Fort Stanwix National Monument to host Cultural Showcase

Published Sep 14, 2018 at 4:00pm

A Cultural Showcase will take place at Fort Stanwix National Monument Saturday, Sept. 22.

Throughout the event, artists, performers and storytellers from various countries and backgrounds will share their culture with the public. There will be presentations of traditional songs, dancing, and fashion from places around the world such as  Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia, the Oneida Indian Nation, and many more distant locales. This free event will take place from 1-4 p.m. and is free.

“This is one of my favorite events,” said Park Ranger William Sawyer. “It’s a great way for our newest park community members to be able to learn about park history while contributing to its future story. I hope everyone has the opportunity to enjoy this unique and colorful event.”

The showcase is being presented in conjunction with the Midtown Utica Community Center. The next event taking place at Fort Stanwix National Monument is, the PACT: First Friday Museum Collection Tours on Friday, Oct. 4. A full schedule of park events can be found on www.nps.gov/fost. More information about PACT can be found at www.pactrome.org.

All park events are free.

Fort Stanwix National Monument is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission to the park is free. For more information about upcoming events, call the park at 315-338-7730.