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May the Forest Be With You

Sat, Aug 11, 2018
10:00 am
- 4:00 pm


One of our newer events that celebrates forest resources use of past and present. Local artisans will be joining the Cradle in demonstrating Appalachian cultural and modern uses of forest products. Crafters will have their locally handmade items available for purchase.


Exhibitors: WNC Woodcarvers Association, Phil Reeves, George Collins, Chuck Kidwell, Hope and Larry Ascher

Tablers: Hemlock Restoration Initiative, visit their website for more information https://savehemlocksnc.org/

Scheduled Activities:

10am to 4pm: Meet & Greet with Exhibitors and Tablers

11am & 3pm: Guided tour of the Forest Festival Trail (1.3 miles) with Cradle Naturalists

2pm: Presentation from Hemlock Restoration Initiative in Forest Discovery Center

10am to 4pm: Children’s activities and craft

Presented By:

Our 2018 sponsor was the Appalachian Woodlands Alliance: “Bringing Landowners, Forest Product Companies, Best Practices and Tools Together for the Health and Productivity of our Southeastern Forests.”



Sat, Aug 11, 2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


The Cradle of Forestry
11250 Pisgah Highway
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 United States
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