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Highfield Hall & Gardens, in coordination with the members of the Wampanoag Tribal Nations and the Rotary Club of Falmouth, is thrilled to present a Wampanoag Cultural Celebration Day, outdoors and under the tent, on the Highfield grounds!
With Massachusetts’ and the Cape’s deep history with indigenous people, Highfield is partnering with members of the Wampanoag Education committee, and Rotary of Falmouth to present a fun and educational day-long festival to celebrate and raise awareness of the culture and history of local tribes whose ancestral lands include Cape Cod, the Islands, and reach to Marshfield and the Blue Hills.
This family friendly day will include hands-on activities such as corn husk dolls, clay beads, and quahog shell rattles; traditional games, dance, storytelling, and tastes of Native American food. There will also be vendors from the Wampanoag Trading Post as well as other crafts/vendors from the tribe.
– This event will take place on the lawn & tent at HH&G
– Tickets are $10 per adult, children are free.
– Registration is required.
Register online today or give us a call at 508-495-1878, ext.
The vendor tables will include, Morningstar Herbals, Wampanoag Garden Club, Wampanoag Trading Post, Wampanoag Rabbit Clan, Wampanoag Rabbit Clan Mother, and additional Wampanoag Jewelry.
The food samplings will include traditional fare such as Massasoit Venison Stew, Traditional Wampanoag Fresh Quahog Chowder and Native Garden Potato, Squash and Onion Sauté. A sampling of drinks will be included, but visitors are encouraged to bring water should it become a hot day.
For planning purposes, please see the schedule of activities below:
– 12:00 – 2:00 Traditional Wampanoag food sampling
– 1:00 – 3:00 Games & activity tables
– 3:00 – 4:00 Interactive dance
This event sponsored in part by the Cape Cod 5 Foundation and the Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod Charitable Foundation Trust.