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Smokey Bear’s Birthday Party

Sat, Aug 7, 2021
11:00 am
- 2:00 pm

Regular admission fees apply.

You are invited to Smokey Bear’s Birthday Party at the Cradle of Forestry!

When: Saturday August 7th, 11am to 2:00pm

Where: At the Cradle of Forestry, along our Forest Festival Trail- 1.3 mile long, paved, loop trail.

What: Party stations will be located along the Forest Festival Trail

At the Amphitheater: Silly songs, reading the True Story of Smokey Bear, Raffle drawings, and Meet Smokey Bear!

  •  11:30am & 1:00pm Enjoy a reading and book signing from
    Laura Sperry Gardner, author of the new counting book,
    Blue Ridge Babies 1, 2, 3 

Books will be available for purchase on-site by Highland Books


11am to 2:00pm: Games and Crafts along the Forest Festival Trail, at the pond, train, and old homestead!

2:00pm Parade with Smokey Bear from the Outdoor Amphitheater to our historic School House for photos!


Sat, Aug 7, 2021
11:00 am - 2:00 pm