Oakland Heritage Day returns to celebrate town’s 135th anniversary | West Orange Times & Observer

Oakland Heritage Day returns this 12 months to commemorate the city of Oakland’s 135th anniversary. The pageant — set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, in historic downtown Oakland — will be revitalized with contemporary, new encounters customized for equally longtime and new citizens.
The celebration celebrates Oakland’s smaller-city appeal, unique history, mother nature, wellness and the arts with a relatives-welcoming day of are living tunes, food trucks, great arts and crafts, distributors, interactive children’s things to do, and far more.
Functions will consider location in two areas: Speer Park and the Well being West Orange Arts & Heritage Center.


• The Gerry Williams Band, a funk, soul and R&B act, headlines the pageant, with added performances by soloist Kelly Jarrard and Handpicked, a banjo trio identified for its residency at a neighborhood concept park.
• Food trucks which includes Burger Fi, Smoking Soul BBQ, Razzo’s Pizzeria and Warm Canine Remedy sweet treats, beer and wine yard by West Orange Creamery.
• Historic Florida part sponsored by Oakland Mother nature Protect featuring blacksmiths, animal ambassadors and a silent auction benefitting the preserve.
• Gatorland’s reside alligators, snakes and unique reptile encounters.



• Westly’s 6th Yearly Digital 5K in-individual function kicks off from the Balanced West Orange Arts and Heritage Middle at 9 a.m. and continues to the Balanced West Orange Fresh new Start Zone at Speer Park. Sign up at bit.ly/3JO7aT3.
• The Orlando Youth Chamber Ensemble will carry out on the heart porch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
• Soul Haven Ranch will offer you horse-drawn carriage tours commencing on Petris Avenue outdoors the centre. Register at bit.ly/3X1QflF.
• Participate in a Record Harvest by bringing historic things relating to Oakland to be donated, loaned or scanned at the middle.
• The center’s art and heritage show will celebrate African American heritage in Florida and Oakland.


For a lot more details, visit oaklandfl.gov/999/Community-Gatherings.

The party is introduced by Orlando Health in partnership with Nutritious West Orange and the Oakland Nature Preserve.

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