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Enjoy Native American music at SunWatch's Flute & Art Festival

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Immerse yourself in Native American culture, traditions and music when you attend the SunWatch Indian Village /Archaelogical Park's annual Flute & Art Festival being held on Friday, August 15, Saturday, August 16 and Sunday, August 17 in Dayton, Ohio.

SunWatch Flute & Art Festival Offering visitors the chance to experience Native American heritage and music, the SunWatch Flute & Art Festival will feature non-stop musical performances from flutists from throughout the region including award-winning Douglas Blue Feather, Painted Raven, Heart Wind, Steve Emerick, Steve Rushingwind and Joseph Whitefeather among others.

The Festival will also include a Drum Circle on Saturday at 7:45 p.m., a MV Flute Circle on Sunday at 11 a.m. and a Flute Makers Showcase on Sunday at 10:15 a.m.

In addition, visitors will be able to sample Native American foods like bison burgers, corn and Indian tacos.

There will be arts & crafts vendors on the scenic grounds offering merchandise for sale and guests will be able to view some exquisitely crafted flutes.

A Bit About SunWatch Indian Village /Archaeological Park A 13th century American Indian Village situated on The Great Miami River near Dayton, SunWatch is home to a planned, stockaded settlement from the Fort Ancient period that was excavated between 1871-1988. Visitors can see a film about its history and view artifacts from the era.

Hours for the SunWatch Flute & Art Festival are 4 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $8 for adults (17-59), $5 for seniors (60 +) and $5 for children (6-16). Children 5 and under are free. Parking is free.

For more information about the SunWatch Flute & Art Festival call 937-268-8199 or get online at www.sunwatch.org.

The SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park is located at 2301 West River Rd. in Dayton, Ohio. Dayton is 211 miles from Cleveland and it is approximately a 3 hour, 20 minute drive from Cleveland.

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