VINITA, Okla. – Enjoy a day of traditional Cherokee art, music and more during the sixth annual Cherokee Day at Eastern Trails Museum on Saturday, Sept. 30.

The family-friendly event begins at 10 a.m. with opening remarks by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. and Deputy Speaker of the Council Victoria Vazquez.

Guests will enjoy live music from the Cherokee Adult Choir and interactive cultural demonstrations by Cherokee National Treasures Lisa Rutherford, Cathy Abercrombie, Betty Frogg, Jane Osti, Danny McCarter, Perry Van Buskirk and Kathy Van Buskirk.

Cherokee Day at Eastern Trails Museum began in 2016 at the suggestion of First Lady January Hoskin, a longtime supporter of the museum and local art and history projects.

The event includes cultural demonstrations in feather cape making, loom weaving, basketry, pottery, blowguns, and traditional weapons.

The Eastern Trails Museum is located at 215 W. Illinois Ave. in Vinita. For more information about the Eastern Trails Museum, visit

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