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Ochlockonee River State Park will host the 5th annual Stone Age & Primitive Arts Festival in February 2012.
The three-day event will run from Friday, February 24th through Sunday, February 26th from 8am to 4pm each day. Admission to the festival is $4 per vehicle (up to eight occupants).
At the Stone Age & Primitive Arts Festival, guests will:
Gather keen insight into how early man lived and worked;
Participate in demonstrations of flint knapping, the art of projectile point fashioning, along with deer hide brain tanning, bone, wood, and antler carving; and
Observe old world and new world bow and arrow construction, basket weaving, and early pottery.
Competitions in Atlatl throwing and primitive archery are scheduled. An auction will be held on Saturday to auction off donated artwork.
Ochlockonee River State Park is located 4 miles west of Sopchoppy, FL off US Highway 319 at 429 State Park Road. The park number is 850-962-2771.
Contact person for the Stone Age & Primitive Arts Festival is David Garcia, Park Services Specialist, at (850)962-2771 or