OTHER EVENTS FESTIVALS & FAIRS
March 15, 2012
Our inaugural Heritage Conference helps us discover the common and distinct histories of North Orange County. The conference is a chance for historical societies, non-profit organizations, and museums from North Orange County to network and work better together. We hope to foster greater interest in regional history and to reconnect our vibrant local communities with the rich heritage of our county.
At an afternoon conference, members of Heritage groups from all over the region to participate in a planning session for a proposed regional event to cross-promote these agencies. The conference includes panel discussions on successful volunteers, members, and board recruitment techniques. At 5 PM a networking dinner will be provided to all groups.
At 6:30 PM groups will move out to their booths in our first Heritage Festival, providing history buffs of all ages a clear idea of the local history resources available in the community. There will be booths on historic homes, OC museums and parks, and genealogical associations. Entertainment features dances and music from our rancho past, food vendors, a kid’s area, and tours of the Muckenthaler.