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!