LIVE OAK — The Suwannee River Regional Library was recently awarded grant funds from multiple agencies to host the first North Florida Heritage Festival: Storytelling, the Arts and History.
The festival events begin with programs at the Live Oak Public Library. Programs starting Sept. 19 will include the Live Oak Artists Guild Art Show, a Quilt Show, a Teen Art Show and special presentations and workshops.
Those programs will lead to the first North Florida Heritage Festival: Storytelling, the Arts and History, which will be held at Heritage Park and Gardens on Sept. 28-29.
The festival is seeking authors, artists and homemade craft vendors to take part. A 10-foot by 10-foot space at the festival is $20. Please contact the Live Oak Public Library Youth Services Department for more information and a vendor application form.
All funds will benefit Heritage Park and Gardens.
The library is also seeking local support and volunteer help for the festival. Those interested should also contact the Youth Services Department at the Live Oak Public Library at 386-364-3479.
Funding agencies for the grant include the Suwannee County Tourism Development Council, Florida Department of State Library Services and Technology Act and the Florida Humanities Council.