Explore Strawberries, Quahogs At Wampanoag Museum

The Mashpee Wampanoag Museum continues its schedule of activities this month at the museum at 414 Main Street. The museum is open each Tuesday through Saturday from 10 AM to 4 PM, and can be reached at 508-477-9339. Museum programs and events are free of charge to Mashpee tribal members.

Strawberry Thanksgiving

June 21, 10 AM to 4 PM—Celebrate and give thanks to the season’s first fruit. The day will be filled with food and craft vendors, traditional cooking demonstrations, cornhusk doll-making, native games, and singing and dancing. Call the museum for the day’s schedule of activities.

All Things Quahogs

June 28, 1 to 3 PM—Come and learn about this versatile hard shell clam and why we love it so much! Sample a cup of paqahâakee sâpâheek, make a rattle made from the shell. Wampanoag traditional artist Darrel Wixon demonstrates wampum making with a handcrafted pump drill; participants can try drilling a hole in a piece of wampum.

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