Friday, November 2, 2007
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Gwinnett Daily Post
What: Eighth annual Stone Mountain Park Indian Festival and Pow-Wow
When: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Where: The festival takes place at Stone Mountain Park, in the Antebellum Plantation and Farmyard. Stone Mountain Park is located off exit 8 on U.S. Highway 78 in Stone Mountain.
What's in it for adults: Catch authentic craft demonstrations and music, and sample campfire cooking. Guests can taste American Indian treats such as frybread, beans and roasted corn.
What's in it for kids: Kids will enjoy walking through the festival's living history tepee village. Children can watch demonstrations such as pottery making, primitive tool technology, fire starting, storytelling, hide scraping and flint napping.
Don't miss: Some of the nation's best American Indian dancers will compete for cash prizes during high-energy dance and drum competitions.
Things you might not know: Stop by the festival to check out talented entertainers including snake expert Okefenokee Joe, Cherokee flutist Tommy Wildcat and world champion hoop dancer Eddie Swimmer. Who knew there were world championships for hoop dancing?
Cost: Admission is included in the park's One Day All Attraction Pass, which costs $25 for adults and $19 for children. A parking permit, available for $8, is required for vehicle entry to the park.
Info: Call 770-498-5690 or visit www.stonemountainpark.com.