“Stories on the Square” Returns in June in Cherokee Nation Capital

Published May 31, 2019

Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism hosting storytelling series at Cherokee National Peace Pavilion

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism is offering free, family-friendly storytelling events on Wednesdays in June. The two-hour program is hosted at the Cherokee National Peace Pavilion starting at 10 a.m., with the exception of June 19 when it will be held under the gazebo.

Each week Stories on the Square will conclude with a different hands-on activity or craft. The make-and-take activity schedule is below:

  • June 5 – Painting garden rocks
  • June 12 – Paper plate masks
  • June 19 – “Root-runner” basket weaving
  • June 26 – Mini gourd masks

The Cherokee National Peace Pavilion is located at 177 S. Water Ave. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be moved to the Cherokee National Prison Museum, located at 124 E. Choctaw St.

Attendees will receive free admission to the Cherokee National Supreme Court Museum, Cherokee National Prison Museum, John Ross Museum and Sequoyah’s Cabin Museum following the program.

For information on Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism, including museum operations, please call (877) 779-6977 or visit www.VisitCherokeeNation.com.

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