33rd Annual Roasting Ears of Corn Festival - August 17th & 18th, 2013
Mikmaq Hoop Dancer Matthew White Eagle Clair
The Museum of Indian Culture, 2825 Fish Hatchery Road, Allentown, PA 18103, invites the public to its 33rd Annual Roasting Ears of Corn Festival, Pennsylvania’s oldest Native American Indian Festival, on Saturday & Sunday August 17th and 18th, 2013 rain or shine. Gates open 10:00 am until 6:00 pm rain or shine. Grand Entrance is at 12:00 noon. Admission: $7 adults, $5 children 8-17 and seniors over 62, FREE for children under 8.
Live music and dance performances include “Silver Cloud Singers” (Southern Drum), "White Buffalo Singers" (Northern Drum), Aztec Fire Dancing by the Salinas Family from Mexico City, Matthew White Eagle Clair—Mikmaq hoop dancer, and American Indian dancers, singers and performers from Canada, New York (Oneida), and throughout North America.
The festival includes: a children’s hand-on activity area, lifeskills demonstrations, Native Cooking demonstrations by Heart to Hearth and artifact displays.
Vendors will offer hand-crafted items such as handmade silver and beaded jewelry, Kachina dolls, pottery, leather clothing, soap stone carvings, Indian trade silver and other crafts. American Indian cuisine of Fry bread prepared by Joy TonePahHote (Kiowa), buffalo burgers, buffalo stew, Indian Tacos, corn soup and more will be available.
For more information, please contact Pat Rivera at 610-797-2121 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.