Chickasaw Cultural Center Sets Fall Fest Oct. 20
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
By Dana Lance, Media Relations Supervisor
Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office
Traditional food, games and fun will be the focus of the second annual Fall Fest, conducted10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Chickasaw Cultural Center, Sulphur.
Several fun-filled events are scheduled in the Center's Traditional Village, which consists of replicas of Chickasaw homes from Southeastern homelands.
Traditional Chickasaw foods including roasted corn, corn pudding, blackberry cobbler, fry bread, grape dumplings and more will be available to sample throughout the day.
A Pashofa cook-off will also be featured. Pashofa is a traditional Chickasaw dish, consisting of corn and pork.
Other festivities include a pumpkin patch, storytelling, stomp dancing demonstration as well as Chickasaw language and horticulture booths.
In addition, a Chickasaw author will be on-hand for book signing.
Several other events are planned for the upcoming months at the Cultural Center, including Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations.
The Chickasaw Cultural Center is located at 867 Charles Cooper Memorial Road in Sulphur, Okla. For more information, please visit www.chickasawculturalcenter.com or call (580) 622-7130.