American Indian Heritage Day at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum on Saturday

October 30, 2014

JPP_IndianOn Saturday, November 1, 2014, Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum in St. Leonard, will celebrate American Indian Heritage Day with a FREE event being held in their recreated Eastern Woodland Indian Village.

The event will run from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm and will have entertainment and activities for the whole family. Enjoy hands on craft activities, archery, storytelling, and traditional American Indian music and dance performed by the Piscataway Conoy Drum Circle and Dancers. On display will be informational exhibits and artifacts, as well as demonstrations of essential life skills, such as fire-making and flintknapping, the making of stone tools.

Vendors will be on hand selling a variety of merchandise from educational toys and literature to handmade native crafts. Food and beverage will also be available for purchase. This event celebrates and honors the contributions American Indians have made, and continue to make, to the social and cultural fabric of our nation.

Event will be held rain or shine.

The Piscataway Conoy Drum Circle and Dancers, members of Maryland’s first recognized American Indian Tribe, will be performing on American Indian Heritage Day, November 1, at Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum in St. Leonard.

For more information, visit www.jefpat.org or call 410-586-8501.