La Fiesta En El Parque 2012
Contact: Steve Theus, 229-824-4104 ex. 42
Contact: Gabe Laster, 229-824-4104 ex. 41
Enjoy authentic food, festive music, traditional dances, arts and crafts, and a children's carnival as part of "La Fiesta En El Parque" 2012. The festival is scheduled for October 6 at Jimmy Carter National Historic Site in Plains, GA from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There will be non-stop entertainment taking place on stage at Jimmy Carter National Historic Site's main visitor center Plains High School. Havana Son and other local groups will be performing traditional Mexican music and other Latin rhythms like salsa, son, boleros, cumbia and meringue.
For additional information, contact Steve Theus at 229-824-4104 ex 42. You can also visit our Web site, www.nps.gov/jica.
Did You Know?
Jimmy Carter was the first president to be born in a hospital. He was born in the Wise Sanitarium in Plains, Georgia. The former hospital is now the Lillian G. Carter Nursing Center named after his mother who worked there as a registered nurse.