by Columbia Parks and Recreation.
For more information, call 874-7460 or go to the City of Columbia's website.