- September 2 - October 21Fall Plant Sale
Choose from a wonderful variety of plants, trees, and shrubs that are perfect for the fall season! Order forms will be available online starting September 2, 2016.
- September 24Museum Day Live! Sponsored by Smithsonian Magazine
Chieftains will once again participate in the annual Museum Day Live! event on Saturday, September 24th. In the spirit of the Smithsonian Museums, which offer free admission every day, Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums across the country open their doors to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket… for free. The Museum Day Live! ticket provides free admission for two people during regular operating hours on the 24th from 10am-5pm.
One ticket is permitted per household, per email address. To download a ticket or for more information about this event and a list of participating museums and cultural institutions, please visit Smithsonian.com/museumday.
- October 22 - October 23Chiaha Harvest Fair
The Chiaha Harvest Fair will be held on October 22-23 this year from 10:00am-5:00pm at Ridge Ferry Park. Chieftains will once again host a table in the children’s activity tent. For just $1, children can create a Halloween “mask” and learn about the legend of the Cherokee Booger Mask and Dance.
- October 25Eric Bowne Lecture, "Before Ross and Ridge: Christian Priber and Cherokee Nation Building in the Eighteenth Century"
Chieftains Museum is partnering with Berry College to present “Before Ross and Ridge: Christian Priber and Cherokee Nation Building in the Eighteenth Century” by Dr. Eric Bowne, visiting lecturer of anthropology at the University of Central Arkansas. Bowne specializes in Southeastern Native American history. Time and location TBA (check back for updates as the date approaches).
- October 28Night at the Museum
Purchase a ticket and enjoy a beer or glass of wine as you tour the house and meet the personalities who lived in the historic house during its nearly 200 year history. Tickets are $10.00 each (includes admission and 1 free drink ticket). We will also have a cash bar.