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40th Annual Roasting Ears of Corn Festival
August 21 @ 10:00 am - August 22 @ 6:00 pm
Celebrating 40 years, the Museum of Indian Culture’s annual Roasting Ears of Corn Festival will be held August 21 and 22, 2021 on the grounds of the Museum in the Little Lehigh Parkway. Gates are open to the Public 10 am – 6 pm. Grand Entrance is at 12 noon.
This year’s event will feature Native American Drumming by Youngblood Singers and Medicine Horse Singers, Traditional Aztec Dancing by the Salinas Family from Mexico city, and Native Nations Dance Theater.
Vendors will offer a wide array of products like Sweetgrass, T-shirts, Handcrafted Zuni and Navajo silver jewelry, Wampum jewelry, Beadwork, Kachina Dolls, Pottery, Leathergoods and so much more! We will also offer cultural lifeways demonstrations like Lenape Cooking, Flute making, and Basketry. You can also try your hand at tomahawk throwing!
We didn’t forget the kids, in fact our Children’s Area includes activities to create Native American inspired crafts like “wampum” bracelets, Sand Art, Totem Poles. And just around the corner…..Pony Rides!
No Native American festival would be complete without food….specifically frybread and Indian Tacos. Thanks to Robyn Tone-Pah-Hote, Kiowa Nation, we will have both…yum! Additional foods for sale will include Buffalo Burgers, Hamburger, Hotdogs, Corn Soup, and of course……fire roasted corn!
This year, the American Indian Collectors Association of the Northeast (IACANE) will host their Native American Artifact Show at our Roasting Ears of Corn Festival. This show will feature thousands of artifacts from across North America. Experienced collectors will be available to answer questions and identify your artifacts.
Admission is $10 Adults; $5 Seniors (62+); $5 ages 8 – 17′ Free ages 7 and under
No Pets, service animals only
Please no canopies