2022 Calendar of Events
Annual “Old Fashioned Picnic” at the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch
The Club’s distinguished and honored members will be the special guests, and the Cherokee Nation Delegate to Congress, Kim Teehee, is the guest speaker at the Indian Women’s Pocahontas Club’s annual “Old Fashioned Picnic”, Saturday May 21, 2022 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, at the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch near Oologah, OK. Our club was founded in 1899, in Oowala, Indian Territory, Cooweescoowee District, of what is now known as the Cherokee Nation Reservation. Community picnics were the social gatherings of that era. Our club continues to honor these traditions, as “we are the caretakers of our culture, our heritage, and our communities”.
Open to the public. Free admission. Gates open at 9:00 a.m.
Traditional hog fry – cooking is on-site
Live music – gospel music begins at 10:45 a.m.
Food served at 12:15p.m. – $10.00 suggested donation
Delicious fresh strawberry shortcake
Vendors Welcome – contact Cindy at (918-264-4351)
Cherokee games to begin at 10:00 a.m.
November 5 "Hats off to Will" Will Rogers Birthday Tribute & Wreath Laying Ceremony
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, Claremore, OK