- September 2 - October 17Fall Plant Sale
Revive and replace your damaged trees, shrubs, and other botanicals in the fall planting season with the beautiful choices at the Chieftains Museum Fall Plant Sale! All plants for the Fall Plant Sale must be pre-ordered and paid for between September 2nd and October 17th, 2016. Thank you for supporting our non-profit organization!
- 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: Adults:$10.00 (includes admission and 1 free drink ticket); Children: $5.00
A cash bar and a local food truck will both be available throughout the event. Valid photo identification will be checked at the door to receive a wristband to purchase alcohol.
- November 5Family Free Day--Cherokee Weapons Demonstration
Join us for our Family Free Day on November 5th from 11:00am-4:00pm. Admission is free and visitors will have the opportunity to observe a Cherokee weapons demonstration conducted by rangers from the Red Clay State Historic Park in Tennessee.