The Fort King National Historic Landmark is preparing to host Heritage Skills Day.
The event at the facility, located at 3925 E. Fort King St., will feature classes, workshops and demonstrations that will showcase folk crafts and provide traditional and historical practices used by early settlers.
Class and workshop topics include broom making, rag rugs, basketry, historic cooking and more. The cost per class varies, however, there is no admission fee into the park. Pre-registration for classes is open and strongly encouraged. To adhere to social distancing guidelines, class sizes will be limited. On-site registration will be available.
Live history demonstrations will be available throughout the day. In addition, the Fort King National Historic Landmark visitor center and archaeology center will be open on a limited basis. In accordance with current recommended health guidelines, only five visitors at a time will be allowed inside the visitor center or archaeology center. All guests must wear a face covering while inside both buildings and adhere to a physical distance of six feet apart.
For a complete list of events and additional information, visit www.fortkingocala.com/heritageskillsday, follow Fort King National historic Landmark on Facebook or call the City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department at (352) 368-5517.