“Stories on the Square” returns in July

July 1, 2019

Woody Hensen presents during Stories on the Square. The program begins at 10 a.m. every Wednesday in July.Woody Hensen presents during Stories on the Square. The program begins at 10 a.m. every Wednesday in July.

Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism hosting storytelling series at Cherokee National Peace Pavilion

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. - Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism is offering free, family-friendly storytelling events on Wednesdays in July. The two-hour program is hosted in the Cherokee National Peace Pavilion starting at 10 a.m.

Each week, Stories on the Square concludes with a different hands-on activity or craft. The make-and-take activity schedule is below:

• July 3 – Painting garden rocks

• July 10 – Paper plate masks

• July 17 – “Root-runner” basket weaving

• July 24 – Mini gourd masks

• July 31 – Soapstone pendants

The Cherokee National Peace Pavilion is located at 177 S. Water Ave. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be moved to the Cherokee National Prison Museum, located at 124 E. Choctaw St.

Attendees will receive free admission to the Cherokee National Supreme Court Museum, Cherokee National Prison Museum, John Ross Museum and Sequoyah’s Cabin Museum following the program.

For information on Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism, including museum operations, please call (877) 779-6977 or visit www.VisitCherokeeNation.com.