Marine Corps Birthday Celebration Tickets Available
The 239th U.S. Marine Corps Birthday celebration will be at the
Burney Veterans’ Hall at 6:30 p.m., Monday, November 10.
The guest speaker will be Frank Wallace, a former Mrarine and
author of “Kennedy’s General”, the story of the uncommon courage
of Four Star General and 22nd Commandant of the Marine Corps,
General David Shoup.
Shoup earned the Congressional Medal of Honor during the battle
of Tarawa during WWII and was chosen as the Marine Commandant by
President Eisenhower in 1959.
The author, Frank Wallace, had almost a lifetime fascination
with The Marines, Tarawa, and General Shoup.
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Heritage Day is Coming
crafts come alive during Heritage Day 2014 at McArthur- Burney
Falls State Park Sunday, October 12 from noon to 4:00 p.m.
Enjoy the Pioneer lifestyle, an era before internet and smart
phones. For the mature crowd, it’s an opportunity to remember
stories told by ancestors. For all, it is a hands-on experience
with teachers dressed in period costumes.
Among the items participants can make are candles, doll-making
using native materials and hand pressed apple cider with free
cider for all.
Additional exhibits include branding cedar rounds,
blacksmithing, rope-making, calligraphy, shave and curl, shingle
making, two-man saw bucking, spinning, and bead-making. Adults
can participate in a tomahawk and knife throw.
Musical entertainment by the ever popular Ol’ Time Fiddlers.
Food and drinks are available for purchase from Burney Lions
Park admission is an $8 vehicle fee but all exhibits are free.
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