The 13th annual Cherokee Indian Heritage & Sandhill Crane Viewing Day will be held at Birchwood School on Saturday, Feb. 5, 8:30 AM- 4:00 PM EST. Birchwood School is located on TN Hwy 60, near the TN River, between Dayton and Cleveland, north of Chattanooga. Thousands of Sandhill Cranes, and possibly a few Whooping Cranes will be on hand. Eagles are frequently spotted during the festival. There will be a variety of vendors, displays, and speakers on wildlife, ornithology, archaeology and Cherokee history.
Also the Tennessee Chapter Trail of Tears Association (TNTOTA) will meet Saturday at Birchwood school.