Johnson County Park will host the 30th annual Heartnut Heritage Festival this weekend.
Festivities will be Friday through Sunday, starting with a free fireworks show at 8:45 p.m. Friday.
Visitors are invited to bring picnic food and blankets and claim parking spots around the park or enjoy the grassy amphitheater lawn for the fireworks display.
The festival will run from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
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Visitors can enjoy train rides, live barnyard animals and pony rides, kids’ rides and bounce houses, spinners and weavers demonstrations, model railroads, radio control cars and airplanes, free crafts and activities, tomahawk throwing, Midstates Amateur Radio club demonstrations, woodland warfare demonstrations, historic encampment, food, craft vendors and more.
Here are a few more highlights:
9:30 a.m.: Music by Danni el Mar
11 a.m.: Music by Hoot von Woot
Noon: Live raptor show with Wildcare
1 p.m.: Music with Katie Watts, Woodland Warfare demonstration
2 p.m.: Music with Hoot von Woot
3 p.m.: Live raptor show with Wildcare
4 p.m.: Music with Katie Watts, Woodland Warfare demonstration
5 p.m.: Music with The Boxcar Annies
6 p.m.: Music with The Boxcar Annies
Atlatl (spear) throwing with Erik Vosteen all day
11 a.m.: Music by Bill Rumely
Noon: Woodland Warfare demonstration
1 p.m.: Music with Rusty Musket
2 p.m.: Live raptor show with Indiana Raptor Center
3 p.m.: Music with Rusty Musket; Woodland Warfare demonstration
4 p.m.: Live raptor show with Indiana Raptor Center
For more information, contact the park office at 812-526-6809 or visit jocoparks.com. You can also find us on Facebook. To become a vendor, contact Jules Erwin at email@example.com.