LEWISTOWN, IL – Dickson Mounds Museum is hosting the annual Winter Gathering on Saturday, January 27, 2018. Participants may enjoy storytelling, drum music, and traditional dancing from 1:00-4:00 p.m. A pipe ceremony honoring the ancestors will also be held outdoors in the afternoon. Vendors will be open with a variety of hand-made crafts and objects for purchase from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Lunch featuring traditional Native American fry bread will be available from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Admission is free; however, donations are appreciated. Registration is not required.
The Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds is located between Lewistown and Havana off Illinois Routes 78 and 97. The museum is open free to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day. Tours and special programs are available for groups with reservations. For more information call 309-547-3721 or TTY 217-782-9175. Also visit us on Facebook at Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds or online at the Dickson Mounds link on the Illinois State Museum website at www.illinoisstatemuseum.org.