TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Cherokee Nation hosts several events in the month of October including College and Career Night, a 5K run, finger weaving classes and more. See all Cherokee Nation calendar items below.

October 3

Elderberry syrup workshop at the Cherokee Nation Vinita Health Center. Melissa Lewis will be conducting a class in preparing the syrup as well as educating participants on use of elderberry. For more information contact Amy Devore at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or 918-256-4800 ext. 4875. Must email or call to pre-register.

Ancient Cherokee Days at the Cherokee Heritage Center. Step into the past and experience life in a Cherokee village. Located at 21192 S. Keeler Dr., Park Hill. For more information visit www.cherokeeheritage.org or contact Tonia Weavel at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

October 4

Ancient Cherokee Days at the Cherokee Heritage Center. Step into the past and experience life in a Cherokee village. Located at 21192 S. Keeler Dr., Park Hill. For more information visit www.cherokeeheritage.org or contact Tonia Weavel at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

October 5

The Cherokee National Prison Museum in Tahlequah will host a moccasin beadwork class from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $45 and materials will be supplied to allow participants to add custom beadwork to their own pair of pucker-toe moccasins. Attendees should bring their pucker-toe moccasins and a sack lunch. Must register by 4 p.m. Oct. 3 to participate. To register, visit http://cherokeegiftshop.com/bead-your-own-moccasins-october-5th-2019.

October 8

Cherokee Nation College and Career Night, 5:30-8 p.m. at Craig County Fairgrounds and Community Center, 915 Apperson Road, Vinita. Presentations over FAFSA, Cherokee Nation Programs and many college and career representatives present. Refreshments and door prizes. For more information, contact Chris Stilwell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Chrissy Marsh at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Angel Project will be taking applications for children from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the EMS Conference Room at 22114 S. Bald Hill Road in Tahlequah. For more information, contact Misty Blunt at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 918-458-6900.

October 9

The Angel Project will be taking applications for children from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the EMS Conference Room at 22114 S. Bald Hill Road in Tahlequah. For more information, contact Misty Blunt at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 918-458-6900.

October 8 – November 14

Community Walking/Running Group will meet at 6 p.m. in Muldrow City Park in Muldrow every Tuesday and Thursday. Join community members and encourage better health for one another in this free group. All are welcome. For more information contact Mary Owl at 918-774-1400 ext. 1560, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

October 12

Hornet Run 5K and Fun Run in North Park, Vinita. The Fun Run starts at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K begins at 9 a.m. There is a $15 entry fee for the Fun Run and $20 entry fee for the 5K. For more information contact Amy Devore at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or 918-256-4800 ext. 4875.

Cherokee Art Market at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tulsa, open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Sequoyah Convention Center. Admission is $5 per person and children under 12 are free. For more information, visit www.cherokeeartmarket.com.

October 13

Cherokee Art Market at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tulsa, open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Sequoyah Convention Center. Admission is $5 per person and children under 12 are free. For more information, visit www.cherokeeartmarket.com.

October 14

Indigenous People’s Day

October 17

Veterans and Widows of Veterans Bingo from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Cherokee Nation Veterans Center in Tahlequah. Come join the fun with other veterans for a couple rounds of bingo. For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call at 918-772-4166.

October 19

Nowata Halloween BOO-YAH! 5K and Fun Run. The Fun Run begins at 8:45 a.m. and the 5K begins at 9:15 a.m. Located at 433 N. Mississippi St., Nowata. There is a $15 entry fee for the Fun Run and $20 for the 5K. For more information contact Amy Devore at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or 918-256-4800 ext. 4875.

Finger Weaving Class from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cherokee Heritage Center in Park Hill. Learn how to make different crafts from this traditional art. Cost $40. For more information visit www.cherokeeheritage.org or contact Tonia Weavel at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

October 21 – November 1

Community Flu Clinic at W.W. Hastings Hospital. Free flu vaccine for anyone 3 years and older. The clinic will be open 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the W.W. Hastings Hospital main entrance. For more information, visit health.cherokee.org/community-flu-clinics or contact Randi Duncan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

October 22

Cherokee Nation College and Career Night, 5:30-8 p.m. at Cherokee Casino Tahlequah Chota Center, 3307 Seven Clans Ave., Tahlequah. Presentations over FAFSA, Cherokee Nation Programs and many college and career representatives present. Refreshments and door prizes. For more information, contact Chris Stilwell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Chrissy Marsh at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Angel Project will be taking applications for children from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the EMS Conference Room at 22114 S. Bald Hill Road in Tahlequah. For more information, contact Misty Blunt at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 918-458-6900.

October 23

Battle of Horseshoe Bend Monument Ceremony, 1 p.m. at the Cherokee Heritage Center in Park Hill. For more information, visit www.cherokeeheritage.org or contact Charles Gourd at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Angel Project will be taking applications for children from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the EMS Conference Room at 22114 S. Bald Hill Road in Tahlequah. For more information, contact Misty Blunt at October 24

Cherokee Nation OBI Blood Drive in the Tsa-La-Gi Community Room, 17793 US-62, Tahlequah, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Open to the public.

Breast Cancer Awareness Walk at the Redbird Smith Health Center, Sallisaw, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Open to the public. For more information contact Mary Owl at 918-774-1400 ext. 1560, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Dress Pink Day at the Redbird Smith Health Center, Sallisaw. Most pink worn will receive a prize and door prizes will be done throughout the day for all who enter wearing pink. For more information contact Mary Owl at 918-774-1400 ext. 1560, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Angel Project will be taking applications for children from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the EMS Conference Room at 22114 S. Bald Hill Road in Tahlequah. For more information, contact Misty Blunt at October 26

Cherokee Facts & Snacks-Cemetery Headstone Preservation, 12-1 p.m. at the Cherokee Heritage Center, Park Hill. Cost is $20 per person. Snacks provided. For more information, visit www.cherokeeheritage.org or contact Gene Norris at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

October 31

Community Trick or Treating at the Cherokee Heritage Center in Park Hill from 2-4 p.m. Bring your kids and your baskets ready for candy. For more information, visit www.cherokeeheritage.org or contact Barbara Girty at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..