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Upcoming Events in Tahlequah Oklahoma


February

11 Mardi - Quah - The fun-filled weekend of Mardi "Quah" starts with a kids carnival and traditional midway games, pancake breakfast, arts & craft booths, family style parade, and "crawfish boil" Saturday night. Sat 7am-midnight. Handicap Accessible.

Address: Downtown , Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-456-3742 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: tour@tourtahlequah.com

11 Arrington-Mcspadden All Indian Rodeo - Address: Ryan Dirteater Arena Tahlequah OK , Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-652-5387 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: martinmoby73@hotmail.com

March

23 - 24 Indian Territory Days - Indian Territory Days presents a living classroom of Cherokee history and culture of the 1800's. Set in historic Adams-Corner Rural Village, Indian Territory Days fuses activities, games and living history into a thought provoking learning experience that show school-aged students how one might live in the late 1800s. Thu-Fri 9am-5pm. Handicap Accessible. Tour Bus Parking.

Address: Cherokee Heritage Center, 21192 S. Keeler Drive - Park Hill , Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Ph: 888-999-6007 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: education@cherokeeheritage.org
Web: www.CherokeeHeritage.org
Fee: $8.50 Adults; $5 for children to attend all events and attractions at the Center

May

27 - 17 Trail of Tears Art Show and Sale - One of the most prestigious annual art shows in the country. This show is open to all artists. April 21 to May 20, 2012. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

Address: Cherokee Heritage Center, 21192 S. Keeler Drive - Park Hill , Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-456-6007 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.CherokeeHeritage.org

28 - 29 Smallmouth Rendezvous and Fly Tying Extravaganza - This event is a gathering of fly fishers and tiers from across the country. Activities include fly tying demonstrations, vendors, free fly tying, fly casting lessons and fly fishing seminars. 9:00 am to 4:00 pm daily

Address: First Baptist Church, 221 S. Commercial Road , Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-931-1053 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: moss@tahlequah.k12.ok.us
Web: www.okieflyfishers.org
Fee: Free

June

20 1850s Lawn Social at the Murrell Home - See re-enactors depict life in the 1800s at Oklahoma's only remaining Ante-Bellum home.

Address: George Murrell Home - 3 miles south of Tahlequah on US Highway 62, then south 1/10 mile on State Highway 82, then 1 mile east on Murrell Road. , Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-456-2751 (Always call and confirm events)

27 Cherokee Games: Cornstalk and Blowgun Shoot - Come watch the Cherokee sport of cornstalk shooting with traditional bows and blowguns. Competition with cash prizes. Sat 10am. Handicap Accessible.

Address: Cherokee Heritage Center , Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Ph: 888-999-6007 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: education@cherokeeheritage.org
Web: www.cherokeeheritage.org
Fee: Free admission to the games.

16 - 17 Hillbilly Hoedown - Two-days of old fashioned fun including fiddling contests, dunk tanks, unique vendors of arts, crafts, BBQ cookoff, and specialty country hoedown games. Fri-Sat 10am-6pm.
Handicap Accessible.

Address: Courthouse Square , Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-456-3742 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: tour@tourtahlequah.com
Fee: Free

August

19 - 27 Cherokee Homecoming Art Show & Sale - The Cherokee Homecoming Art Show & Sale is an annual competitive art show, featuring visual arts, textiles, pottery, basketry, beadwork, jewelry and traditional arts. Entry is limited to registered members of Cherokee Nation, United Keetoowah Band, and Eastern Band of Cherokees. 9am-5pm.

The show will hang in the rotating galleries August 23 through September 21.

Address: Cherokee Heritage Center , Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-456-6007 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@cherokeeheritage.org
Web: www.CherokeeHeritage.org

25 - 27 Cherokee National Holiday - Labor Day weekend - Annual celebration for the Cherokee Nation offering more than 40 different events and attractions such as games, arts and crafts, and a parade. Activities are held at the Cherokee Heritage Center and on the grounds of the tribal headquarters office. Fri-Sun, 9am-5am.

Ph: 918-456-0671 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: lslagle@cherokee.org
Web: www.cherokee.org/AboutTheNation/NationalHoliday
Fee: Free

25 - 27 Cherokee Heritage Center Arts and Crafts Show - This event is held in conjunction with the Cherokee National Holiday and features more than 100 arts, crafts and food booths. Fri-Sun, 9am-5pm.

Address: Cherokee Heritage Center , Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-456-6007 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: archives@CherokeeHeritage.org
Web: www.CherokeeHeritage.org

September

28 - 17 Cherokee Homecoming Art Show & Sale - The Cherokee Homecoming Art Show & Sale is an annual competitive art show, featuring visual arts, textiles, pottery, basketry, beadwork, jewelry and traditional arts. Entry is limited to registered members of Cherokee Nation, United Keetoowah Band, and Eastern Band of Cherokees. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 1pm-5pm.

The show will hang in the rotating galleries August 23 through September 21.

Address: Cherokee Heritage Center , Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-456-6007 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@cherokeeheritage.org
Web: www.CherokeeHeritage.org

9OK0302052e001 - Tahlequah Annual Keetoowah Celebration - Celebrating over 55 years of constitutional government. Attractions include a kid's fishing derby, dignitary breakfast, parade, state of the nation ceremony, hog fry, gospel singing children's activities, turtle races, make and take crafts along with crafts and food vendors. There will also be a traditional games including a cornstalk shoot, blowgun shoot, marbles exhibition, and stickball exhibition. Open to the public.

