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See “Alice In Wonderland.” By way of Cherokee, NC.

Friday, April 1 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Select evenings throughout April.


Did you grow up with the March Hare, the Mad Hatter, and little Alice’s adventures in Wonderland sparking your imagination? Even if the basic story is brand new to you, this reimagined outdoor production is full of exciting new spins on the old tale. In it, Alice is still a young girl who encounters all manner of misadventures down the rabbit hole. However, that original Lewis Carroll tale has now been updated by Havoc Movement Company, this time with a decidedly Appalachian spin. Alice’s wonderland is now in Cherokee, NC, but she’s still trying to stave off her boredom by chasing a familiar white rabbit. 

This Mountainside Theatre production of “Alice in Wonderland” offers new characters and stories by the bottle and cake-full, as this “Appalachian Alice” encounters problems that shrink and grow, depending. There are stunning costumes and sets, incredible characters, and a story that continues to offer psychedelic twists and turns—now from the imagination of playwrights the Guinn Twins. Grab the whole family and explore a wild new Wonderland as it unfolds throughout April.

TICKETS:  VIP Seats: $45 (includes gift bag)
                     Adults: $30
                     Children: $15
                     Eastern Band Adult: $20
                     Eastern Band Child: $10
                     School Groups (all ages): $10

To purchase your tickets by phone, call 866.554.4557. For schools and other groups, please call 828.497.2111. To purchase online, please click here.


Location:

Exclusively performed at Mountainside Theatre.

688 Drama Road
Cherokee, NC 28719

Phone: 866.554.4557


Cherokee Customer Celebration

Saturday, May 28 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

We cordially invite you to the Cherokee Welcome Center on May 28, where we’ll be saying sgi, or "thank you" with Cherokee craftspeople, face painting, traditional dancing, clogging, authentic storytelling, and music. There wil be food trucks onsite for your enjoyment as well.

Admission to the event is free.

In the event of rain, the event will be rescheduled to a later date.


“Unto These Hills”

Saturday, May 28 from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Bring a blanket and an appetite for heart-pounding drama.

You can feel a slight chill run up your spine; but not from the mountain winds shifting their direction in anticipation of the coming dusk. It is from your anticipation of the coming drama. Unto These Hills drama is the tragic and triumphant story of the Cherokee that traces back to the years before the heartbreak of the Trail of Tears to the present day. Millions of people have witnessed America’s most powerful drama, which rewrites the Cherokee’s place in the world. A place based on traditional Cherokee values and modern sensibilities.


Cherokee’s Memorial Day Trout Tournament

Saturday, May 28 to Sunday, May 29

Spend the long weekend with the boys: rainbow, brook, golden, and brown. With your $15 entry fee and $17 two-day fishing permit, you can compete for $10,000 in tagged fish within the beautiful freestone streams of Cherokee, NC; only the 2.2 miles of catch-and-release waters are excluded.

Tagged fish will be specially stocked for this event, and when you catch one, you redeem it for cash prizes at the Natural Resources Enforcement Office located at 517 Sequoyah Trail off Hwy 441. Prize redemption hours are from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. each tournament day. Open to all ages and for all legal fishing methods.

Register for this tournament anywhere fishing permits are sold in and around Cherokee or online at FishCherokee.com by Friday, May 27, 2022. 

Fisheries & Wildlife Management reserves the right to cancel, reschedule, or amend any tournament or event due to catastrophes, pandemics, states of emergency, adverse weather, etc.


“Unto These Hills”

Monday, May 30 from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Bring a blanket and an appetite for heart-pounding drama.

You can feel a slight chill run up your spine; but not from the mountain winds shifting their direction in anticipation of the coming dusk. It is from your anticipation of the coming drama. Unto These Hills drama is the tragic and triumphant story of the Cherokee that traces back to the years before the heartbreak of the Trail of Tears to the present day. Millions of people have witnessed America’s most powerful drama, which rewrites the Cherokee’s place in the world. A place based on traditional Cherokee values and modern sensibilities.


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