The Cherokee Heritage Center is treating guests to three days of fun-filled activities during the 62nd Annual Cherokee National Holiday this
"The Cherokee National Holiday weekend is one of the busiest, most fun times of the year here at the Cherokee Heritage Center," said Dr.
The Cherokee Heritage Center's free admission weekend offers guests the opportunity to visit the museum, the
In lieu of charging museum admission, Cherokee Heritage Center officials will accept donations at the entrance. Guests will receive a tote bag for a donation of
New this year is an entertainment stage that will feature various Cherokee gospel groups, storytellers and more Saturday and Sunday from
Guests can also enjoy the only all Native American arts and crafts fair presented during the Cherokee National Holiday, with more than 80 Native American vendors featuring original paintings, prints, jewelry, basketry, beadwork, traditional clothing, flutes, pottery and quilts, among many other items. There will be more than 10 food vendors, including food trucks.
As part of the Cherokee National Holiday weekend, there will be the Cherokee marbles finals and a blow gun competition that is open to all ages.
The First Families of the
Guided tours of Diligwa cost
The Cherokee Heritage Center sits on a 49-acre complex and is located at
The Cherokee Heritage Center is the premier cultural center for Cherokee tribal history, culture and the arts. For information on the 2014 season events, operating hours and programs, please contact the Cherokee Heritage Center at (888) 999-6007 or visit www.CherokeeHeritage.org. It can also be found on Facebook by searching "Cherokee Heritage Center."
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