Christmas Celebration & Holiday Fine Arts Market

  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • 💲Free
    Open to the public

Join us Saturday, Dec. 16, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to celebrate Christmas. Find that one-of-a-kind gift by exploring art from renowned Chickasaw artists at our Holiday Fine Arts Market. Also, enjoy a variety of activities including Christmas films, pictures with Santa, a Christmas concert, ornament workshops, stomp dance demonstrations and more.

Schedule of Celebration Events:
            Aachompa' Gift Shops: 20% off (excluding consignment)

            Aapisa' Art Gallery: Festival of Trees & Christmas make-and-take activity

            Holisso Center: Pictures with Santa Claus 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., storytelling with Mrs. Claus, Christmas 
                                            make-and-take activities

            Anoli' Theater: 10:00 Frosty the Snowman

                                    10:30 How the Grinch Stole Christmas

                                    11:00 Stomp dance

                                    11:30 Christmas concert by Chickasaw Language Committee

                                    12:00 Mickey’s Christmas Carol

                                    2:00   Stomp dance

                                    2:30   Polar Express

                                    6:30   Steel Magnolias

            Chikasha Poya Exhibit Center: Christmas make-and-take activity

            Aaittafama' Room: Holiday Fine Arts Market

           Campus-wide: Celebration of Lights Christmas Lights Display 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

           Aaimpa' Cafe: Christmas Dinner and Movie Event with “Cajun Christmas” theme 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
           Reservations required.
          *Please note the Aaimpa' Cafe will have a limited menu from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. The Cafe will
           close at 2 p.m. to prepare for the Christmas Dinner and Movie event.


Holiday Fine Arts Market Artists to include:
Melvin Burris
Cheryl Clary
Vickie Penner
Linda Sue Edgar
Wayne Edgar
Sue Fish
Gerald Hart
Peggy Immohotichey
Dustin Mater
Doneeta Nowlin
Tammy Stick
Joanna Underwood-Blackburn
Ashley Wallace
Jeremy Wallace
Margaret Wheeler
Beverly Callahan
Taloa Underwood
Daniel Worcester
LaVonne Wyatt

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