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Top 26 Reasons to Attend the 26th Annual Pioneer Day Event

Posted by Krystal Baize on Oct 17, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Every once in a while an event rolls around that you just don't want to miss...this year, that event is the Osceola County Historical Society's 26th Annual Pioneer Day Event!

Here are the Top 26 Reasons to Attend the 26th Annual Pioneer Day Event on Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 10AM to 4PM!


1. Learn the History! Osceola County is full of rich history. Pioneer Day allows residents and visitors to better understand the Pioneer families and what life in the 1800s would have been like without air conditioning and cell phones. 

2. Help us celebrate our anniversary. This year we will celebrate the 26th Annual Pioneer Day.

3. Save on admission with this great FREE event! That’s right, we are offering free admission to the Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek. Saturday, November 11th  from 10AM to 4PM. FREE ADMISSION AND FREE PARKING!!

4. Family Friendly! We welcome all ages, young and old!

5. Learn a new trade. Watch a Blacksmith in action! Black_Smith_in_the_Shop.jpg

6. Start a new tradition… make it a tradition to attend our annual Pioneer Day event! Make new memories and watch history happen!

7. Take a step back in time and learn how to churn butter.

8. Children will be able to participate in fun crafts, story time and perform daily chores in the interactive Kids Zone.Pioneer Day Kids Zone 2.jpg

9. You can make your own Rope! Making_Rope_at_Pioneer_Day_2014.jpg

10. Stroll through our Pioneer Day Art, Crafts and Market on Saturday. Vendors will display products made or grown locally.

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11. Tatse some delicious BBQ from Big John's Rockin' BBQ.Big-Johns-Rockin-BBQ-Logo-300x143.jpg

12. Enjoy the beautiful weather and fresh air at a unique event.

13. Hear stories from the cowboys at the Cow Camp!John Holmes.jpg

14. Hold a baby alligator from Gatorland!!Baby_Gators_from_Gatorland-1.jpg

15. Become a member of the Osceola County Historical Society! Stop by our Membership and Information Booth to learn more.

16. Take a tour through each of the historical buildings and hear the stories behind them.

17. Meet Lt. Colonel Cadman in the Cadman Complex!!


18. Meet Seminole Indians! Learn about their traditions while exploring the Chickees in the Seminole Settlement at the Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek.Seminole_Indian-PD_2015.jpg

19. Enter into our Raffle for a chance to win a gift basket valued over $1,000.00.

20. Listen to live music! Enjoy live music by Folk Hill Revival while you explore the Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek.

21. Learn more about our volunteer opportunities!

22. View the 1800s Replica Historic Church, now available for available for weddings, vow renewal ceremonies, and christenings. 1800s Replica Church -LB2.jpg

23. During the 26th Annual Pioneer Day event, the Osceola County Historical Society will host the Grand Opening of the replica General Store which will house the original  mailboxes that served the Narcoossee community from the 1880s to the 1940s. You will have the opportunity to make a tax deductible donation and become a temporary resident of the Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek with your very own post office box in the General Store for 5 years.

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24. Swing by the WonderWorks booth to meet Professor Wonder.

25. Receive a FREE GIFT. (Mention this blog- The Top 26 Reasons to Attend the 26th Annual Pioneer Day Event at the Infomation Table during Pioneer Days) * One gift per person while supplies last. No Cash Value.*

26. Here's the 26th reason you should come to Pioneer Day! Stop by and visit our friends from Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures at their booth. 


Thank you Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures  for all your support and for being the 26th Annual Pioneer Day Title Sponsor!!


 Special thanks to our Sponsors:

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Topics: Osceola County Historical Society Membership, Educational, Kid Friendly, Osceola County History, Free Admission, Pioneer Village, 26th Annual Pioneer Day

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The Osceola County Historical Society is focused on preserving Osceola County’s rich, cultural history while sharing it with others. This blog is perfect for just that. 

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