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Primitive Skills and Native American Festivals/Events

Stryker Primitives post about local events and festivals throughout Florida.


12th Annual Primitive Arts Festival: Ochlockonee River State Park, Fl.
Feb
22
to Feb 24

12th Annual Primitive Arts Festival: Ochlockonee River State Park, Fl.

  • Ochlockonee River State Park (map)
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Join us for our 12th annual Stone Age & Primitive Art Festival. Gather keen insight into how early man lived and worked. Participate in demonstrations of flint knapping, the art of projectile point fashioning; along with deer hide brain tanning, bone, wood, and antler carving. www.knapfest.com 

Contact

Kristin Ebersol, Park Manager

Phone: (850) 962-2771

Email: Kristin.Ebersol@dep.state.fl.us

 

 

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SILVER RIVER KNAP-IN: STONE TOOL MAKING & PREHISTORIC ARTS FESTIVAL
Feb
15
to Feb 17

SILVER RIVER KNAP-IN: STONE TOOL MAKING & PREHISTORIC ARTS FESTIVAL

  • Silver Springs State Park (map)
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FEBRUARY 15-17, 2019 (9 AM – 4 PM)
SILVER SPRINGS STATE PARK, OCALA, FLORIDA
Don’t miss the ninth annual Silver River Knap-In at the beautiful Silver Springs State Park. Expert flint knappers (people who make stone tools such as spear points and knives), archaeologists, potters, hide tanners, bow makers, dugout canoe carvers and other specialists in prehistoric skills will gather from across the U.S. to demonstrate their crafts.
This unique event includes displays of ancient Native American artifacts from Florida as well as archery, tomahawk and atlatl spear throwing activities each day. Presentations by archaeologists exploring the Pre-history of Florida will take place on both Saturday and Sunday. Vendors also offer unique crafts, reproduction stone tools, raw stone, knapping tools and food for sale.
Visitors can also visit the Silver River Museum, hike or bike the trails of the state park, or canoe and kayak on the pristine Silver River. $5.00 Event admission per person (kids five and under admitted free). Free state park entry and parking.
All proceeds help support educational programs at the Silver River Museum.
For more information, call (352) 236-5401 or visit our website
at www.SilverRiverMuseum.com for more information.

For more information, call (352) 236-5401 or visit our website
at www.SilverRiverMuseum.com for more information.

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Native Rhythms Festival 2018
Nov
9
to Nov 11

Native Rhythms Festival 2018

  • Wickham Park - Melbourne, Florida (map)
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As stated on the Native Rhythms Festival Website, "The Indian River Flute Circle and Native Heritage Gathering, Inc. proudly present the tenth annual gathering of the Native Rhythms Festival. This three day festival during Native American Heritage Month honors the culture of the indigenous peoples of the Americas through music, and especially the music of the Native American Flute." 

 

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