Black Bear Casino Resort in Carlton will observe Native American Heritage Month in November with traditional crafts, free concerts and Native American-inspired food in the buffet, Sage Deli and Seven Fires Steakhouse.

The observance will honor Native American history and educate the broader public about the heritage of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. The activities will begin with an opening ceremony and invocation in the Hotel Lobby at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1. This event is open to the public.

All activities will take place near the Otter Creek Event Center. Admission is free.

Black Bear’s observance will include three free concert events in the Otter Creek Event Center:

Nov. 1 – Sean Sherman presents "The Sioux Chef;"

Nov. 15 – "Chiefs of Comedy:" JR Redwater, Jon Roberts and Gilbert Brown;

Nov. 29 – Brulé Native American heritage display will be featured focusing on the tribe’s traditional ways. This will include a wigwam display. Native American arts and crafts will be available for purchase every event each day from 6-9 p.m.