Address: Keetoowah Community Services Bldg , Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-431-1818 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: publicityukb@yahoo.com
Web: www.keetoowahcherokee.org
Fee: Free Admission

16 Cherokee Games: Stickball, Marbles and Chunkey - The Cherokee games stickball, marbles and chunkey will be deomonstrated for the public. These games will be competitive with cash prizes. Sat 10am. Handicap Accessible.

Address: Cherokee Heritage Center , Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Ph: 888-999-6007 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: education@cherokeeheritage.org
Web: www.cherokeeheritage.org
Fee: Free admission to the games

October

22 - 21 Haunted Seminary Hall - "Haunted Seminary Hall" offers lantern-light tours of Northeastern State University's most notoriously haunted building every Friday and Saturday night in October. Tours run continuously from 7:00PM until midnight.

Address: Main entrance to Northeastern State University , Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Ph: 918 931-2359 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: cowlisha@nsuok.edu
Web: www.facebook.com/pages/Tahlequah-OK/Haunted
Fee: $5.00

21 Annual Taste of Tahlequah - Ghouls, ghosts and goblins, pumpkin heads, things that go bump in the night, delicious delectable dishes from Tahlequah restaurants…which thing doesn’t belong? They all belong. The Annual Taste of Tahlequah is Saturday at 7 PM. This year’s event is just the right time for participants to dress in Halloween finery while enjoying food, fun and a few surprises while supporting Tahlequah Main Street Association.

More than 25 restaurants are expected to be represented, so those in attendance can look forward to an evening of noshing and fun. A few new components have been added to this year’s event to enhance the evening even further. All funds raised from Taste of Tahlequah go to help the Tahlequah Main Street.

Address: Northeastern State University Center Ballroom , Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-431-1655 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.tahlequahmainstreet.com

November

7 Veterans Day Parade - Ph: 918-456-3742 (Always call and confirm events)

10 - 11OK0302052e036 - Tahlequah Tahlequah Holiday Bazaar - Holiday Arts & Crafts Show featuring over 40 local artisans and crafters with very affordable, unique gift items. This show is a fundraiser for the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society in memory of our daughter, who we lost to lymphoma when she was 21. We are raising funds for further research in a search for a cure & raising awareness about lymphoma in our community. Free to public, booth fee $40.

Address: 908 S. College, Tahlequah Community Building , Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-694-3349 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: funkydivajewelry@yahoo.com
Web: www.facebook.com/TahlequahHolidayBazaar
Fee: Free

24 - 26 Festival of Lights - Dazzling Christmas lights, themed displays and a sparkling bridge light up the night sky. The AAW Tour of Homes will also be planned throughout the holiday season--call for specific dates and time.
Dusk-10pm.

Address: Sequoyah City Park , Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-456-3742 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: kate@tahlequahchamber.com
Web: www.tahlequahchamber.com
Fee: Free

December

17 - 19 Thompson House Victorian Christmas - This restored home built in 1888 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places is lavishly decorated for the holidays. Visitors will find gift and antique items, decorations, holiday foods and more for sale. Docents are dressed in period dress for the event. Fri noon-6pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun noon-5pm. Handicap Accessible.

Address: The Thompson House, 127 West Keetoowah Street , Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-456-4898 (Always call and confirm events)

27 Festival of Lights - Dazzling Christmas lights, themed displays and a sparkling bridge light up the night sky. The AAW Tour of Homes will also be planned throughout the holiday season--call for specific dates and time.

Dusk-10pm.

Address: Sequoyah City Park , Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-456-3742 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: kate@tahlequahchamber.com
Web: www.tahlequahchamber.com

2 Christmas Parade - Evening parade with music, floats, elaborate light displays, antique autos and special appearances by St. Nicholas and his helpers. 6:30pm.

Address: Downtown , Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-456-3742 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: kate@tahlequahchamber.com
Web: www.tahlequahchamber.com

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Tsa-La-Gi Outdoor Theater

Also located on the grounds of the Cherokee Heritage Center is the Tsa-La-Gi Theater, a 1,200

Tahlequah, OK Theatres

Monument to John Ross

John Ross 1790-1866

Principal Chief of the Cherokee, 1828 - 1866

Born October 3, 1790 in Turkeytown, Alabama, the son of a one-quarter Cherokee maiden and a Scotsman, John Ross was elected as the first Principal Chief of the Cherokee Indians in 1828

Tahlequah, OK Monuments

Statue of Liberty Replica

With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States.

The Boy Scouts of America

Dedicated this replica of the statue of liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and loyalty.

Tahlequah, OK Monuments


Old Cherokee Capitol Building

The Cherokee Council first met in 1839

Tahlequah, OK Ethnic Heritage

Self-Guided Tour of Historic Tahlequah

History is one of Tahlequah's most valuable resources, much of it in the history of the Cherokee Nation ... to a Civil War cabin ... to homes of townspeople at the turn of the century.

Tahlequah, OK Tours

Things to do near Tahlequah, OK