Ft 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 – Children’s Songs and Women’s 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

And 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
jblosser@ohiohistory.org
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