*Due to icy conditions, the Christmas Celebration has been rescheduled from Saturday, December 7, to Sunday, December 15.
Cultural Center Hours
Aaimpa' Cafe hours:
(Drinks and cookies are sold until 4:00 every day.)
Closed on the following Holidays (this is a new schedule for 2013)
New Years Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Piomingo (Columbus) Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
UPDATE: We will close at noon on Wed., Nov. 27 and be closed the day after Thanksgiving (Black Friday, Nov. 29). We will also be closed on Christmas Eve, and we will close at noon on New Year's Eve.
2013 Special Events
Thursday, October 17-December 27, 2013
Located in the Aaittifama' Room, this exhibit is sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Eagle Books are a series of four books that are brought to life by wise animal characters, Mr. Eagle and Miss Rabbit, and a clever trickster, Coyote, who engage Rain That Dances and his young friends in the joy of physical activity, eating healthy foods, and learning from their elders about traditional ways of being healthy.
Monday, December 2-31, 2013
Christmas Light Display
Drive through the Cultural Center parking lot (free of charge) between the
hours of 6:00 pm-9:00 pm to view a multitude of holiday lights.
Sunday, December 15, 2013
CCC Christmas Celebration
Pictures with Santa
Children’s Christmas Workshop
Native American Miniature Ornament Class
Chickasaw Press Book Signing
December 24, Christmas Eve-Closed
December 25, Christmas Day-Closed
January 1, New Year's Day-Closed
Tuesday Night Movies
The Cultural Center is now showing Tuesday evening movies at 6:30 p.m. See some of your movie favorites on a 40-foot tall screen!
Tickets are $2 for children, $3 for adults or you can choose a combo package for $5, which includes a ticket, popcorn and a soda.
December 3: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
December 10: A Christmas Story
December 17: Elf
UPDATE: Starting in January, the 6:30 p.m. Tuesday movies will move to Saturday night at 6:30. More details and movie schedules to follow soon.
The Division of History and Culture are pleased to announce the debut a new lecture series taking place at the Chickasaw Cultural Center. So far the lectures have featured:
- October 16 and October 19, Piomingo was presented by Regina Berna, Chickasaw Nation Director of Museums and Libraries. Piomingo was a famous Chickasaw chief and statesman.
- November 13, Chikasha on the Trace: Telling our Story and November 16, Chikasha in the Trace: Student Perspective. This will lecture included stories from a group of people who recently visited the Chickasaw homelands, including Dr. Thomas Cowger, Laura Clark, Gina Brown and Brad Deramus.
Please join us for an encore presentation of Chikasha on the Trace: Telling our Story, at 1:00 on Wednesday, December 11, in the Anoli' Theater.
These lectures are free and open to the public.
Check back soon for future dates.
Chickasaw Nation employees are eligible for IDP credit if they participate in the lecture. If you would like to enroll for credit, please visit My Chickasaw University. For more information, contact Chenae Lippard at extension 60514.
Join The Chickasaw Cultural Center Chipota Movie Club
Membership fee is $6 per child (must be 12 or under) and includes:
Membership is valid for one year from date of purchase.