CULTURAL SHOWCASE — Fort Stanwix National Monument will host a Cultural Showcase from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23. There will be presentations of traditional songs, dancing and fashion from places around the world such as Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia and the Oneida Indian Nation. (Sentinel file photo)

Fort Stanwix offers Cultural Showcase

Published Sep 19, 2017 at 4:00pm

On Saturday, Sept. 23, a Cultural Showcase will take place at Fort Stanwix National Monument, according to an announcement by Fort Stanwix staff.

Throughout the event, artists, performers and storytellers from various countries and backgrounds will share their cultures with the public. There will be presentations of traditional songs, dancing and fashion from places around the world such as Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia and the Oneida Indian Nation.

The free event will take place from 1 to 4 p.m.

“This is one of my favorite events,” said park Superintendent Frank Barrows.

“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 a ranger-guided Bicycle Tour, on Saturday, Sept. 30. 

For a complete schedule of park events as well as information on Fort Stanwix National Monument and its historical importance, to online to www.nps.gov/fost.

All park events are free and open to the public.