Celebrating the nearing of Spring-time, this Festival has marked the traditional beginning of fishing season (though the Tribe now has year-round fishing) and the Ramp or mountain leak. Elders and their families gather to eat, play games and listen to regionally popular music.
Date: March 30, 2013
Hours: 10 AM to 2:30 PM
9:00am DOOR OPEN
9:00am POST COLORS – CHEROKEE JROTC, STEVE YOUNGDEER POST
9:00am BREAKFAST TRAYS (SAUSAGE BISCUITS, COFFEE)
9:00am OPENING REMARKS: EXECUTIVE OFFICE
9:20am YELLOW HILL CHOIR
9:45am ANTIOCH SINGERS
10:20am J CREEK CLOGGERS
11:00am BLESSING & LUNCH FOR ELDERS
11:00am LUNCH MUSIC BY THE ROSS BROTHERS
12:00pm MEALS FOR SALE
12:50pm J CREEK CLOGGERS
1:10pm WARRIORS OF ANI KITUWAH
Admission/Ticket Price: Meals are $10.00 and include fried trout, ramps and other vegetables. There will also be hot dogs, chips and drinks.
Where and how tickets can be purchased: Meal tickets are purchased on location.
Location with exact address information: Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds, 545 Tsali Blvd., Cherokee, NC 28719
Contact information for visitors/guests: Cherokee Welcome Center, 800-438-1601 or email@example.com
Contact information for vendors: Robert Jumper 828-554-6482 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Staff Member Responsible for the Event: Howard Wahnetah 828-554-6471 or email@example.com