Green Corn Festival - Philipsburg Manor

Date: 09/05/11
Hours: 10am-5pm
Ages: All
Price: $12; $10 seniors; $6 children 5-17; free children 5 and younger
381 North Broadway - 914-631-8200
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591

Description: A celebration of the Hudson Valley's Native American heritage, green corn festivals, also known as harvest celebrations, marked a time to enjoy a great feast, give thanks, sing chants, dance, and to name children born since the mid-winter festival. There will be participatory presentations of traditional Native American song and dance, games, open-hearth cooking demonstrations, hands-on activities, and child friendly crafts including corn-husk doll making. Picnic fare will be available. Purchase in advance online using the promo code MAIZE.