Annual Heritage Festival celebrates 40th year



COLUMBIA - Columbia Parks and Recreation put on its 40th Annual Heritage Festival and Craft Show over the weekend, giving attendees the opportunity to physically experience the history they learn about in textbooks.The celebration, held at Nifong Park, will host multiple artisans throughout the park-area, each specializing in different traditional crafts demonstrating "lost arts." Other activities will include strolling performances, live music, and a visiting performance from students of the Haskell Indian Nations University with a show of traditional dances from multiple native tribes.Karen Chandler, Superintendent with the Recreation Services division of Columbia Parks and Recreation, said these artists and performers care deeply for their...

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