Hampton History Museum Family Day - Virginia Indians, Then & Now

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Hampton History Museum is back with another great line-up of FREE Family Fun for their Second Saturday Family Day! The theme this month is "Virginia Indians, Then & Now".

Description: Through hands-on activities, presentations and displays, learn more about the past and present lives Native Americans. Navajo Tribe member Edward Begay, Jr. will lead traditional braiding techniques with fabric. Bo Malcahy of Heritage Education will come dressed in Indian attire from the 1600s and bring examples of native dress, as well as lead a cave painting art activity. Museum volunteers will help you make your own wampum to take home with you.

These fun activities, and the information shared, will help prepare 4th and 5th grade students for their Standards of Learning (SOLs) testing on Virginia Indians.

Where: Hampton History Museum 120 Old Hampton Lane, Hampton, VA 23669

When: Saturday, January 9, 2016 from 11am-2pm

Cost: The 2nd Saturday Family Day activities are free and held in the museum’s Great Hall and courtyard. Admission to the exhibition galleries during this event is a separate charge of $3 each.

 

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