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Posts from August 2017

Meet Leading Cherokee Artists at the Open Air Indian Market on August 26

The 14th annual Open Air Indian Art Market takes place on Saturday, August 26, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This special event highlights artists of the Eastern Band of Cherokee who are members of Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual. The Open Air Indian Market promotes traditional Cherokee arts and crafts and provides a special opportunity for the public to meet the makers and watch live craft demonstrations.

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The Fire Mountain Trail System is Cherokee’s Latest Attraction—Experience it for Yourself!

Calling all hikers, bikers, and runners! If you haven’t yet experienced the Cherokee Fire Mountain Trail, then you’re in for a treat. Last June, The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians officially opened the system. Free to the public, and open all day (every day), the 10.5-mile, mixed-use network provides guests with a variety of paths (seven trails in total).

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Much-Anticipated Cherokee Blue Ridge Run Offers Three Days of Motorcycles & Music

Bikers from around the country are revving their engines for the Cherokee Blue Ridge Run, September 8–10, 2017. Motorcycle enthusiasts will travel to Cherokee, NC, for this family-friendly event that features concerts, games, shows, prizes, vendors, and so much more!

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Going Big, Dreaming Big: Cherokee Photographer Madison Hye Long

Meet Madison Hye Long, a young photographer who is making a big splash on Instagram with her gorgeous photos of Cherokee, NC.  Madison shoots what she loves—her hometown of Cherokee, NC—and she wants to share the beauty that she sees with the rest of the world.

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