The Institute for American Indian Studies in Washington will host its annual fundraising event, "Footsteps through Time: American Stories," Nov. 2 from 5 to 7 p.m.

The event is in recognition of National Native American Heritage Month in November.

Offerings will include music by Allan Madahbee and Mark Ingram, hors d'oeuvres by The Pantry, wines from Hopkins Vineyard, and silent and live auctions featuring auctioneer Bill Fairbairn.

Attendees may view the museum's exhibit, "Quinnetukut: Our Homeland, Our Story, which illustrates the 10,000-year-plus story of the first peoples of Connecticut," and talk with Native American educators, scholars and re-enactors.

Admission is $35 for individuals and $60 for couples.

For more information, call the 38 Curtis Road museum at 860-868-0518 by Oct. 26.