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Harvest Moon & Naturefest

Join us for a day of fun and excitement, exhibitions, demonstrations, talks, stories, games, and foods! It's our 25th-Annual Harvest Moon and NatureFest to be held on Sunday, September 23rd from 10AM to 4PM.

Scheduled Events:

10:30 to 11:30 Raptor Rapture with Kevin Wall of the NH


1:00 to 2:00 pm  Storytelling by Debra Ballou

2:00 - 3:00pm Wildlife Encounters-showing of many animals

around the world



Atlatl Throwing-Robert Goodby with Frank Pierce Anthropology Club

Medicine Woods Walks with Karen Tuininga

Ash-Log & Pounding Tools with Linda Hartman

Flint Knapping with George Leduc

Encampment with Chris Bullock

Twined Baskets by Julia Marden

Canoe Burning by Gary Young

Dreamcatchers Demonstrations by Lenny Novak

Basket Making Demonstrations by Katie Devoid

A Wigwam will be built from the ground up.

Children's Tent: Lynn Murphy with Abenaki Word Scavenger Hunt

                       And Sue Cannella with Loom Beading

Demonstrations with Rawhide by Jan Hibbard

Kids Activities Tent by Nature Discovery Center


All Day Native Foods prepared by MKIM Trustees and Staff will be available for purchase

Turkey Wild Rice Soup

Vegetable Chili

Pueblo Pecan Crescents

Hidatsa Bison Stew

Corn Bread

Cherokee Blueberry Honey Cake

Apple Cider





Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum and the Nature Discovery Center will have free tours with paid Harvest Moon admission.

Admission Fees:

General Admission Adults $10

Students (6 to 12) $5.00

     Under 6  Free

Members: $5

Family: $30

FREE for Native Americans


***Guest Passes ARE NOT redeemable for special events***