Drums Along the Hudson: A Native American Festival and Shad Fest
Time: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
The 3rd Annual, FREE, family oriented, unique experinece, highlighting Native American traditions, values, history and contributions to New York. The event includes the performance of authentic Native American music and social, unity, and fancy dances, Native American craft demonstrations, storytelling, crafts and food vendors.
New this year, as the drum is the heartbeat of the earth, the festival will include a presentation of traditional dance and percussive music performances from around the world.
In dedication to the fish that once filled the Hudson River, we will celebrate SHAD FEST from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm with Shad Planking Demonstrations and Tasting. Learn how to cook this delicious fish for yourself. Urban Park Rangers and friends of the festival will have falconry demonstrations, nature themed games for the kids, and interpretive tours of the park.
Location: Inwood Hill Park, 218th Street and Indian Road. The park is reachable by the #1 train to 215th Street, the A train to 207th Street, and by car just north of the Dyckman Street, last exit on the Henry Hudson Parkway.
Sponsor(s): Lotus Music and Dance, New York City Parks and Recreation, and Hudson River Foundation
Contact: Leslie Plaisted | 212-627-1076 |
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