Fort Ancient Celebration June 7-8


Fort Ancient Celebration June 7-8


The 18th Annual Ft Ancient Celebration will be held on June 7 (11am-7pm) and June 8 (12pm-6pm). For those who haven’t yet gone to this great event click on this link for a really nice introductory video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGlF60Wdo68
 
The weekend is chock full of activities that the whole family will enjoy!
 
Saturday June 7th, 11AM- 7PM
10:00 AM Gates Open
11:00 AM – Celebration officially begins
11:30 AM – Discussion of the Shawnee Language Lead By Morning Sun
12:00 PM – Childrens Songs and Womens Healing Songs Lead by Deb Tracy
12:30PM – Storytelling by Nancy Swartz
1:00PM – Flute Music by Ken Watson
1:30 PM – Gourd Dance (if Possible)
2:00 PM – Grand Entry for drums and dancers
5:00 PM – Flute Music by Douglas Blue Feather
5:30 PM – Storytelling by Tom Netz
6:00 PM – Silent Auction
6:30 PM – History of Fort Ancient by Jack Blosser
 
Special Demonstrations
11:00 AM Herb Discussion by Tom Netz (meet at Silent Auction tent)
1:30 and 4:00 PM Pottery Seminar with Gisela McDonald (far right side of the blue and white tent)
3:00 PM Dream Catcher Workshop (next to the limestone shelter house)
 
Sunday, June 8th, 2008
11:00 AM – Gates Open
12:00 Noon – Shawnee Language by Morning Sun
12:30 PM – Storytelling by Tom Netz
1:00 PM – Flute Music by Ken Watson
1:30 PM – Gourd Dance (If Possible)
2:00 PM – Grand Entry For Drums and Dancers
5:00 PM – Flute Music by Douglas Blue Feather
5:30 PM – Silent Auction
6:00 PM – Celebration ends
 
Special Demonstrations
12:00 – Herb Discussion with Tom Netz (meet next to the Silent Auction Tent)
1:30 and 4PM – Pottery Seminar with Gisela McDonald (far right side of blue and white tent) 3:00 PM – Dream Catcher Workshop with JoAn Hembree
 
Also through out the weekend
Demonstrations on flintknapping, pottery making and fingerweaving.
Children’s Activities including games, crafts, spear throwing and other educational activities.
 
Cost
$8.00 for adults
$4.00 for children
OR
Take advantage of a special 2 day pass
$12.00 for adults
$6.00 for children
 
For more information about the event contact
Jack Blosser
513-932-4421
800-283-8904
[email protected]

Posted May 6, 2008
Topics: Archaeology

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