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Cherokee Heritage Festival

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

FREE

Enjoy traditional Cherokee dancing, cultural arts demonstrations, storytelling, frybread, singing and flute music during this free festival at the outdoor 17th century Cherokee Homestead Exhibit, one of five attractions along a 2-mile Cherokee History Trail in Hayesville.

Featured Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will include nationally recognized  storyteller and artist Davy Arch, the Oconaluftee Village dancers, and award winning dancers and artisans from Cherokee, North Carolina.

Children of all ages will enjoy craft activities, practicing blowgun techniques, and  a scavenger hunt with their families.  Adults will enjoy plant walks through Native Botanical Gardens, led by the Hiwassee River Watershed Coalition staff.  The adjacent Clay County “Old Jail” Museum will be open throughout the event.

Traditional dancing performed at 11:00, 12:00, 1:00 and 2:00; Hoop Dancing demonstration at  2:30; Native Plant walks at 11:30 and 1:30.

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Date:
September 21
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
FREE
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Website:
http://www.cccra-nc.org

Organizer

Clay County Communities Revitalization Assn
Phone:
(828) 415-1623
Email:
mountaincabin2@frontier.com
Website:
https://www.cccra-nc.org

Venue

Cherokee Homestead
805 Hwy 64 Business
Hayesville, NC 28904 United States
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Phone:
(828) 342-8878
Website:
http://www.cccra-nc.org/

We welcome submission of Western North Carolina events focused on our heritage themes of mountain music, crafts, foodways, outdoors and Cherokee culture. Please submit two weeks in advance.

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