State Indian Museum -- Acorn Day 2013 -- October 12, 2013
Park: State Indian Museum
What: Acorn Day 2013
Where: State Indian Museum; 2618 K Street in Sacramento
When: Saturday, October 12, 2013
Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. -- special event hours; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Museum hours
Cost: $5 per adult (18 and older), $4 per youth (ages 6 to 17), free for children 5 and under. Includes Museum admission.
For Info: 916-324-0971 or www.parks.ca.gov/indianmuseum
Get ready for the new autumn season by visiting the State Indian Museum during an educational and fun-filled "Acorn Day" that celebrates the acorn, a traditional dietary staple of California Indians. Part of the month-long ARTober effort that highlights the arts in Sacramento, guests to the State Indian Museum will enjoy learning about the time-honored tradition of preparing acorn for food and sampling traditional acorn mush and flat breads. Children can participate in Native games, enjoy hands-on arts & crafts, watch traditional acorn processing demonstrations, learn to carve soapstone, actively listen to "Reading Rug" storytelling and more! Additionally, basketry, beadwork, clothing, and exhibits about the ongoing traditions of various California Indian groups will be on display at the Museum. For more information about this event or other activities happening at the State Indian Museum, call 916-324-0971 or visit www.parks.ca.gov/indianmuseum.
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