Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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2014 Labor Day Schedule

Note: Schedule may change

THURSDAY
7:00 p.m. Princess Pageant, amphitheater


FRIDAY
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Capitol Museum open
10:00 a.m. Arts and Crafts exhibits open
10:00 a.m. Chapel Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
11:00 a.m. Choctaw social dance classes on Capitol lawn
Noon-5:00 p.m. Quilt entries at Information Center
Noon-6:00 p.m. CDIB/Membership/Photo ID booth 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
5:00 p.m. Dead Snake Road Band in concert at the amphitheater
6:00 p.m. Chief Batton Physical Fitness Challenge,
on Council Chambers lawn
6:00 p.m. Gourd Dancing on Capitol lawn
6:45 p.m. Sculpture unveiling in front of Capitol
7:00 p.m. Stickball Tournament at field north of carnival
7:00 p.m. Pow Wow Grand Entry on Capitol lawn
7:00 p.m. Fast-Pitch Tournament at Red Warrior Park
7:00 p.m. Chris Cagle in concert at the amphitheater
9:00 p.m. Merle Haggard in concert at the amphitheater


SATURDAY
6:30-7:45 a.m. 5k registration, corner of Hwy 2 and E1630 Road
8:00 a.m. 5k Race begins at corner of Hwy 2 and E1630 Road
8:00 a.m. Fast-Pitch Tournament continues
8:00 a.m. 3-on-3 Choctaw War Hoops Basketball registration
8:00 a.m. Horseshoe Tournament registration
8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Healthy Living Expo, next to Council Chambers
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Youth Advisory Board – Crafts for youth at playground
9:00 a.m. Playground supervised
9:00 a.m. Horseshoe Tournament
9:00 a.m. Co-ed Volleyball Tournament
9:00 a.m. Quilt Show at Information Center
9:00 a.m. 3-on-3 Choctaw War Hoops Basketball Tournament
10:00 a.m. 10th Annual Choctaw Nation Art Show opens,
second floor of Capitol Museum
10:00 a.m.-Noon Buffalo Tours, load bus at Capitol Museum
10:00 am-2:15 pm Choctaw Village activities
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Capitol Museum open
10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. CDIB/Membership/Photo ID booth open
2:00 p.m. Terrapin Races, playground
3:30 p.m. -6:30 p.m. Duck Dynasty: Willie and Corey Q&A - Autograph session
4:00 p.m. Tough, Tough Choctaw registration,
on Council Chambers lawn
5:00 p.m. Tough, Tough Choctaw contest,
on Council Chambers lawn
7:00 p.m. Jeff Foxworthy in concert at amphitheater
8:00 p.m. Stickball Tournament at field north of carnival
9:00 p.m. Turnpike Troubadours in concert at amphitheater


SUNDAY
7:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. National Day of Prayer & Worship, War Memorial
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
9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Youth Advisory Board – Crafts for youth at playground
10:00 a.m. Worship Services at Chapel
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Capitol Museum open
Noon Gospel Singing begins at amphitheater
Noon Domino/Checker Tournament registration
Noon-6:00 p.m. CDIB/Membership/Photo ID booth open
1:00 p.m. Domino/Checker Tournament
1 pm-2:15 pm Choctaw Village activities
1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Healthing Living Expo, next to Council Chambers
1:30 p.m. Golf Tournament, Sycamore Springs Course, Wilburton
1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Choctaw Code Talker Assoc. 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. Brian Free and Assurance
7:45 p.m. Kingsmen Quartet in concert at amphitheater
8:00 p.m. Women’s stickball exhibition, stickball field
8:30 p.m. Jason Crabb in concert at the amphitheater
9:00 p.m. Championship stickball game, stickball field
9:30 p.m. Matthew West in concert at amphitheater

MONDAY
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CDIB/Membership/Photo ID booth open
9:00 a.m.-Noon Capitol Museum open
10:00 a.m. Labor Day official ceremonies, amphitheater
Posting of Flags- Choctaw Nation Color Guard
The Lord’s Prayer in Sign Language- Princesses
Storyteller Tim Tingle
Introduction of Tribal Council and Judges
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
SATURDAY
10:00 a.m. Choctaw Dancing
10:30 a.m. Stickball Skills
10:30 a.m. Traditional Choctaw Hymns
11:00 a.m. Storytelling
11:30 a.m. Rabbit Stick Throw
1:00 p.m. Stickball
1:30 p.m. Language
1:45 p.m. Arts & Crafts
2:15 p.m. Choctaw Dancing

SUNDAY
1:00 p.m. Rabbit Stick Throw
1:30 p.m. Storytelling
2:00 p.m. Corn Game

On-going traditional food
sampling, crafts and
demostrations


INTER-TRIBAL POW WOW
FRIDAY, AUG. 29
2 pm Gourd Dancing
5 pm Break
6 pm Gourd Dancing
7 pm Grand Entry


CHOCTAW PONY RIDES
Choctaw Village
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. and
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Sunday: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. and
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.


CHOCTAW NATION
MUSEUM HOURS
Friday – 9 am-3 pm
Saturday – 10 am-5 pm
Sunday – 10 am-5 pm
Monday – 9 am-noon