Oakland Heritage Day returns to celebrate town’s 135th anniversary | West Orange Times & Observer

Oakland Heritage Day returns to celebrate town’s 135th anniversary | West Orange Times & Observer

Oakland Heritage Working day returns this year to commemorate the town of Oakland’s 135th anniversary. The festival — set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, in historic downtown Oakland — will be revitalized with clean, new ordeals customized for both of those longtime and new residents.
The celebration celebrates Oakland’s modest-city appeal, one of a kind history, mother nature, wellness and the arts with a spouse and children-friendly day of live music, food stuff vehicles, wonderful arts and crafts, sellers, interactive children’s things to do, and far more.
Activities will choose location in two areas: Speer Park and the Overall health West Orange Arts & Heritage Center.


• The Gerry Williams Band, a funk, soul and R&B act, headlines the competition, with further performances by soloist Kelly Jarrard and Handpicked, a banjo trio recognised for its residency at a area concept park.
• Food vehicles including Burger Fi, Smoking cigarettes Soul BBQ, Razzo’s Pizzeria and Incredibly hot Dog Remedy sweet treats, beer and wine backyard by West Orange Creamery.
• Historic Florida portion sponsored by Oakland Mother nature Preserve that includes blacksmiths, animal ambassadors and a silent auction benefitting the preserve.
• Gatorland’s live alligators, snakes and unique reptile encounters.



• Westly’s 6th Yearly Virtual 5K in-particular person celebration kicks off from the Wholesome West Orange Arts and Heritage Heart at 9 a.m. and proceeds to the Healthful West Orange Contemporary Start off Zone at Speer Park. Register at bit.ly/3JO7aT3.
• The Orlando Youth Chamber Ensemble will perform on the heart porch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
• Soul Haven Ranch will present horse-drawn carriage tours beginning on Petris Avenue outside the middle. Register at bit.ly/3X1QflF.
• Participate in a Historical past Harvest by bringing historic products relating to Oakland to be donated, loaned or scanned at the heart.
• The center’s art and history exhibit will celebrate African American heritage in Florida and Oakland.


For more information, visit oaklandfl.gov/999/Local community-Events.

The celebration is presented by Orlando Wellness in partnership with Nutritious West Orange and the Oakland Nature Protect.

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