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Roasting Ears of Corn Festival

August 17 - August 18

The Museum of Indian Culture invites the public to its 39th Annual Roasting Ears of Corn Festival, Pennsylvania’s oldest Native American Indian Festival. Gates are open 10:00am–6:00pm, rain or shine. Grand Entrance is at noon. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and join a weekend of live Native American drumming, singing, and dancing. The festival includes activities for people of all ages, including a children’s hand-on activity area where they can learn to make Native American style crafts such as dreamcatchers, cornhusk dolls, and Navajo sand painting. Other activities include face painting, pony rides, life skills demonstrations including Atlatl and Tomahawk throwing, primitive fire making, flute-making, and Native Cooking demonstrations by Heart to Hearth. Vendors will offer hand-crafted items such as handmade Navajo and Zuni silver jewelry, Iroquois wampum jewelry and beadwork, Kachina dolls, pottery, leather clothing, moccasins and handbags, hand drums, soapstone carvings, dreamcatchers, and other crafts. American Indian cuisine of Frybread, buffalo burgers, buffalo stew, Indian Tacos, blueberry wajopi, corn soup, and, of course, fire-roasted corn. Visit museumofindianculture.org for more information.

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Start:
August 17
End:
August 18
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Museum of Indian Culture
2825 Fish Hatchery Road
Allentown, PA 18103 United States
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