Embracing a wide array of events, the City of Litchfield Park, AZ throws a weekend celebration of Native American arts and culture. Featuring over 125 Native American artists selling their works direct to the public, the weekend will also host live demonstrations by master artists, hands-on activities for children in a special children's pavilion where kids can create crafts and learn the techniques and traditions of the Native Americans, as well as hear storytelling from National Humanities award-winning Native American children's author, Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve. An informative seminar with cooperation of the Heard Museum and featured performances by musician and hoop dancer Tony Duncan guitarist Gabriel Ayala, national champion hoop dancer Montee Sinqua and the Yellow Bird Indian Dancers are all part of the fun-filled weekend.
Visit historic Litchfield Park - home of the landmark Wigwam Resort - and stroll amid an collections of traditional and contemporary artworks including Kachina carvings, painting, pottery, sculptures, hand-crafted jewelry and more. Tempting your diet resolutions, traditional Native American foods, as well as standard festival fare, will be served throughout the event.
$5 Daily Admission/Under 12 Free
ADDED SPECIAL EVENT: January 25, 2013Â Panel Discussion on Native American Art with the support of the Heard Museum and Artists Reception. Details www.Litchfield-park.org