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Amy Schlenker of Fairfax receives archery tips from naturalist Chris Kopsick during the Virginia Indian Festival on Sept. 8, 2012, at Riverbend Park in Great Falls. (Photo by Brian Trompeter)

The annual Virginia Native American Festival, sponsored by the Fairfax County Park Authority, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Riverbend Park in Great Falls.

Storytelling, live demonstrations and hands-on activities will highlight the tribute to eight American Indian tribes from Virginia. There also will be performances by the Rappahannock dancers and drummers, as well as a marketplace of Native American crafts, pottery and jewelry.

Admission is $8 in advance, $10 at the gate. For information and registration, see the Website at

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