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Gather Around the Fire: The Cherokee Bonfire Storytelling Series

During the Summer evenings on Friday and Saturday in Cherokee, from 7 to 9 pm, crowds gather at the Oconaluftee Island Park to sit beside a roaring fire and listen to regional storytellers and performers share traditional Cherokee tales, myths, and history, passed down through the ages. Marshmallows for roasting and beverages are provided at this free, kid-friendly event. 

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See Beloved Man, Jerry Wolfe, in a Live Broadcast from the Museum of the Cherokee Indian

Jerry Wolfe is the Beloved Man of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, an honor that was last bestowed in the 1800s. If you’ve never had the chance to hear Jerry Wolfe speak or tell stories in Cherokee, NC, you’re in for a treat! Recently, we had the pleasure of broadcasting a Facebook Live storytelling event of Jerry’s at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. Click to view, and see what Jerry had to say after the event. 

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The Cherokee Bonfire Series Returns with an Extended Season

Gather around the Cherokee Bonfire and listen to unique stories told by Cherokee tellers at the Oconaluftee Island Park on Friday and Saturday from 7 to 9 pm during the spring and fall. This free, family-friendly outdoor event series takes place at the Oconaluftee Island Park in a beautiful, natural setting under the stars. It's a beloved Cherokee tradition, and not to be missed! 

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