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Upcoming Events in Sallisaw Oklahoma


April

19 - 20OK0315045e001 - Sallisaw Sequoyah County HCE Quilt Show - Our Quilt Show is one of the best around. It has become so successful we have moved it to the fairgrounds. We hope this will make it more accessible for everyone. ~ The Road to Oklahoma quilt pattern has been chosen for a second year, made by the quilters of the Sequoyah County HCE. Chances may be purchased from any HCE member for the amount of $2.00. The drawing will be held Saturday. This is a open quilt show to anyone that would like to enter. Entry forms can be picked up at the OSU Extention Office or by calling Teo Hair, 918-962-6223.

The ladies of the Sequoyah County HCE will host a tea room, Friday consisting of salad bar, drink and dessert for $5.00. Saturday dessert and drinks will be $2.00. All food items are provided by HCE members.

We welcome our two vendors back this year, Crooked Creek Quilters from Greenwood, AR and Central Sewing Center from Fort Smith, AR. This ladies provide many items for sale for the quilters attend our show, plus many ideas. Funds raised from the show will help provide an award banquet for the Sequoyah County 4-H, as well a scholarship for an outstanding Sequoyah County 4-H senior.

Friday 9-7 Saturday 9-3.

Address: Sequoyah County Fairgrounds , Sallisaw, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-775-4838 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: hcequiltshow@hotmail.com
Fee: Admission of $2.00 into the quilt show either day, will also register you into the drawing.

June

30 - 1 Diamond Daze Festival - 3 day event which includes full carnival, Nashville entertainment, car show, wiener dog races, steak cook-off, arts & crafts and food vendors.

Address: Sallisaw High School Complex , Sallisaw, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-775-2558 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 918-775-4021
Email: rakers@sallisawchamber.com
Web: www.sallisawchamber.com
Fee: Parking fee only

July

4 Freedom Fest - Sallisaw - Free fire truck rides, concessions and fireworks show at dusk. 7:00 PM.

Address: Football Stadium , Sallisaw, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-775-2558 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: Sallisawchamber@yahoo.com
Web: www.sallisawchamber.com/
Fee: Free

25 - 27OK0315045e002 - Sallisaw Sallisaw IPRA Rodeo - The Sallisaw Rodeo has been an annual event since 1944 and draws over 10,000 people to Green Country. Sponsored and operated by the Sallisaw Lion's Club and the Sallisaw Lion's Rodeo, Inc., the twelve event rodeo is IPRA sanctioned and attracts 175 to 200 participants showcasing some of the county's elite athletes in rodeo competition. Witness as talented cowboys and cowgirls compete for thousands of dollars in prize money in bareback bronc riding, saddle bronc riding, barrel racing, tie-down roping, steer wrestling and bull riding.

Thursday, Friday and Saturday, the rodeo has its permanent facility located on an 8 acre tract in the North section of Memorial Park.

Rodeo parade scheduled on Thursday at 5:30pm, as well as an evening dance featuring lively Western music on Friday at 8pm.

Enjoy watching the hilarious antics of the clowns. Professional announcers will also be on-hand to call every second of activity so make your way to Sallisaw and enjoy the excitement of rodeo action

Address: Rodeo Grounds , Sallisaw, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-774-5497 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.sallisawchamber.com
Fee: Admission: $5.00 Adults, $2.00 Children

September

31OK0315045e006 - Sallisaw Kerr Lake Bassnanza - The Sallisaw Chamber has sponsored Bassnanza for 9 years. Each year the Tournament grows in number of fishermen. The event is held on the Arkansas River/Kerr Lake area. Prize money of over $10,000 total is given to fishermen in 10 places with first place being $4,000. A Big Bass prize is also given to the largest single fish caught. The Tournament is managed by Extreme Fishing League of the Skeeter Trail Team. Bree Bassnanza logo t-shirts are given to entrants anong with a full, free hamburger meal at the weigh-in sight.

Address: Take off at Applegate Cove Marina , Sallisaw, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-775-2558 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: sallisawchamber@yahoo.com
Web: www.sallisawchamber.com
Fee: $150 Entry Fee per boat / $25 Big Bass entry per boat

December

7 Christmas Parade - The annual Christmas Parade is always held the 2nd Saturday of December at 6:00 p.m. Enjoy the parade and then visit Santa's Workshop for games and crafts for children 12 and under. The Sallisaw Chamber sponsors the Parade and gives cash prizes to float winners in 3 categories.

Address: Downtown , Sallisaw, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-775-2558 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: Sallisawchamber@yahoo.com
Web: www.sallisawchamber.com
Fee: Free

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Sequoyah

Sequoyah was born in the lower Appalachian region of Tennessee about 1770. His mother was a member of the "Paint Clan" of the Cherokee Nation and his non-Indian father, Nathaniel Gist, left the family when Sequoyah was very young. Sequoyah grew to manhood among his kinsmen, the Cherokees.

Sallisaw, OK Famous People

14 Flags Museum

14 Flags Museum is housed in the restored cabin, built in 1845, of Judge Franklin Faulkner, a pioneer lawyer of Sequoyah County. The museum contains early-day artifacts from this area. The entire museum complex includes a stretch of several log cabins with historical items on display.

Sallisaw, OK Museums

Missouri-Pacific Depot/Library

The renovated Missouri-Pacific Railroad Station houses Sallisaw's public library, the Stanley Tubbs Memorial Library. The exterior of the building remains true to the original structure built over 75 years ago. Current fiction, non-fiction, children'

Sallisaw, OK Railroad History

WPA High School

This 1940 WPA High School is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is now used as a community center as a memorial to Argayle Quesenbery.

Sallisaw, OK Historic Schoolhouses

Outdoor Mural

This nearly block-long mural illustrates historical events throughout Sequoyah County in a collage of 21 paintings.

Sallisaw, OK Arts

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