Best of Cultural Florida Events: February 22 – March 1

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Best of Cultural Events in Florida

Best of Cultural Events in Florida

What To Do from February 22 – March 1, 2013

From old time dancing to primitive arts, there’s a variety of cultural activities to choose from if you’re traveling through Florida February 22 – March 1. Looking for something unique to do, check out one of these great cultural events:

1. Stone Age and Primitive Arts Festival 

The sixth annual Stone Age and Primitive Arts Festival at Ochlockonee River State Park introduces families to a variety of demonstrations from flint knapping, bow and arrow construction and deer hide tanning to bone, wood and antler carving. Watch basket weaving and early pottery as well as primitive archery competitions.

  • Highlight: Primitive arts festival and competition
  • When: Friday, February, 22, 2013 | 6 – 8 p.m.
  • Where: 429 State Park Road, Sopchoppy, Florida 32358
  • Cost:  Free with paid regular park admission

2. African American History: Then and Now

Speakers, music and tasty treats are part of the background for this celebration of Black History Month. Head to Ravine Gardens State Park to view local artwork and artifacts featured in the Civic Center auditorium.

  • Highlight: Celebrate Black History month
  • When: February 23, 2013, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Where: 1600 Twigg Street, Palatka, Florida 32177
  • Cost: Included with park admission

3. Old Time Dance

Kick up your heels like it’s 1891 at The Barnacle Historic State Park. From dance contras, circles, squares and waltzes to Traditional American music, it’s all about old time dance. Come with a picnics and your dance shoes!

  • Highlight: 1800s dance
  • When: February 24, 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM (Gate opens at 6:00 PM)
  • Where: 3485 Main Highway, Coconut Grove, Florida 33133
  • Cost: $10/adults; free/10 and under

Tell us…

Which of these activities are you going to try this week?