Cherokee, NC (www.cherokee-nc.com) - The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will host its Fourth of July Pow Wow at the Cherokee Indian Fair Grounds, July 1-2 in Cherokee, N.C. This intertribal gathering features native dance and drum competitions. Groups will compete for prize money in categories such as traditional, golden age, jingle, grass and fancy, in youth, teen and adult age groups.
The annual event will also feature arts and crafts vendors with handmade jewelry, clothing, crafts and artwork produced by tribal members from around the U.S. and Canada.
Daily admission is $10, with children 6 and under free. Hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. The Fair Grounds are located at the intersection of U.S. 441 and Tsali Boulevard in Cherokee, NC – only an hour from Asheville, NC. For information, contact the Cherokee Welcome Center at 1-800-438-1601, or visit www.cherokee-nc.com
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