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CHIEFTAINS EVENTS

  • March 26
    Berry College Lecture: “River Cane: Cultural Workhorse and Ecological Powerhouse for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina," by Dr. David Cozzo

    In honor of the 200th anniversary of the arrival of Major Ridge on the Chieftains property, the museum is honored to co-sponsor a lecture, “River Cane: Cultural Workhorse and Ecological Powerhouse for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina,” by Dr. David Cozzo on March 26th at 7pm in Evans Auditorium on the Berry College campus.The lecture is free and open to the public. The presentation on Cherokee ethnobotany is co-sponsored by Chieftains Museum along with the Environmental Studies and Environmental Science programs and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Berry College as part of the Chieftains Lecture Series at Berry College.

  • March 28
    Herb Cooking Demonstration in Partnership with The Seasons Events

    The demonstration will take place on Thursday, March 28th from 11am-12:30pm at The Season Events, located at 300 Glenn Milner Blvd in Rome. Participants will work alongside The Season Events chefs to prepare various dishes made with herbs while they learn the history of these tasty plants, then enjoy their handiwork for lunch. The cost for this event is $20 per person with a limit of 20 participants for the program. Participants must wear a head covering (hat or hair net) and closed-toe shoes to work in The Season Events kitchen. Reservations must be made by March 21st by calling the museum at (706) 291-9494.

  • April 13
    Annual Herb & Plant Sale

    Eagerly anticipated by area gardeners, the Chieftains Herb and Plant Sale will be held this year on Saturday, April 13th and Sunday, April 14th in the Community Building at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds, rain or shine. Sale hours are 8am to 4pm on Saturday and 12pm to 3pm on Sunday. Credit and debit cards will be accepted in addition to checks and cash.  All proceeds benefit Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home. The Herb & Plant Sale is sponsored by Friends of Chieftains Museum, Inc.

  • April 14
    Annual Herb & Plant Sale

    Eagerly anticipated by area gardeners, the Chieftains Herb and Plant Sale will be held this year on Saturday, April 13th and Sunday, April 14th in the Community Building at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds, rain or shine. Sale hours are 8am to 4pm on Saturday and 12pm to 3pm on Sunday. Credit and debit cards will be accepted in addition to checks and cash.  All proceeds benefit Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home. The Herb & Plant Sale is sponsored by Friends of Chieftains Museum, Inc.

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