Catawba Indian Festival
Explore the culture and history of the Catawba Indians, one of the Carolina’s earliest indigenous peoples. Listen to traditional stories, feel the beat of a drum circle, step inside a Bark House, and try your hand at primitive skills. Join us and members of the Catawba Nation for singing, dancing, hands-on activities, crafts and more!
Dances: 11 AM & 12 PM
Storytelling: 11:30 AM & 12 PM
Ongoing demonstrations: pottery making, basket weaving, beadwork, flintknapping, archeology, and more!
- Tickets can be purchased at the door on the day of the event
- $3 in addition to general museum admission
- Just $3 for Schiele Members
- Schiele Members can purchase tickets in advance by calling 704.866.6904
This project is made possible by funding from the North Carolina Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Any views expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the North Carolina Humanities Council.