Jefferson City, Mo., SEPT. 27, 2011 — Bring the entire family to enjoy the wonders of fall in the outdoors at the Family Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 8 at Weston Bend State Park near Weston. The festival, from 1 to 5 p.m., will be held on the grounds near the park’s open shelter. The event is free and open to the public.
Activities will include old-time blacksmithing, Dutch oven cooking, cider pressing, fall games, pumpkin decorating, nature crafts and activities. At 2 p.m., the World Bird Sanctuary will present a program with live raptors such as hawks and eagles.
Weston Bend State Park is located at 16600 Hwy. 45 North near Weston in Platte County. For more information, call the park office at 816- 640-5443 or call the Missouri Department of Natural Resources toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf) or visit mostateparks.com.