Senior Fall Fest will focus on Miami culture

The annual Senior Fall Fest at Salamonie Lake will be Sept. 9-11, with a focus this year on Miami Indian culture in Indiana.

Senior Fall Fest will kick off Monday, Sept. 9, at noon with the Senior Monday Luncheon at the interpretive center.

Advance registration is required.

Participants should bring a prepared dish to share, table service, drink and a $1 donation for the provided main dish.

A presentation by the vice chief of the Miami Nation of Indiana will follow.

Senior Fall Fest will include more than a dozen programs, including presentations on Miami language and culture and hands-on craft sessions on beading, finger weaving and flint napping.

Salamonie is taking registrations by phone for programs with limited seating. Some programs also will have a materials fee.

For complete program information, visit dnr.IN. gov/uwis and click on "Miami Indians: The Tradition Continues."

A book reading at 7 p.m. on Wednesday by Helen Frost, author of the young adult novel "SALT: A Story of Friendship in a Time of War," will conclude the fest.
All ages are welcome this year.

To register for the Senior Monday Luncheon or limited-seating programs, call 468-2127.

There will be a program fee for standard entrance fee. 
Camping reservations can be made at Camp.IN.gov or 866-622-6746.