Festival Fever: Iroquois Cultural Festival @ Fenimore Art Museum, 5/26-27/12

The Iroquois Cultural Festival @ Fenimore Art Museum, 5/26-27/12

The Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown is hosting the Iroquois Cultural Festival this weekend in conjunction with its current exhibition, “To Great Acclaim.”

The festival will run from 10am-5pm on Saturday and Sunday (May 26 & 27), featuring artisans, story tellers, singers, dancers, interpreters and talks, including performances by the Haudenosaunee Singers & Dancers, as well as storytellers Perry Ground and Kay Olan.

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Capping off Saturday’s festival celebration will be a concert by Grammy Award-winner (and 13-time Native American Music Award-winner) Joanne Shenandoah, who will perform at 7pm at the Louis C. Jones Center of the Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown. Priced at $20, tix for the concert are general admission.

Admission to the rest of the Iroqouis Cultural Festival is free with museum admission ($12; seniors $10.50; children 12 and under free).

ADDITIONAL UPCOMING FESTIVALS FOR 2012:

GottaGetGon @ Saratoga County Fairgrounds, Ballston Spa, 5/25-27/12
StrangeCreek Campout @ Camp Kee-Wanee, Greenfield, 5/25-28/12
Mountain Jam @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, 5/31-6/1/12
Art on Lark @ Lark Street, Albany, 6/9/12, FREE
The Old Songs Festival @ Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont, 6/22-24/12
Friehofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, 6/30-7/1/12
CountryFest @ the Times Union Center, Albany, 7/7/12
Scream It Like You Mean It @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park, 7/8/12
Shockwave Festival @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park, 7/20/12
Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, 7/31/12
SAWFest Music Festival @ Salem Art Works, Salem, 8/18/12
FreshGrass Bluegrass Festival @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 9/21-23/12

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