TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Spend your spring break exploring the history, culture and art of Cherokee Nation through a variety of free, family-friendly activities.

Make-and-take crafts are offered Thursday, March 21, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the following cultural destinations:

  • Round reed baskets at the Cherokee National History Museum, located at 101 S. Muskogee Ave. in Tahlequah.
  • Coil pots at the Cherokee National Prison Museum, located at 124 E. Choctaw St. in Tahlequah.
  • Paper baskets at the Cherokee National Supreme Court Museum, located at 122 E. Keetoowah St. in Tahlequah.
  • Mini booger masks at the John Ross Museum, located at 22366 S. 530 Road in Park Hill.
  • Paper weaving at Sequoyah’s Cabin Museum, located at 470288 Highway 101 in Sallisaw.
  • Corn husk flowers at the Saline Courthouse Museum, located at 55870 S. 490 Road in Rose.
  • Clay medallions at the Cherokee Nation Anna Mitchell Cultural & Welcome Center, located at 953 E. Illinois Ave. in Vinita.

In addition, Cherokee Nation will host its second annual scavenger hunt at all locations from March 19-23.

Visitors will take a trip through time as they explore various destinations within the Reservation and learn about Cherokee culture along the way. The Cherokee History Scavenger Hunt concludes at the Cherokee National History Museum in downtown Tahlequah with a prize for those who complete the challenge. The free activity can be downloaded here.

For more information on Cherokee Nation’s current and upcoming events, go to www.VisitCherokeeNation.com.