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Celebrating Native American Heritage

Join us in celebrating our Native American heritage on Saturday, May 15th, 2021

Enjoy a buffet dinner and an evening of dance featuring Jim Sawgrass and his Native American dancers. Proceeds from this fundraiser event will be put towards constructing a new accessible bridge across a branch of the Apalachee River so that all visitors to the Homestead will be able to access the area.

You won’t want to miss this special event!

Buffet Dinner by Masters Table included in ticket price.

Saturday, May 15th 4:00-8:00

Adult tickets at $35.00 | Children (12 and Under) tickets at $20.00

Check or cash accepted via mail or in person prior to event. Contact dixie@harrishomestead.com for more information

Meet Jim Sawgrass
Jim Sawgrass is a native Floridian of Muscogee Creek (Mvskoke) descent and living historian of the southeastern tribes of Florida, Georgia, and Alabama. He became more involved with his Native American heritage by attending Pow Wows, Native festivals, and historical reenactments. He learned more about Native culture and history from many elders, outdoors-men, and reanactors he was surrounded by. He is also an Eagle Scout and applies his scouting skills to this day.

Sawgrass has been sharing his knowledge of the Southeastern Native American tribes for over 25 years. He served on the Florida Indian Council from 1991-1995. Sawgrass has been sharing his knowledge of the Southeastern Native American tribes for over 30 years.

In 1988, Sawgrass began presenting programs professionally on Native American history and started the “Deep Forest Historical Native American Programs.” Since then, he has performed at places like schools, Pow Wows, state and national parks, Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festivals and many other places around the U.S. He also been featured on many television networks such as History Channel, Travel Channel and Discovery Channel.

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Date

May 15, 2021

Time

04:00 PM - 08:00 PM EDT

Cost per Student

$20.00

Cost per Adult

$35.00

Religion

Secular

Type of Event

In-person

Event Topic

Entertainment|Festival|Geography|History|Music|Nature|Other

Days

Single

Age Range

All Ages

Pre-Registration

Required

How to Pre-Register
Tickets may be purchased online at https://whhbuildingabridgeforthefuturefundraiser.eventbrite.com or by contacting dixie@harrishomestead.com 770-2675844 Ticket Deadline May 10th

Parental Oversight

Choose to stay or drop-off

Venue

William Harris Homestead Museum and Education Center
3636 State Hwy 11
Monroe, GA 30656 United States
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Event Cost Per Adult (enter 0 for free events, leave blank for events which adults do not attend)
35.00
Age Range
All Ages, Pre-K, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16+
Event Topic
Entertainment, Festival, Geography, History, Music, Nature, Other
Religion
Secular
Pre-Registration
Required
How to Pre-Register (if applicable)
Tickets may be purchased online at https://whhbuildingabridgeforthefuturefundraiser.eventbrite.com or by contacting dixie@harrishomestead.com 770-2675844 Ticket Deadline May 10th
Parental Oversight
Choose to stay or drop-off
Terms Agreement
I agree
Type of Event
In-person
Summer Camp
No
Name of Person Entering Event
Dixie Hamilton
Email of Person Entering Event
dixie@harrishomestead.com