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2013 ANNUAL THANKSGIVING NATIVE AMERICAN FEAST
When the autumn leaves start to turn, and the crisp fall air is here, Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and it's time for Garvies Point Museum's THANKSGIVING NATIVE AMERICAN FEAST. This celebration of northeastern Native American culture has been held the weekend before Thanksgiving for more than 25 years. This year's event will take place Saturday and Sunday, November 23rd and 24th 2013 from 10am to 4pm.
sample native foods
use the atlatl
Native American Films
cooking at the fire
learn tool making
Hands-on activities during the weekend will be on-going. These will include pottery-making, primitive fire-building and on-site cooking (including our famous popcorn soup). Authentic Native American cuisine; artifacts and tool technology will be displayed. Face painting with natural pigments, and use of the atlatl will also be demonstrated. Movies celebrating Native American life will be shown throughout. Activities are appropriate for all ages.
Participants can also take this opportunity to view the museum's exhibition hall, which explores Long Island Native American culture and archeology, as well as New York State and Long Island geology.
Fee: $5.00 for everyone above age 5. Children under 5 years of age are free with parent.
Note: Rain or Shine.