Performances include rock n’ roll, blues, jazz, gospel and country, and are staged near local eateries, shopping, and downtown water features with room to dance along.
Entertainment Schedule: TBD Spend the long weekend with the boys: rainbow, brook, golden, and brown.
This show will have food, memorabilia, and automobile parts vendors and will be hosted with music by a professional DJ for lots of old-fashioned fun. to 4 p.m., the Museum of the Cherokee Indian offers a family-friendly fun day of free cultural activities including traditional dancing, storytelling, cultural arts demonstrations, genealogy workshops, hands-on craft workshops and more.
Admission is per person and free for children 10 and younger. Traditional food is available on-site, weather permitting.
The course is perfect for seasoned runners, first-timers, and walkers. Registration is available online at Run or in person from a.m. Prior to April 30, entry fees are per person and for children 12 and younger and ages 59 or above. Enjoy a vintage car show at the Cherokee Indian Fair Grounds featuring hundreds of restored and enhanced vintage cars.
On Saturday, April 7, the course will be marked and is open for practice. Activities are sponsored by the Museum, the North Carolina Arts Council, and the Cherokee Preservation Foundation.
There will be a pre-event race party in the evening. Regular prices apply to food and to admission to Museum exhibits.
Monthly Themes January 13 - Unolvtani (Windy Moon) February 10 - Kagali (Hungry Moon) March 10 - Anvyi (Strawberry Moon) April 21 - Kuwoni (Flower Moon) May 12 - Anisgvti (Planting Moon) June 9 - Dehaluyi (Green Corn Moon and Cherokee Voices Festival) July 14 - Guyegwoni (Corn in Tassel Moon) August 11 - Galoni (End of Fruit Moon) September 8 - Dulisdini (Nut Moon) October 13 - Duninvdi (Harvest Moon) November 10 - Nvdadegwa (Hunter Moon) December 8 - Vsgiyi (Snow Moon) We cordially invite you to the Cherokee Welcome Center on May 19-20, where we’ll be saying sgi, or "thank you" with Cherokee craftspeople, face painting, traditional dancing, clogging, authentic storytelling, a cornhole tournament, and music. There will be a sampler platter and an Indian dinner plate as your meal options.
The purchase of food and crafts may be made with cash only; there are no ATMs onsite. In the event of rain, the event location will be moved to the Cherokee Indian Fair Grounds. Delicious Cherokee food will be available, made by and benefiting members of NAIWA.