POSTPONED: Avenue B: The Place to See
April 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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The Carrabelle History Museum is excited to again be hosting a fun, historical, cultural and natural resources expo on Avenue B as part of this year’s 30th Annual Carrabelle Riverfront Festival. This educational expo will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2020, 10 am – 6 pm in Carrabelle, FL on the street in front of the Carrabelle History Museum. This popular avenue full of family-friendly activities is made possible through a sponsorship by Christie’s Cottage Living in Carrabelle. Admission is free and open to the public.
The expo billed as “Avenue B: the Place to See” allows guest to experience the rich culture, natural resources and local history of the region. The Avenue B Experience will feature educational activities, exciting interactive displays and installations, regional folk craft demonstrations, local and state resource experts, live animals, and wonderful hands-on activities. In past years, the interactive demonstrations and hands-on activities were a huge success with festival attendees with hundreds of folks enjoying the expo. These exhibitors showcase the wonderful resources that make our area unique.
Bone up on your survival skills by learning to use a flint to start a fire. Take a tour and learn to identify edible local plants and natural remedies. Discover the local history through the three history museums of Carrabelle. Find out how Carrabelle was transformed into a training camp during WWII or what the keeper of a lighthouse recorded in his daily log. Try your hand at wooden boat building. Meet some local animals. Discover the booms and busts of Carrabelle’s history by stepping back to by-gone eras when local logging and lumber merchants, steamships, party boats and shrimping vessels lined the vast and deep Carrabelle River. Hold a 20,000 year old fossil at the Carrabelle History Museum. All this and more can be found within the Avenue B experiences. Free and fun for all.