29th annual Frontier Day Celebration set for June 3rd and 4th

By  | May 17, 2017 | Filed under: News

FLORENCE-Florence’s historic Pope’s Tavern Museum presents the 29th annual Frontier Day Celebration on Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4. Relive the frontier heritage of Florence with crafts, music, period costumes, and food. Celebration hours are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday.  Admission is free.

This family-friendly event is entertaining as well as educational. Walk the premises of the tavern and watch engaging demonstrations by artisans in period costumes. Taste one of Momma’s fried pies. Listen to heirloom dulcimer music from the Shoals Dulcimer and Folk Music Association. Watch members of the David Crockett Association present a living history reenactment in their improvised campsite. Purchase your favorite piece of pottery, basket weaving, quilting, weaving, wood carving, chair caning, or broom making from a skilled craftsperson. Acclaimed potter, Rick Adams, will be joining us for the first time with live demonstrations. C&C Eats and Treats is ready to serve up an authentic frontier-style lunch. Complete the frontier experience with a tour through Pope’s Tavern Museum free of charge.

Pope’s Tavern Museum is located at the corner of Hermitage Drive and Seminary Street. For more information call 256-760-6379. This event is sponsored by the Florence Department of Arts and Museums.

Media Release/Florence Tourism/Christi Britten

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