36th Annual Thunderbird Pow-Wow

The Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Pow-Wow is the longest-running American Indian Pow-Wow
The Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Pow-Wow is the longest-running American Indian Pow-Wow

The 36th annual Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Pow-Wow will be held at the Queens County Farm Museum from Friday, July 25 through Sunday, July 27. It is the longest-running American Indian Pow-Wow and will feature three days of inter-tribal Native American Dance Competitions.

Chanting, drumming and dancing are part of the entertainment you can expect at the pow-wow.
Chanting, drumming and dancing are part of the entertainment you can expect at the pow-wow.

 

More than 40 Indian nations will be represented. Chanting, drumming and brilliantly-colored, finely-detailed regalia will provide stimulating entertainment for people of all ages. All dance competitions and performances will be narrated for your appreciation of the rich tradition and culture that is being shared. American Indian art and craft vendors will offer a unique array of times for shoppers. Several artists, jewelry designers and crafts people will sell one-of-a-kind items. There will also be vendors selling moderately-priced American Indian themed merchandise. American Indian food booths will feature items like fry bread and Navajo tacos. There will also be non-Indian food vendors on site. Visitors to the pow-wow will be able to enjoy the beautiful grounds of the Farm Museum, take hayrides for $3 per person, tour the historic Adriance Farmhouse and purchase farm fresh produce.

The Queens County Farm Museum is where the 36th Annual Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Pow-Wow is being held.
The Queens County Farm Museum is where the 36th Annual Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Pow-Wow is being held.

The Queens County Farm Museum is located on 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy. in Floral Park.

Hours are as follows:
Friday: Gates open 6 p.m.
Performance time: 7-10 p.m.

Saturday: Gates open 10 a.m.
Performance times: noon-5 p.m.; 7-10 p.m.

Sunday: Gates open 10 a.m.
Performance time: noon-5 p.m.

Admission:
Adults-$10 (adult all-weekend pass $15)
Children-$5 (age 12 and under) (child’s all-weekend pass $7)

For more information, please call 718-347-3276 or visit www.queensfarm.org

 

 

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In addition to being editor of Massapequa Observer and Hicksville News, Dave Gil de Rubio is a regular contributor to Long Island Weekly, specializing in music and sports features. He has won several awards for writing from Press Club of Long Island (PCLI).

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