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"Strawberry Thanksgiving" - at The Tomaquag Museum

  • Tomaquag Museum 390 Summit Road Exeter, RI, 02822 United States (map)

Come make your own corn husk doll or friendship bracelets at our craft table (for a nominal fee) or at purchase Native American art, jewelry, weaving at the newly expanded museum Gift Shop or Native vendor stands.  Learn about a few traditional uses of indigenous plants at our education table with Cassius Spears, Jr.  Take a self-guided tour of the museum, and interact with our educators and learn from our archivist during the special archival presentation.  Try your hand at our ring and pin competition and you may even win a prize! Be sure to arrive early for our opening ceremony led by Narragansett Elder Dawn Dove at 10:30am and followed by the legend of Strawberry Thanksgivingby Paulla Jennings, nationally known storyteller, as we give thanks for the gift of the strawberry.  Bring a friend and join us for this fun family gathering!