Events

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Benefits/Fundraisers

Bingo & Auction Fundraiser for the Cherokee Speakers Council. Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. at the Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds. This event is hosted by the Kolanvyi Indian Ball Teams. Concessions will be available. Handmade crafts and baked good items for auction. All proceeds will go to the Cherokee Speakers Council (CSC) emergency fund.  The CSC consists of all Cherokee fluent speakers. Info: Michelle Long 736-9852 or Bo Lossiah 736-4178

Church Events

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Cultural Events

Cherokee Language Class. Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. at the Macedonia Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. The instructor will be Wiggins Blackfox. 

 Refresher Cherokee Language class. March 2, 9, 16, 23 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Sequoyah Birthplace Museum’s Multi-purpose Room in Vonore, Tenn. The cost of the class is $40 for all four evenings.  The class is a beginner, intermediate, and advanced refresher course and will be taught by Lou Jackson, Brett Jones, and Joel Turner – all members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. Register by Jan. 13 by calling (423) 884-6246 or seqmus@tds.net

 

General Events

Local auditions for “Unto These Hills” 2020 season. Jan. 25 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Cherokee Historical Association Main Box Office at 564 Tsali Blvd. Individuals of all ages and experience levels are encouraged to audition. Season Dates: First rehearsal May 10, Opening Night May 30, Closing Night Aug. 15. Info: www.cherokeehistorical.org or visit them on Facebook at: https://www.Facebook.com/UntoTheseHills/ 

Homebuyer Education Class Jan. 28 and 30 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. nightly at the HCD Conference Room.  Learn what home ownership is all about.  Must attend both sessions to receive certificate.  The deadline to register is Jan. 24 at 4 p.m. Info: Tina Larch 359-6912 or Misty Millsaps 359-6919.

Public Forum on “Climate Reality Truth in Action: The Truth of the Climate Crisis and How We Solve It”. Jan. 30 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Marianna Black Library in Bryson City. Hosted by Indivisible Swain County NC in collaboration with Indivisible Common Ground WNC, this event is open to the public. The group has recently distributed 250 Mountain White Oak and Short-Leaf Pine saplings, mostly on the Qualla Boundary.  For more information on the saplings program, contact Rick Hane 538-1302 or raptorride2@hotmail.com.  For information on the forum, contact May Herr 497-9498 or maryherr2017@gmail.com.

How to Make Money on the Farm seminar. Feb. 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Southwestern Community College in Sylva. This event is free and will introduce participants of sources of income from the EmPOWERing Mountain Food Systems grant and for farm operations. Info: http://bit.ly/makemoneyonthefarm

Documentary film presentation of “Fontana Lake: Broken Promises, Delayed Resolution”. Feb. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Swain County Regional Business Education and Training Center at 45 East Ridge Drive in Bryson City. This event, sponsored by the Swain County Genealogical and Historical Society, is free and open to the public. Conversation and refreshments will follow the presentation. The film narrates the endeavors and struggles resulting from the displacement of some residents of Swain County by the TVA construction of Fontana Lake and Dam.

 

Health Events

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Sports Events

PREP WRESTLING: Cherokee at Rosman. Jan. 24 at Rosman High School in Rosman at 5 p.m.

PREP BASKETBALL: Cherokee vs Rosman. Jan. 24 at Charles George Memorial Arena. No JV Girls game, JV Boys at 5 p.m., Lady Braves at 6:30 p.m., Braves at 8 p.m.

PREP BASKETBALL: Cherokee at Swain County. Jan. 28 at Swain County High School in Bryson City. JV Girls at 4 p.m., JV Boys at 5 p.m., Lady Braves at 6:30 p.m., Braves at 8 p.m.

PREP BASKETBALL: Cherokee vs Asheville Christian. Jan. 29 at Charles George Memorial Arena. Lady Braves only, at 6 p.m. (note time)

PREP BASKETBALL: Cherokee vs Blue Ridge. Jan. 31 at Charles George Memorial Arena. Lady Braves at 6:30 p.m., Braves at 8 p.m.

PREP WRESTLING: Smoky Mountain Conference tournament at Cherokee High School starting at 8 a.m.

PREP BASKETBALL: Cherokee vs Andrews. Feb. 4 at Charles George Memorial Arena. No JV Girls game, JV Boys at 5 p.m., Lady Braves at 6:30 p.m., Braves at 8 p.m.

PREP BASKETBALL: Cherokee at Highlands. Feb. 7 at Highlands High School in Highlands. JV Girls at 4 p.m., JV Boys at 5 p.m., Lady Braves at 6:30 p.m., Braves at 8 p.m.

PREP BASKETBALL: Cherokee at Tuscola. Feb. 8 at Tuscola High School. JV Boys at 12 p.m., Lady Braves to follow

PREP BASKETBALL: Cherokee at Hayesville. Feb. 11 at Hayesville High School in Hayesville. JV Girls at 4 p.m., JV Boys at 5 p.m., Lady Braves at 6:30 p.m., Braves at 8 p.m.

PREP BASKETBALL: Big Smoky Mountain Conference Tournament. Feb. 13-21 at Rosman High School in Rosman. Check the One Feather Facebook page for brackets and game times.

WCU Catamount Basketball EBCI Appreciation Night. Feb. 22 at the Ramsey Center.  Women’s Basketball at 5 p.m., Men’s at 7:30 p.m.  WCU Senior Night including Cherokee High School Alum Jason McMillan.  Youth 12 years old and younger receive free admission with their youth jersey. Tickets: $5. Tribal discount discounts are only available at the WCU Cherokee Center until Feb. 21. Info: WCU Cherokee Center 497-9720 or snsampson@wcu.edu