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Wednesday, 15 May 2013 13:46

Cherokee bonfire opens for summer

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art cherokeebonfiresCommunity Cherokee bonfires will kickoff for the summer season on Friday, May 17, at Ocoaluftee Island Park in Cherokee.

 

Spend an evening with the Cherokee people by a roaring fire on the bank of the Oconaluftee River in downtown Cherokee for a unique and entertaining experience. The bonfires run from 7 to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays starting this week, and will also be held on Thursdays starting in June.

Listen as Cherokee storytellers in period dress from the 17th century spin tales of days gone by, myths and mysteries passed down through the ages and talk of the history. Learn Cherokee survival skills and experience the dance. Marshmallows for roasting are provided. 

Free. 800.438.1601 or 828.554.6490 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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