Celebrate Winter at Ganondagan, Seneca Style!

Native American Winter Games & Sports, Family Fun week, film screening, Valentine's Brunch & more

Free for Members!

February 21-24, 10 am-4 pm 
Bring your kids for an
unforgettable experience during our
F amily Fun Week . Each day is different, so come for one or all four days!   

Join interactive Iroquois Social Dancing and Hoop Dancing workshops, make-and-take Native American
crafts, view  traditional demonstrations and exhibits at  the Seneca Art & Culture Center, and watch The  Iroquois Creation Story  animated/live action film. All free with museum admission.

The wonderful folks at Joe Bean (1344 University Ave., Rochester) are partnering with our Iroquois White Corn Project for a scrumptious, one-of-a-kind 3 Sisters' Valentine's Day brunch on Sun., Feb. 12. They will be featuring our corn and highlighting many other delicious local foods.
Seatings are at 10 am and 1 pm. Click here for details and to purchase tickets.


March 23:
Friends of Ganondagan
fundraiser at Rio Tomatlan restaurant in Canandaigua. 
This will feature a delicious, 4-course, Iroquois White Corn pairing dinner. Time is 5:30 pm; $60/person, plus a silent auction. Stay tuned for more details!

Festival Shoppers
July 22-23: 
Native American Dance & Music Festival


Events Calendar
11, Seneca Art & Culture Center reopens for the season
12, Iroquois White Corn  Brunch at Joe Bean
16, Winter Hike on Ganondagan Trails, 1 pm
21,  Prescribed Burn meeting, 7-8 pm, SACC*
21-24, February Family Fun Week, 10 am-4 pm
25, Native American Winter Games & Sports, 10 am- 4 pm
26, Film screening "Neither Wolf Nor Dog," 2-5 pm, SACC*
3, Friends of Ganondagan Fundraiser at Rio Tomatlan
18, Tree identification program, 10 am-2 pm
*Seneca Art & Culture Center is located at 7000 County Road 41 (Boughton Hill Road).

Our E-news is a great way to keep up with all our  programming and events.  Please forward this to anyone interested in who we are and what we do. 

Saturday, Feb. 25, 10 am-4 pm

Free & Open to the Public
Join us to celebrate our 14th annual Native American Winter Games & Sports , fun for every age! Back by popular demand-
snowboat racing plus snowsnake, traditional storytelling in the Bark Longhouse, snow shoeing, demonstrations of dog sledding,
maple sugaring and traditional arts, children's crafts, and Native
American food for purchase! Events take place with or without snow. Cost is free; suggested donation is $10/family. Enjoy complimentary admission to the Seneca Art & Culture Center as our gift to you!

Event Volunteers Needed! 
Please email: volunteer@ganondagan.org or call (585) 742-1690.


Sunday, February 26, 2-5 pm
  Seneca Art &  Culture Center  

Apercu Coaching  is presenting this film at our 
Seneca Art & Culture Center as a fundraiser for the Standing Rock Water Protectors in North Dakota.

Cost is $10 per person at the door or  online here

Your membership in Friends of Ganondagan directly helps support our events, workshops, lectures, films and programming that increases understanding and respect for Haudenosaunee values, traditions and contemporary life. Membership brings you :
  • Return of free admission to our signature Native American Dance & Music Festival
  • Unlimited year-round access to the Seneca Art & Culture Center
  • Unlimited seasonal admission to the Seneca Bark Longhouse
  • Member pricing on programs and events
  • 10% discount at the Ganondagan Gift Shop
Please join now or renew your membership today . Membership also is a wonderful and meaningful gift for a birthday or anniversary. Thank you!


We count on our wonderful volunteers to help our programs run! Don't forget, we still need volunteers for the Feb. 25 Winter Games. Please email: volunteer@
ganondagan.org with your availability.

Also, make sure you log in to track your hours! The volunteer timesheet is here.  Email completed timesheets to jeanette@ ganondagan.org or print it out and mail to Friends of Ganondagan, PO Box 113, Victor, NY 14564. We will be having a volunteer recognition day in April and want to make sure you are counted!