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The Legend of Tommy Hodges- Outdoor Drama

Fri, Oct 22, 2021
6:30 pm
- 9:00 pm

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One event on Sat, Oct 23, 2021 at 6:30 pm

The Cradle of Forestry is excited to offer visitors their incredibly outdoor drama, “The Legend of Tommy Hodges,” on Friday, Oct. 22nd and Saturday, Oct. 23rd, 2021. Show times for both events will be at 6:30 and 8:00pm and will be limited to a total of 50 participants per showing.


  • Friday October 22 at 6:30pm and 8pm
  • Saturday October 23 at 6:30pm and 8pm


  • All Shows are SOLD OUT
  • Purchase at the Pisgah Ranger Station or at the Cradle of Forestry
  • $14 for ages 13 and up
  • $7.00 for youth 12 and under as well as for Cradle Annual Pass, America the Beautiful and Golden Age Passport holders


  • At the Cradle of Forestry, along our 1-mile paved Biltmore Campus Trail

During this unique and exciting outdoor performance, audiences will travel back in time to the year 1908 and hear yarns about the legendary Tommy Hodges, a student of the Biltmore Forest School who went missing one autumn night. Audiences will be led around the Biltmore Campus Trail by different characters from the play and watch as the story unfolds around them from all sides. In addition, audience members are invited to dress up in Biltmore Forest School-era clothing (early 1900’s) to fully immerse themselves in the event and take part in the story.  

The show is a one-mile-long experience, as the audience walks the well-lit trail to see the entire play and takes about 45 minutes to an hour. The story is better suitable for ages six and up. Audience members are asked to dress warmly, wear comfortable walking shoes, bring a flashlight, and although we love our pets as much as you, we ask that you please leave them at home. Ponchos and other raingear are welcome if the weather is drizzly, but please leave umbrellas at home so everyone has a chance to see the show unobstructed.

Admission to the show is $14.00 for ages 13 and up, $7.00 for youth 12 and under as well as for Cradle Annual Pass, America the Beautiful and Golden Age Passport holders.  Please call the Cradle at (828) 877-3130 if the weather is severe as the show may be cancelled. The Cradle of Forestry is located on Hwy. 276 in the Pisgah National Forest near Brevard, NC. Tickets will be sold in person at the Pisgah Ranger Station and Cradle of Forestry. For more information call (828) 877-3130.



Fri, Oct 22, 2021
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


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