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Getting culture at the animal farm, Festival of Culture comes to Green Meadows Petting Farm, Nov. 21-24

Posted on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 3:34 pm


Geese and ducks and chicks better scurry: The Festival of Cultures is coming to Green Meadows Petting Farm.
The new, first time event debuts Nov. 21-24 at the farm.
Exploring everything from the culture of Native Americans to the sounds of Spanish American musicians, the festival will be a learning experience for the entire family.
What: The Festival of Cultures shows will offer guests an opportunity to witness the history and mystique of Native American Indians (Cherokee) through music and dance; then observe with interest and amazement as acrobats from Asia perform feats of strength and agility; see the beauty and grace of Spanish American musicians bring the love of their country come alive through music; and laugh at the Mudd Brothers, a comedy show w/ an English Monarchy flare for the entire family. Plus, there will be face painters, hayrides, train rides, and interacting and feeding the animals.  And guests can also play Tug-of-War, Archery, and purchase Cherokee merchandise from the Cherokee Reservation in North Carolina.
In addition, the Festival of Cultures will benefit the Osceola Historical Society by donating a portion of the proceeds.
The festival will be    Green Meadows Petting Farm,   1368 Poinciana Boulevard, Kissimmee. Phone: 407-846-0770
Hours for the festival are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the shows beginning 9:30 a.m. each day and continuing throughout the day.
Cost: $9 per person in advance, $10 per person at the gate.
Green Meadows other attractions, such as interacting with the farm animals, riding the train, also will be available to guests.
The Osceola County Historical Society collects and preserves the county’s history, and provides educational, research, and recreational opportunities to foster an understanding and enjoyment of the area’s cultural and natural heritage through museum displays, demonstrations, interpretive programs, and special events for residents and visitors.