Walter Jones Historical Park
December 7

Information for the 2019 Winter Celebration will be announced in Fall 2019. Check back for more details and the schedule.

Highlights from the 2018 Winter Celebration

🍊 Musicians: Miquel Huertes, violin; Camille and Camiya Ferron, vocalists; Mrs. Kate Carpenter, children’s songs; Al Poindexter, singer-songwriter; “Under the Oaks” acoustic music jam

🍊 All historic buildings open, including the Webb/Jones Farmhouse, 1898 St. Joseph’s Mission Schoolhouse for African-American Children, 1876 barn, and Losco Winery;  “A Soldier’s Story” exhibit on display in the museum

🍊 Meet the Maple Leaf divers

🍊 Children’s book authors Jane Wood

🍊 Santa and Mrs. Claus

🍊 horse-drawn hayrides

🍊 Historic reenactors: Spanish period; Fort Mose (first free black settlement in US); Union and Confederate soldiers; Golden Teacup Society (Civil War-era civilian women)

🍊 demonstrations of bridge playing, weaving, and quilting

🍊 nature crafts and rock painting for kids

🍊 old fashioned games

🍊 s’mores

🍊 antique cars

🍊 First Coast Plein Aire Painters

🍊 Mike Barwald from Flying Dragon Citrus Nursery

🍊 Non-profits sharing information and opportunities: Mandarin Garden Club, UF Extension Office, Mandarin Community Club, Stetson Kennedy Foundation and Greenscape of Jacksonville

🍊 Food vendors: Chunky Tomato and  What’s Smokin’ BBQ

Highlights from the 2017 Winter Celebration

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