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Hayesville NC - Cherokee Heritage Festival

Cherokee Heritage Festival

Cherokee Heritage Festival 

Saturday, September 21, 2019
10 am – 3 pm

Cherokee Homestead Exhibit
805 Hwy 64 Business – adjacent to Old Jail Museum

Hayesville, North Carolina

No entrance fee

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
11:00, 12:00, 1:00 and 2:00

Hoop Dancing demonstration

Native Plant walks
11:30 and 1:30 

Free admission, parking and shuttle bus.

Donations welcome. 

For additional information:  828-389-6531

Sponsored by:  Clay County Communities Revitalization Association


Sandy Nicolette


September 21, 2019

Cost: Free



Cherokee Homestead Exhibit
805 Hwy 64 Business
Hayesville , NC 28904

Venue Page Weather Google Map and Directions

Contact: Curt Wheeler

Phone: 828-389-6531

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