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July 2018

Songcatchers Music Series

Sun, Jul 22, 2018
4:00 pm
- 5:30 pm $10 regular; $5 youth ages 4-12
The Cradle of Forestry 11250 Pisgah Highway
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 United States

About The Songcatchers Music Series, now in its 16th year, showcases acoustic music with roots in the Southern Appalachians and the musicians who nurture the tradition of passing this heritage on to others. This event is an official part of the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area’s Blue Ridge Music Trail. Schedule 3:00 p.m. · Local musicians are often on site to jam before the concert 4:00 p.m.· Concert begins with a warm-up. After a short break the featured performer will…

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Woodsy Owl’s Curiosity Club

Wed, Jul 25, 2018
10:30 am
- 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until Thu, Aug 2, 2018

$5 per child
The Cradle of Forestry 11250 Pisgah Highway
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 United States

    Woodsy Owl is the USDA Forest Service’s conservation symbol whose motto is, “Lend a hand, care for the land!” Programs run weekly between June 13- August 2.     Program Info: Each Wednesday or Thursday an outdoor-oriented activity explores a different forest related theme. Wednesdays are perfect for parents who have multiple children old enough for Woodsy and Junior Forester. Designed to engage 4-7 year olds in the natural world around them. Blends investigation and creativity. Each child…

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Junior Forester Program

Wed, Jul 25, 2018
10:30 am
- 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until Wed, Aug 1, 2018

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

When Wednesdays, June 13- August 1; 10:30am – 12:30pm. Junior Foresters are invited to any number of the themed weeks. The program is designed for boys and girls ages 8-12. Please register ahead of time by calling 828-877-3130. Program Info Weekly Junior Foresters engage with the outdoors learning a range of topics from forestry, forest sciences, outdoor ethics and stewardship. Registration is required. Each youth receives a Junior Forester badge upon taking the “Conservation Pledge.”   Wednesday Themes: 2018 Topics will…

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Woodsy Owl’s Curiosity Club

Thu, Jul 26, 2018
10:30 am
- 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until Thu, Aug 2, 2018

$5 per child
The Cradle of Forestry 11250 Pisgah Highway
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 United States

    Woodsy Owl is the USDA Forest Service’s conservation symbol whose motto is, “Lend a hand, care for the land!” Programs run weekly between June 13- August 2.     Program Info: Each Wednesday or Thursday an outdoor-oriented activity explores a different forest related theme. Wednesdays are perfect for parents who have multiple children old enough for Woodsy and Junior Forester. Designed to engage 4-7 year olds in the natural world around them. Blends investigation and creativity. Each child…

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Songcatchers Music Series

Sun, Jul 29, 2018
4:00 pm
- 5:30 pm $10 regular; $5 youth ages 4-12
The Cradle of Forestry 11250 Pisgah Highway
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 United States

About The Songcatchers Music Series, now in its 16th year, showcases acoustic music with roots in the Southern Appalachians and the musicians who nurture the tradition of passing this heritage on to others. This event is an official part of the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area’s Blue Ridge Music Trail. Schedule 3:00 p.m.·      Local musicians are often on site to jam before the concert 4:00 p.m.·      Concert begins with a warm-up with the Transylvania County’s East Fork Gals.…

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August 2018

Woodsy Owl’s Curiosity Club

Wed, Aug 1, 2018
10:30 am
- 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until Thu, Aug 2, 2018

$5 per child
The Cradle of Forestry 11250 Pisgah Highway
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 United States

    Woodsy Owl is the USDA Forest Service’s conservation symbol whose motto is, “Lend a hand, care for the land!” Programs run weekly between June 13- August 2.     Program Info: Each Wednesday or Thursday an outdoor-oriented activity explores a different forest related theme. Wednesdays are perfect for parents who have multiple children old enough for Woodsy and Junior Forester. Designed to engage 4-7 year olds in the natural world around them. Blends investigation and creativity. Each child…

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Junior Forester Program

Wed, Aug 1, 2018
10:30 am
- 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until Wed, Aug 1, 2018

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

When Wednesdays, June 13- August 1; 10:30am – 12:30pm. Junior Foresters are invited to any number of the themed weeks. The program is designed for boys and girls ages 8-12. Please register ahead of time by calling 828-877-3130. Program Info Weekly Junior Foresters engage with the outdoors learning a range of topics from forestry, forest sciences, outdoor ethics and stewardship. Registration is required. Each youth receives a Junior Forester badge upon taking the “Conservation Pledge.”   Wednesday Themes: 2018 Topics will…

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Woodsy Owl’s Curiosity Club

Thu, Aug 2, 2018
10:30 am
- 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until Thu, Aug 2, 2018

$5 per child
The Cradle of Forestry 11250 Pisgah Highway
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 United States

    Woodsy Owl is the USDA Forest Service’s conservation symbol whose motto is, “Lend a hand, care for the land!” Programs run weekly between June 13- August 2.     Program Info: Each Wednesday or Thursday an outdoor-oriented activity explores a different forest related theme. Wednesdays are perfect for parents who have multiple children old enough for Woodsy and Junior Forester. Designed to engage 4-7 year olds in the natural world around them. Blends investigation and creativity. Each child…

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Smokey Bear’s 74th Birthday Party

Sat, Aug 4, 2018
11:00 am
- 1:00 pm
The Cradle of Forestry 11250 Pisgah Highway
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 United States

Smokey Bear, the symbol of wildland fire prevention, turns 74 this year. The Cradle of Forestry hosts this special bear’s birthday party each year. Smokey will help cut his birthday cake then meet and greet with his friends during the celebration. Party Details: Party time is from  11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Afterward a live animal program follows the party behind the Forest Discovery Center. During the party there are activities and games, such as firefighting equipment, Smokey Bingo, pin the pail on the…

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“Bears” Workshop

Mon, Aug 6, 2018
9:30 am
- 4:00 pm FREE for participants

This workshop, led by a N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission educator, will focus on black bears in North Carolina. A majority of the workshop will be spent learning about the life history and current research on black bears, as well as activities that can be incorporated into educational programs. Details: Participants are eligible to receive 6 hours of Criteria III credit toward their N.C. Environmental Education Certification. This workshop will be hosted in the Perkins Room of the Forest Discovery Center…

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