Date: Saturday, January 26, 2013, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Dickson Mounds Museum will be hosting a traditional Native American Winter Gathering on Saturday, January 26, 2013 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. The Second Annual Winter Gathering will celebrate, honor, and remember the gifts of our ancestors. The event will feature a variety of activities and demonstrations, including storytelling, music, group games and dances, and crafts. Native American vendors will open with morning activities beginning at 10:00 am. Lunch will be available at the Museum between noon and 2:00 pm followed by drum music marking the opening of the afternoon activities. Participants will journey to Dorothy’s Grove to honor and remember ancestors and view a special pipe ceremony.
10:00 a.m. Morning Activities Begin and Vendors Open
12:00 p.m. Lunch Available at the Museum
2:00 p.m. Afternoon Activities Begin - Honoring and Remembering Ancestors and Pipe Ceremony (indoors and outdoors)
4:00 p.m. Vendors Close
The event is open to the public and admission is free. There will be activities for all ages. Visitors are welcome to bring their own flute to participate in flute circles throughout the day.