Friday, November 7, 2014

USK Houston upcoming Nov. 15 sketch crawl

We will meet Sat. Nov. 15 at the Native American Pow Wow Championship at Traders Village in west Houston. The Pow Wow has colorful tribal dance contests, an arts & crafts show, tipis, honoring ceremonies, drum circles, singing and much more. Free event, parking $3. There are food vendors on site. Maps and info:
Meeting point: the Tipi Village at 10:30, if you arrive later we'll meet up again at 11:30 before the Grand Entry. Lunch break at 1:15. I am not sure where the Native Am food booth is but meet there at 1:15, it will be in the Pow Wow area. See the map, Traders Village covers a large area.  From the Eldridge Entrance go to the far side

to find the PowWow it will be at the outdoor arena.
Go to our Urban Sketchers Texas Facebook page and let us know if you will be joining us. 
More info:
All dance competitions will take place from 12:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.  Special morning entertainment, featuring Terry Tsotigh playing his flute and harmonica, will start at 11:30 a.m. each day with Grand Entry at 12:00 noon.

Artists, craftsmen and traders from all over the country will showcase their wares and talents at the arts & crafts show and sale under the giant Expo. The arts & crafts sale will be open from 10:00 a.m. to sundown each day.  

The Indian food booth will serve authentic Native American foods all weekend long. Everyone, spectators and competitors alike, can enjoy authentic Native American fry bread, Indian tacos and more. Visitors are invited to enjoy a true-to-life experience of days gone by as they wander through the tipi village which provides a close-up look at life with this age-old form of portable shelter.

1 comment:

  1. So far the weather forecast looks clear tomorrow morning - so we'll be meeting at the Pow Wow.