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Cranberry Day Celebration + Live Performance with Many Nations

Oct 7, 2018 - Oct 7, 2018 | 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
10 Children's Way
Pittsburgh, Pa 15222

Cranberry Day is one of the many and most important thanksgiving celebrations for the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe; it gives the community a chance to give thanks to the creator for this fruit that has always helped the tribe survive. The celebration, traditionally observed on the second Tuesday of October, includes a grand harvest of the wild cranberry bogs, music, dancing, storytelling and of course a potluck feast with dishes that feature the most recent cranberry yield.

Experiment with using blended cranberries that are full of medicinal properties to create your own bath fizz or sugar scrub to ignite your senses in the Garage, 11:00am- 1:00pm.

Taste the flavor of this delightful fruit with a very special Cranberry Day Potluck themed Fresh Picks in the café, 12:00pm-1:00pm. Brought to you in part by Eat'n Park Hospitality Group.

 

Join Many Nations Singers in the Art Studio. They will share some of the stories and social dances that people would see at many native gatherings and powwows across the US.

Show Times:

1:00 - 1:30 pm
2:00 - 2:30 pm
Many Nations Singers is a Native American drum group of families representing some of the diverse nations of this land, including Seneca, Cherokee, Aztec, Tuscarora, Lumbee, Kiowa Apache, Ute, and Seminole tribes. They share and celebrate Native American culture through song, stories, and danci

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