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Indian Women’s Pocahontas Club to Host Annual “Old-Fashioned Picnic”

The Club’s distinguished and honored members will be the special guests at the Indian Women’s Pocahontas Club’s annual “Old-Fashioned Picnic” on Saturday, May 21, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch near Oologah. The 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. The club continues to honor these traditions, as “We are the caretakers of our culture, our heritage, and our communities.”

This event is FREE and open to the public. Gates open at 9 a.m.

Enjoy a traditional hog fry lunch with fresh strawberry shortcake with a suggested donation of $10. Lunch will be served at 12:15 p.m.

Cherokee games will start at 10:00 a.m., including Cherokee marbles, a cornstalk shoot, horseshoes, and blow guns.

Live gospel music will begin at 10:45 a.m.

Vendors are welcome! Contact Jennifer at (918) 402-3057 or Cindy at (918-264-4351

For more information, contact Ollie at (918) 760-7499 or email olliecstarr@gmail.com or Celeste at 918-724-3006 or click HERE. 

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