2018 Roasting Ears of Corn Festival
Don’t miss the 38th Annual Roasting Ears of Corn Festival on August 18-19, 2018 at the Museum of Indian Culture in Allentown, Pennslyvania. The Museum invites the public to Pennsylvania’s oldest Native American Indian Festival. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and join us for a weekend of American Indian drumming, singing, dancing, food, and more. See Native American cooking and flintknapping demonstrations, artifact displays, a Plains Indian tipi, and mountain man fur trade encampments. Experience throwing a tomahawk or using an atlatl (spear thrower). Peruse the marketplace for Native American jewelry, fine art, and clothing.
Roasting Ears of Corn Festival
Savor Native American cuisine like buffalo burgers, Indian Tacos, Frybread, Corn Soup, Buffalo Stew and of course fire roasted corn. There is plenty to do with the kids at our children’s craft area, from making sand art pictures to weaving dreamcatchers, painting the festival mural or getting faces painted.
Gates open 10:00 am until 6:00 pm rain or shine
Grand Entrance is at 12:00 noon
$5 Youth 8-17 and Seniors over 62
FREE for Children under 8 and with membership card
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Host Drum: “Youngblood Singers” from Shinnecock Indian Nation, NY
Guest Drum: “Black Bull Moose Singers” from Anishnawbek Nation
Aztec Dancing: Salinas Family from Mexico City
Champion Hoop Dancer: Katrina Fisher—Cree
Master of Ceremonies: David White Buffalo of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe
Head Man: Patrick Brooks (Tuscarora)
Head Woman: Emelie Jeffries (Occaneechi-Saponi)
Recording & Performing Artist: Bill Miller, Mohican
Iroquois Social Dancing: Onyoa’a:ka Dancers and Singers
Native American Cooking and Craft Demonstrations
Atlatl and Tomahawk Throwing
Tipi Display / Primitive Lifeways / Artifact Display
Native American Foods / Jewelry & Craft Vendors
Children’s Craft & Activity Area
Vendors will offer hand-crafted items such as handmade Navajo and Zuni silver jewelry, Iroquois wampum jewelry and bead work, Kachina dolls, pottery, leather clothing, moccasins and handbags, hand drums, soap stone carvings, dreamcatchers and other crafts. American Indian cuisine of Frybread, buffalo burgers, buffalo stew, Indian Tacos, blueberry wajopi, corn soup and more will be available.
Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next Roasting Ears of Corn Festival at the Museum of Indian Culture in Allentown, Pennslyvania.
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