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Sawah Drum Festival

June 4 @ 3:00 PM - June 6 @ 11:00 AM

Welcome to Yahaya Kamate and Friends!!! 

Please note this is a special weekend! We will be entertaining our regular camping guests and guests paying an additional fee to participate in drum-specific activities. 

*Activities included in your regular camping stay are as follows*

Friday, June 4th

  • 7:30pm – 9:00pm – West African Dance w/ Yahaya @ Pavilion
  • 9pm – 11pm – Drum Circle @ Beach Bonfire

Saturday, June 5th

  • 9am – 11am – Archery @ M Field
  • 10am – Yoga @ Garden of Gratitude
  • 12pm – 2pm – Crafts @ Lawn
  • 3pm – 5pm – Musical Sling Shooting @ M Field
  • 6pm – Scavenger Bingo @ Playground
  • 8:15pm – 10:15pm – Master Class Drum and Dance w/ Yahaya & Ismael @ Pavilion

Sunday, June 6th

  • 10am – Sunday Stroll Photoshoot Hike @ R Path

*Check back before your stay for any changes.

*There are additional activities available with the purchase of a Pass*

*Those staying with The Great Divide Campground will receive 50% off of the Sawah admission*

Activity List for those customers paying for entrance to the Sawah Drum Festival listed below: 

Download the schedule pdf here!

  • Friday 1 Day:
    • Adult 16+ $80
    • Child 9-15 $30
    • Kids Under 8 FREE
  • Saturday 1 Day:
    • Adult 16+ $130
    • Child 9-15 $80
    • Kids Under 8 FREE
  • Sunday 1 Day:
    • Adult 16+ $80
    • Child 9-15 $30
    • Kids Under 8 FREE
  • 2 Day Package:
    • Adult 16+ $205
    • Child 9-15 $105
    • Kids Under 8 FREE
  • 3 Day Package:
    • Adult 16+ $280
    • Child 9-15 $155
    • Kids Under 8 FREE

Friday, June 4th

  • 4:00pm – 6pm
    • Drum Repair with Vado @ Pavilion
  • 6:30pm – 7:30pm
    • Djembe Drumming Class w/ Vado @ Pavilion
  • 7:30pm-9:00pm
    • West African Dance with Yahaya @ Pavillion 
  • 9:00pm-11:00
    • Drum Circle @ Beach Bonfire

Saturday, June 5th

  • 8:30am – 9:30am
    • Yoga w/ Lindsay Klein Hyrnio @ Lawn
  • 10pm – 12pm
    • Djembe Class w/ Bolokada @ Tent 2
    • Dun Dun Class w/ Vado @ Pavilion
    • Guinea Dance Class w/ Ismael @ Lower Barn
  • 12pm – 2pm
    • Lunch Break
  • 2pm – 4pm
    • Djembe Class w/ Bolokada @ Pavilion
    • West African Dance w/ Yahaya @ Lower Barn
    • African Art Painting w/ Ron @ Tent 1
  • 4pm – 6pm
    • Dinner Break
  • 6pm – 8pm 
    • Dun Dun Class w/ Vado @ Pavilion
    • Sabar Dance w/ Babacar @ Lower Barn
    • Balafon Class w/ Famoro @ Tent 1
  • 8:15pm-10:15pm
    • Master Class Drum and Dance with Yahaya, Adama & Ismael @ Pavillion

Sunday, June 6th

  • 9am – 11am 
    • Dun Dun w/ Adama @ Pavilion
    • West African Dance w/ Yahaya @ Lower Barn
    • Balafon w/ Famoro @ Tent 1
  • 11am – 1pm
    • Lunch Break
  • 1pm – 3pm
    • Djembe w/ Yahaya @ Pavilion
  • 3pm – 4pm 
    • Closing Celebration w/ Yahaya & Famoro @ Pavilion

Details

Start:
June 4 @ 3:00 PM
End:
June 6 @ 11:00 AM