October 03, 2016

Contact: Steph Deidrick

Heritage Festival at Arrow Rock Oct. 8-9

REVISED** - Visitors are invited the 48th Annual Arrow Rock Heritage Festival from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Oct. 8 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Oct. 9 in Arrow Rock.  The festival is one of Missouri's oldest and most popular heritage festivals.

The event will feature traditional and modern handcrafted items, historic reenactments, living history presenters, musical entertainment, and food vendors throughout the village. This event is a joint endeavor of Missouri State Parks, the Friends of Arrow Rock Inc., and the Village of Arrow Rock.  There is a $2 entrance fee.

Arrow Rock State Historic Site is located at 39521 Visitor Center Drive in Arrow Rock.  For more information about the event, call Arrow Rock State Historic Site at (660) 837-3330. Missouri State Parks is supported by the one-tenth of one-percent Parks, Soils and Water Sales Tax, which accounts for approximately 75 percent of the budget to repair, improve and maintain state parks and historic sites. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri State Parks.

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** EDITOR’S NOTE: The press release above has been revised to include the second day of the festival on Oct. 9.