2016 Pioneer Day is Nov. 12 at Rocky Bayou State Park


Experience a day of authentic pioneer activities at the 2016 Pioneer Day, to be held Saturday, November 12, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park in Niceville.

Pioneer Day 2016 will feature more than 30 exhibits and hand-on crafts projects at the park. Family activities will include candle-dipping, rag doll making, basket-weaving, butter churning, shingle making and campfire cooking demonstration.

Displays will also include early folk toys, and a 19th century chuck wagon. Speakers will talk about the turpentine industry that flourished in our area back in the day.

Vintage music will be played on flutes, banjos and harmonicas.

Park admission fees will be waived and donations will be accepted at the CSO tent in support of this events and park improvements.  Please leave all furry friends at home

Pioneer Day at Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park is sponsored by Friends of the Emerald Coast State Parks. Inc


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