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Tuesday, 23 December 2008 19:25

Cracker Country at Florida State Fair Grounds Come, Relax and Discover the Past

Written by  Denise Shreaves
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TAMPA, FL. - December 19, 2008.  We all know that this time of year brings much joy and excitement, but it can be a bit hectic too.  For a relaxing end to the holiday season, "Discover the Past" at Cracker Country and take a tranquil stroll back in time on Saturday, January 3, 2009 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Experience the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of Florida in 1898 at our "Discover the Past" event.  Relive rural Florida history through a variety of hands-on experiences including spinning and weaving, butter making, toys and games, and corn shuck doll making.  You can also learn about the art of making cane syrup and help make a rope along with much more.  Admission is $6, children ages six to 12 years old and senior citizens enter for $5, and kids five and under are admitted free.

Another feature for this month's "Discover the Past" event is the all new Picture Pass program.  Get your photograph taken by the Cracker Country photographer and thirty minutes later view your photos at the Picture Pass Store.  For just $2 you can take home a 4"x6" photograph to remind you of your Cracker Country experience.

Parking is free for this event when visitors enter the Florida State Fairgrounds via the Orient Road entrance. Reservations are not required for this event. For more information, visit online or call 813-627-4225 on Monday through Friday during business hours from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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