Tree of Lights
4:00 PM16:00

Tree of Lights

The Education Committee is pleased to announce the upcoming Tree of Lights Ceremony on Saturday, December 1st at 4:00 p.m. at the Tribal Center.  

You can purchase a light to honor or remember someone special - each light is $10. Deadline for purchase is November 26th!

You are also invited to participate in the Lighting Ceremony on December 1st at 4:00pm at the Sappony Tribal Center. All proceeds will benefit the Sappony Education Fund for upcoming projects.

Email for a Tree of Lights ordering form.

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Sappony Heritage Youth Camp

Our Sappony Heritage Youth Camp is a week-long tribal event held in June. The Sappony Youth Camp has grown to be one of the biggest events of the year. Held each summer at Mayo Park in northern Person County, it brings members of all seven Sappony families, or clans, together for a week of fun and learning about Sappony heritage. It takes a lot of adult volunteersfrom the Tribe run the camp. Tribal youth from the seven families of the Sappony are eligible to participate.

To volunteer, please contact Brooklynn McManus at or Sherry Munford at For more information please contact our camp email at


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7:30 AM07:30

Sappony 5K Trail Run/Walk

Join us at our 7th Annual Sappony Trail Run! Our scenic trail run is designed for walkers and runners at every level. Come out and enjoy this family friendly community event on Sappony tribal territory.

Race Day Details:

  •  Same day registration begins at 6:30 am.
  • 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk - 7:30 am (Open to all ages. All participants under 12 years old get a fun run medal)
  • 5K - 8:00 am (3.1 miles through beautiful scenery throughout the Mayo Park and along the lake)
  • Award Ceremony begins at 9:00 am

For more information about race day and registration go to

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