Cherokee Nation calendar of events for July

July 1, 2019

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TAHLEQUAH, Okla. - Cherokee Nation hosts several events in the month of July including Stories on the Square and the 2019 Traditional Native Games. See all Cherokee Nation calendar items below.

July 3

10 a.m. to Noon – Cultural Tourism presents its “Stories on the Square” event series at the Cherokee National Peace Pavilion, located at 177 S. Water Ave. in Tahlequah. For more information, visit www.visitcherokeenation.com or call 877-779-6977.

9 p.m. – Cherokee Casino Tahlequah hosts a free Independence Day Fireworks display on the casino grounds in Tahlequah.

July 4

Cherokee Nation’s W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex, satellite offices and health centers will be closed for Independence Day. Cherokee Nation W.W. Hastings Hospital urgent care and emergency department as well as other Cherokee Nation emergency services will remain open.

July 10

10 a.m. to Noon – Cultural Tourism presents its “Stories on the Square” event series at the Cherokee National Peace Pavilion, located at 177 S. Water Ave. in Tahlequah. For more information, visit www.visitcherokeenation.com or call 877-779-6977.

July 12

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism hosts the “Ownership Regained, Legacy Preserved” exhibit at the Cherokee National Prison Museum, located at 124 E. Choctaw St. in Tahlequah. This exhibit shows how after years of neglect, these buildings are shining examples of Cherokee perseverance. The Cherokee National Prison Museum is closed on Sunday and Monday. For more information, call 877-779-6977 or www.visitcherokeenation.com.

July 13

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a moccasin making class at the Cherokee National Prison Museum, located at 124 E. Choctaw St. in Tahlequah. The class is $35 and includes all of the materials you will need to make a pair of pucker-toe moccasins for yourself and someone special. Class size is limited to 15 people and a sack lunch is encouraged since classes will run through lunch. For more information or to reserve your spot visit www.CherokeeGiftShop.com or call 877-779-6977.

July 15

6 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Tribal Council meeting at the W.W. Keeler Complex, 17675 S. Muskogee Ave., Tahlequah. For the agenda, visit http://legislative.cherokee.org.

July 17

10 a.m. to Noon– Cultural Tourism presents its “Stories on the Square” event series at the Cherokee National Peace Pavilion, located at 177 S. Water Ave. in Tahlequah. For more information, visit www.visitcherokeenation.com or call 877-779-6977.

July 18

10 to 11 a.m. – Cherokee Nation ONE FIRE hosts Cherokee Nation ONE FIRE- Charles L. Head Day Butterfly Release at the Cherokee Nation Heirloom Gardens, located beside the Cherokee Nation Election Commission in Tahlequah. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

July 20

7 p.m. – Cherokee Nation is a sponsor for the Tulsa Drillers vs. Midland Rockhounds game at Drillers Stadium, located at 201 N. Elgin in Tulsa. Cherokee Nation Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden will throw out the first pitch and Tribal Councilor Canaan Duncan will lead the crowd in singing “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” during the seventh inning stretch. Various Cherokee Nation departments will also be on-hand with information booths at the game. For more information, call 918-453-5000.

July 24

10 a.m. to Noon– Cultural Tourism presents its “Stories on the Square” event series at the Cherokee National Peace Pavilion, located at 177 S. Water Ave. in Tahlequah. For more information, visit www.visitcherokeenation.com or call 877-779-6977.

July 27

10 a.m.– Cherokee Nation hosts the 2019 Traditional Native Games at Locust Grove High School, located at 421 N. Broadway in Locust Grove. The public is invited to come watch or compete in traditional games, including cornstalk shoots, horseshoes and more. For more information, call Bayly Wright at 918-822-2427.

July 31

10 a.m. to Noon – Cultural Tourism presents its “Stories on the Square” event series at the Cherokee National Peace Pavilion, located at 177 S. Water Ave. in Tahlequah. For more information, visit www.visitcherokeenation.com or call 877-779-6977.