Winter Solstice Celebration

Dec 16 2017
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Dec 17 2017
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Address:
Mission San Luis
2100 W Tennessee St
Tallahassee, FL
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Admission Fee:

$5

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Arts & Culture Entertainment History & Heritage Live Music Local Community Outdoors & Nature
Winter Solstice Celebration
Description:

SAVE THE DATES - December 16-17!

Saturday, December 16 (10 am - 8 pm)
Sunday December 17 (10 am - 4 pm)

Join Tallahassee's only National Historic Landmark / Florida's Apalachee-Spanish Living History Museum Museum for two days of Southeastern Native American dancing, music, crafts, cultural demonstrations, and storytelling. Also enjoy living history reenactments, celestial viewing with scopes, drum circles, archery, and more!  

• Music: 
Headliner - NAMMY Winner Joy Harjo (Dec. 16 – evening; Dec. 17 - afternoon)
Painted Raven
Deer Clan Singers
Rita Youngman (Dec. 16 – two performances; Dec. 17 – one performance)

• Dances: 
Warriors of AniKituhwa – Historic Cherokee War and Social Dances
Mississippi Band of Choctaw – Choctaw Social Dances and Cultural Demos

• Storytelling in the Apalachee Council House ((a spectacular reconstruction of the largest historic period native building found by archaeologist in the Southeast) 
• Stickball Game Performances
• Native American Craft Vendors
• Daytime Sky Viewing and Nighttime Stargazing (with powerful scopes!)
• Activities and Crafts for Kids
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Adults - $5.00
Seniors (65 and over) - $3.00
Children (6 -17) - $2.00
Children under 6 - Free
Active Duty Military - Free with ID
Friends Members - Free

More info to come on this expanded & reimagined event!
See pix of previous year's events at https://www.flickr.com/photos/37224609@N05/sets/72157662221477425

For more information, go to https://www.facebook.com/events/144771056054291/.