Event Passport!

Every world traveler needs a passport! The passport is your guide to exploring the various performances, activities, and workshops this weekend has to offer!

Live!

Music
and
Song

Dance
and
Movement

Stories
and
More

My Healthy
Kids

Learning
Together

Discovery Zone

Did you Know?

Music at an early age is not only fun but is an important part of learning and growing. Singing and clapping together can help us build verbal skills, promote cooperation, and give us confidence as we grow!

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Did you Know?

An orchestra is a big group of musicians who play music together. Each type of instrument is grouped together into different families. The instrument families are strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion. Played together they can make beautiful music called symphonies!

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Did you Know?

Stories and places come alive through Ori Tahiti. Drummers represent sounds of the sea, wind, and trees and provide a beat for dancers. Before there was a written language, dancers told stories of legends, heroes, and lessons learned through their movement.

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Did you Know?

In Native stories, we find legends, history, maps, poems, food and traveling. These tales are often told by elders to youth and share family history and culture. Some are owned by particular families, like owning a book—handed down generation to generation.

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Did you Know?

A tortilla, "small cake", is a flat bread used in Mexican cuisine that is normally made out of maize (corn). Tortillas date back thousands of years, and were made of native maize. It was the main food of the Aztecs who lived in Mesoamerica.

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Did you Know?

It’s never too early to talk about race with your children. Experts recommend naming and taking action against racism with kids as early and as often as possible, as kids can demonstrate racial bias as early as 3 years old.

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You don’t need expensive supplies to be an artist, you can use almost anything! Upcycling is the process of taking waste and transforming it into something new. Lint from your dryer, paper from the recycle, or even a potato can be used to create a masterpiece!

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Sparking curiosity is serious fun! GIVE TODAY to support cultural youth and family programs. Suggested Donation: $20 per family. DONATE

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Crankies in the Neighborhood with the Crankie Factory

The Crankie Factory

After seeing the crankies of Anna and Elizabeth and Katherine Fahey in 2011, I had found something I had been looking for - a way to combine the folkart images I love with the fiddle tunes I play. When I saw the crankies I knew THIS WAS IT! I jumped in with both feet and it has been my passion ever since. I have performed and presented in the US, Canada and abroad. I love sharing the magic of crankies. 

As part of our virtual programming, we encourage audience members to donate directly to artists, or organizations of the artist choosing. Please direct donations for the Crankie Factory to Northwest Folklife

Scheduled performance time: available starting Saturday, October 24 - 11:00am | Category: Stories & More

http://www.thecrankiefactory.com/

Welcome to From Home to Home: Seattle Children’s Festival

We’re so glad you’re here! Here are some tips on how to make the most of your adventure:

  1. 1. Explore the full livestream schedule and anytime videos
  2. 2. Mark your progress in the online passport (and then be entered to win a prize!)
  3. 3. Donate today to support the Future of Folklife! Suggested Donation: $20
  4. 4. Have fun!

Thank you for being a part of Our Big Neighborhood!