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Choctaw Nation Events

Many events are going on each month in the many Choctaw Community Centers and clubs. Check back often to see what's going on in and around the Nation. You may also check the most recent copy of Biskinik for past and future event information.

If your group has an event, please let us know by sending an e-mail!

Events will be listed prior to the starting date of the event, and are automatically removed the day after the event ends. If you have a recurring event (example: "second Tuesday of each month") we will put your listing up for the year. Please be sure and let us know if you are no longer meeting, or the date changes.

  • 2015 Labor Day Festival

    Labor Day 2015
    Mark your calendars for the 2015 Choctaw Nation Labor Day festivities Sept. 3 – 7 in Tvshka Homma. This year’s theme is “Choctaw Youth: Connecting the Culture.”

    All RV spaces have been allocated at this time.

    Do you need directions to Tvshka Homma?
    Location of Tvshka Homma, Oklahoma

    2015 Labor Day Festival Map
    2015 Labor Day Stickball Bracket
    2015 Labor Day T-Shirt Form
    2015 Going Green Class Schedule
    2015 Labor Day 5K Registration Form

    Entertainers
    Please note that schedule is subject to change.
    All concerts are free admission
    No Drugs or Alcohol allowed on capitol grounds.
    Friday, September 4
    Chris Young
    Easton Corbin

    Saturday
    Neal McCoy
    Reba McEntire

    Sunday
    Jason Crabb
    Matt Maher

    Gospel Singing Lineup




    Daily Schedule
    Thursday, September 3
    8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.-Capitol Museum Opens
    8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.-Museum Gift Shop Hours
    7:00 p.m.-Princess Pageant, Amphitheater

    Friday, September 4
    8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.-Capitol Museum Hours
    8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.-Museum Gift Shop Hours
    9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.-CCA, Crafts for youth at playground
    10:00 a.m.-Arts and Crafts exhibits open
    11:00 a.m.-Choctaw social dance on Capitol lawn
    Noon-5:00 p.m.-Quilt entries at Information Center
    Noon-6:00 p.m.-CDIB/Membership/Photo ID open
    Noon-8:00 p.m.-Healthy Living Expo, next to Council Chambers
    2:00 p.m.-Gourd Dancing on Capitol lawn
    5:00 p.m.-Registration for Chief Batton Physical
    Fitness Challenge, on Council Chambers lawn
    6:00 p.m. Chief Batton Physical Fitness Challenge
    6:00 p.m.-Gourd Dancing on Capitol lawn
    6:30 p.m.-Sculpture unveiling at Heritage Garden in front of the Capitol Building
    7:00 p.m.-Stickball Tournament at Stickball Field
    7:00 p.m.-Pow Wow Grand Entry on Capital lawn
    7:00 p.m.-Fast-Pitch Tournament at Red Warrior Park
    7:00 p.m.- Easton Corbin, Amphitheater
    9:00 p.m.- Chris Young, Amphitheater

    Saturday, September 5
    6:30 a.m.-7:45 a.m.-5k registration, Capitol Museum
    8:00 a.m.-5k Race begins and ends at Capitol Museum
    8:00 a.m.-Fast-Pitch Tournament continues
    8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.-3-on-3 Choctaw War Hoops Basketball registration
    8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.-Healthy Living Expo, next to Council Chambers
    9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.-Daycare & YAB, Crafts for youth at playground
    9:00 a.m.-Horse Shoe Tournament
    9:00 a.m.-Co-ed Volleyball Tournament
    9:00 a.m.-Quilt Show at Information Center
    9:45 a.m.-Terrapin Race Registration at playground
    10:00 a.m.-3-on-3 Choctaw War Hoops Basketball Tournament
    10:00 a.m.-11th Annual Choctaw Nation Art Show opens, second floor of Capitol Museum
    10:00 a.m.-Noon-Buffalo Tours, load bus at Capitol Museum
    10:30 a.m.-Terrapin Races, playground
    10:00 a.m.-2:15 p.m.-Choctaw Village activities (see schedule at bottom of page)
    10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.-Capitol Museum Hours
    10:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.-Museum Gift Shop Hours
    10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.-CDIB/Membership/Photo ID open
    4:00 p.m.-Tough, Tough registration on Council Chambers lawn
    5:00 p.m.-Tough, Tough contest on Council Chambers lawn
    7:00 p.m.- Neal McCoy, Amphitheater
    8:00 p.m.-Stickball Tournament at field north of carnival
    9:00 p.m.- Reba, Amphitheater

    Sunday, September 6

    7:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.-National Day of Prayer & Worship, Chapel
    8:00 a.m.-Bow Shoot, Choctaw Village
    8:00 a.m.-Fast-Pitch Tournament continues
    8:30 a.m.-Golf Tournament, Sycamore Springs Course, Wilburton
    10:00 a.m.-Worship Services at Chapel
    Noon-Gospel Singing begins at amphitheater
    Noon-Domino/Checker Tournament registration
    Noon-4:30 p.m.-Capitol Museum Hours
    Noon-4:00 p.m.-Museum Gift Shop Hours
    Noon-5:00 p.m.-Healthy Living Expo, next to Council Chambers
    Noon-6:00 p.m.-CDIB/Membership/Photo ID booth open
    1:00 p.m.-Domino/Checker Tournament
    1:30 p.m.-Golf Tournament, Sycamore Springs Course, Wilburton
    1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.-Choctaw Village activities (see schedule)
    1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.-Choctaw Code Talker Association Board, Council Chambers
    2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.-Buffalo Tours, load bus at Capitol Museum
    4:00 p.m.-Choctaw Dancers, Capitol lawn
    5:00 p.m.-Stickball exhibition, Capitol lawn
    7:00 p.m.-Children’s stickball exhibition, stickball field
    7:00 p.m.- Jason Crabb, Amphitheater
    8:00 p.m.-Women’s stickball exhibition, stickball field
    9:00 p.m.-Championship stickball game, stickball field
    9:00 p.m.- Matt Maher, Amphitheater

    Monday, September 7

    8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.-Capitol Museum Hours
    8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.-Museum Gift Shop Hours
    9:00 a.m.-Noon-CDIB/Membership/Photo ID booth open
    10:00 a.m.-Labor Day official ceremonies, amphitheater

    • Posting of Flags-Choctaw Nation Color Guard
    • The Lord’s Prayer in Sign Language-Choctaw Royalty
    • Storytelling-Tim Tingle
    • Introduction of Tribal Council and Judges
    • Swearing-In Ceremony
    • State of the Nation Address by Chief Gary Batton
    • Door Prize Drawings
      11:30 a.m.-Free lunch for everyone, cafeteria
      Noon-Pick up quilts from Quilt Show

    *Choctaw Village Activities *
    *Saturday *
    10:00 am – Choctaw Dancing
    10:30 am – Stickball Skills
    10:30 am – Choctaw Hymns
    11:00 am – Storytelling
    11:30 am Rabbit Stick Throw
    1:00 pm Stickball
    1:45 pm – Corn Game
    2:15 pm – Choctaw Dancing

    *Sunday *
    1:00 pm – Rabbit Stick Throw
    1:30 pm – Storytelling
    2:00 pm – Corn Game

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