The 42nd annual 4th of July Powwow kicks off this Friday, June 30th, and runs through July 2nd. A three-day event of authentic Indian dancing, drumming, and tribal regalia, the powwow combines song and movement with competition. There will be $60,000 awarded in prize money and categories include hand drum, tiny tots, and special contests. For full details, visit the blog: http://visitcherokeenc.com/blog/entry/2017-annual-powwow-in-cherokee/
WHEN: Friday through Sunday, June 30 through July 2. Gates open to the public at 5 p.m. on Friday, and noon on both Saturday and Sunday.
WHERE: Cherokee Acquoni Expo Center (Old Cherokee High School), 1501 Acquoni Rd. Cherokee NC 28719
COST: $12 per day, cash only. Children ages 6 and under are admitted for free.