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July 2021

$20

Songcatchers Summer Concert Series

Sun, Jul 18, 2021
3:00 pm
- 5:00 pm
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One event on Sun, Jul 18, 2021 at 3:00 pm

$20 for ages 13 and up, $10 for Cradle Annual and Federal Passholders, $5 for children ages 6-12

Songcatchers Summer Concert Series is back at the Cradle of Forestry. This summer enjoy performances from Chatham Rabbits on July 11th, and Shay Martin Lovette on July 18th. All concerts take place at the Cradle of Forestry’s outdoor amphitheater.

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Woodsy Owl’s Curiosity Club

Wed, Jul 21, 2021
10:30 am
- 12:00 pm

 This program’s theme is The Ants Go Marching! Children ages 4 to 7 will explore the tiny world of ants, learning more about how they look, what they are so busy doing and the chores they do that keeps their community running. Children will enjoy a story, fun games, hands-on activities, and a craft. All children must be accompanied by an adult. You must pre-register for this program. Click this link to register online.  Prices: $5 per child (includes site…

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Woodsy Owl’s Curiosity Club

Wed, Jul 28, 2021
10:30 am
- 12:00 pm

 This program’s theme is Slimy & Scaly Creatures! Children ages 4 to 7 will learn about local reptile and amphibians, exploring what makes them unique and different. Children will enjoy a story, fun games, hands-on activities, and a craft. All children must be accompanied by an adult. You must pre-register for this program. This program is FULL Prices: $5 per child (includes site admission fee + program fee) $3 per Adult (includes 1/2 off site admission fee) 

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August 2021

Woodsy Owl’s Curiosity Club

Wed, Aug 4, 2021
10:30 am
- 12:00 pm

 This program’s theme is Navigation! Children ages 4 to 7 will learn about maps, cardinal directions and basic compass skills. Children will enjoy a story, fun games, hands-on activities, and a craft. All children must be accompanied by an adult. You must pre-register for this program. This program is FULL Prices: $5 per child (includes site admission fee + program fee) $3 per Adult (includes 1/2 off site admission fee) 

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Smokey Bear’s Birthday Party

Sat, Aug 7, 2021
11:00 am
- 2:00 pm Regular admission fees apply.

Smokey Bear’s Birthday Party at the Cradle of Forestry in America. Saturday August 7th from 11am to 2pm. Come play games, win prizes and meet Smokey Bear! We will also have author Laura Sperry Gardner here to read and sign her new counting book, Blue Ridge Babies 1, 2, 3.

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Woodsy Owl’s Curiosity Club

Wed, Aug 11, 2021
10:30 am
- 12:00 pm

 This program’s theme is Forest Fairy Tales! Children ages 4 to 7 will explore the Jack and the Beanstalk story. Children will enjoy a story, fun games, hands-on activities, and a craft. All children must be accompanied by an adult. You must pre-register for this program. Program is Full Prices: $5 per child (includes site admission fee + program fee) $3 per Adult (includes 1/2 off site admission fee) 

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September 2021

National Public Lands Day

Sat, Sep 25, 2021
10:00 am
- 5:00 pm Free Admission Day
The Cradle of Forestry 11250 Pisgah Highway
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 United States

Celebrate National Public Lands Day at the Cradle of Forestry in America in Pisgah National Forest on Saturday September 25th. Our site will be open 10am to 5pm that day and be FREE for ALL visitors. The Cradle will be celebrating Woodsy Owl’s 50th birthday, host a service project, and offer on-site guided tours of our interpretive trails. Come celebrate and explore your public lands! Check our website for times and information.

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October 2021

Camping in the Old Style

Sat, Oct 9, 2021
10:00 am
- 5:00 pm
The Cradle of Forestry 11250 Pisgah Highway
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 United States

Visit with the Acorn Patrol, a small group of classic campers in a re-created campsite of the early 1900’s as they set-up camp at the Cradle of Forestry.  At this time in history the Pisgah National Forest was in its infancy, and city folk were discovering the joys of outdoor recreation.

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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, 11250 Pisgah Highway
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 United States

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.

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The Legend of Tommy Hodges- Outdoor Drama

Sat, Oct 23, 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, 11250 Pisgah Highway
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 United States

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.

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