Pasco — Editor's note: This corrects the mistake in Friday's Atomictown edition about admission to the park. It is free for this event.
Heritage Days at Sacajawea Park on Saturday
The annual Heritage Days festival is Saturday, Sept. 29, at Sacjawea State Park in Pasco. Event features reenactment demonstrations including a Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery camp, mountain man camps, a working steam engine and museum presentations.
The Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery arrival by dugout canoe is at 11:45 a.m.
"The arrival of the corps is my favorite part of the event, seeing those dugout canoes on the water again is just really fun," Park Ranger Reade Obern said in a press release.
Also new this year is the Native American drumming and singing by Carl Sampson of the Walla Walla tribe and Alan Cliff of the Cayuse-Sioux tribe. They will be giving presentations during the day with a stage presentation at 2 p.m.
Old-time music is at 1 p.m. and mountain storytelling is at 1:30 p.m. on the stage.
Visitors can also learn about local Native American culture history of the Umatilla, Wanapum and Yakama nations.
Hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29.
Admission to the park and the event is free. There are no Discover Pass fees charged.
The park is at 2503 Sacajawea Park Road, Pasco. Directions from Pasco: Drive east on Highway 12 toward Walla Walla. Take a right on Tank Farm Road and continue across railroad tracks. The park is at the end of the road.