Sleepy Hollow | Cherokee, NC

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The Sleepy Hollow Experience Comes To Cherokee.

Thursday, October 17 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

It’s time to take a thrilling ride through Sleepy Hollow as ol’ Ichabod Crane tries to get home with his head still intact. In this modern retelling, he’s still being pursued by the Headless Horseman in Washington Irving’s classic Halloween tale, but the pulse-quickening drama and terror have increased tenfold. This reimagining is made brand new in a fully immersive, 360-degree theatrical experience—where the action takes place all around you. Beware, the Headless Horseman may even sneak up behind you!

Named one of the “Top 5 Halloween Plays in the Country” by American Theatre magazine, this production will take over the Mountainside Theatre, home of Cherokee’s “Unto These Hills,” this Halloween. Produced by the nationally renowned Brian Clowdus, “The Sleepy Hollow Experience” has been frightening audiences since 2013. We’re excited to mount this production outdoors in the perfect setting: Cherokee, North Carolina. Join us for some old-fashioned Halloween scares in this modern theatrical production—just check for your head before you leave!

Admission:
$35 per person
$25 per child 12 and younger
Tickets are available here.

Adult beverages will be available for purchase at these shows. Proper ID will be required.

Learn more at the Cherokee Historical Association.


Location:

Cherokee’s Mountainside Theatre

688 Drama Road
Cherokee, NC 28719

Contact: Cherokee Historical Association
Phone: 866.554.4557


Strawberry Festival

Saturday, May 23 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Sponsored by the North American Indian Women’s Association (NAIWA), the Strawberry Festival features fresh berries, delicious recipes, strawberry products, and fun activities for the whole family. Admission is free to the public. 

Entertainment/Event Schedule:
9 a.m.
Opening ceremony
Concession stand opens
Strawberry Legends: adult and youth

10 a.m.–2 p.m. 
Children’s strawberry themed table activities

11 a.m.
Children's activities and Miss Strawberry Shortcake

1 p.m.
Concession stand closes

2 p.m.
Adult and youth contests
Prizes awarded     

4 p.m.
End of festival                  


Cherokee’s Memorial Day Trout Tournament

Saturday, May 23 to Sunday, May 24

Spend the long weekend with the boys: rainbow, brook, golden, and brown. Your $15 entry fee and $17 two-day fishing permit lets you 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. 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 22, 2020. Prize redemption will run from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. each tournament day. 


The Tim Hill Memorial Trout Tournament

Saturday, July 11 to Sunday, July 12

In honor of Tim Hill, a longtime employee at our very own trout hatchery who sadly passed away far too soon, we’re inviting you to fish and compete in this fun and lucrative tournament in his name. With a registration fee of $15 and a two-day fishing permit for $17, you’ll be fishing for your share of $10,000 by catching beautiful fish in rivers all across the Qualla Boundary (excluding the 2.2 miles of catch-and-release waters), which will be stocked with tagged fish.

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. Register anywhere fishing licenses are sold or at FishCherokee.com by Friday, July 10, 2020. Fishing will start one hour before sunrise and end one hour after sunset each day. Open to all ages and for all legal fishing methods. Prize redemption will run from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. each tournament day. 


The Qualla Country Trout Tournament

Saturday, September 5 to Sunday, September 6

It’s not too late to take home the summer’s biggest trout. Your $15 entry fee and $17 two-day fishing permit lets you compete for your share of $20,000 in the pristine, freestone streams of Cherokee (excluding the 2.2 miles of catch-and-release waters).

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. Register anywhere fishing licenses are sold or at FishCherokee.com by Friday, September 4, 2020. Fishing will start one hour before sunrise and end one hour after sunset each day. Open to all ages and for all legal fishing methods. Prize redemption will run from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. each day. 


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