Parkway Programs June 29-30 are Fun and Educational!

Published Friday, June 29, 2012 at 11:52 am

June 29, 2012. Blue Ridge Parkway programs June 29-30 are fun and exciting this week. Learn about Frankie Silver, one of the first women executed by the state of North Carolina and the reason why her husband has three graves. Learn what to do in different wildlife scenarios and about commonly feared critters. Bring the whole family and enjoy the outdoors.

 

Friday, June 29

Linville Falls Campground Amphitheater – Milepost 316

7:30 p.m. – Where the Wild Things Are

Snakes, spiders and bears, Oh My! Come and learn about the species that many people fear.

Approximately 45 minutes in length

 

Crabtree Falls Campground Amphitheater- Milepost 340

7:30pm – Mountain Murder Mysteries: ‘Til Death Do Us Part!

Frankie Silver was one of the first women executed by the state of North Carolina. Learn the tale of her grisly deeds and the reason why her husband has three graves.

Approximately 45 minutes in length

 

Saturday, June 30

Linville Falls Campground Amphitheater – Milepost 316

7:30pm – What’s Eating The Trees?

While driving along the Blue Ridge Parkway you may have noticed dead and dying trees. Find out who the culprits are, and what the future holds for the forests.

Approximately 45 minutes in length

 

Crabtree Falls Campground Amphitheater- Milepost 340

7:30pm – Wilderness Skills: What to do when…

While out hiking you may become lost, get injured, encounter wildlife or endure a thunderstorm. What do you do then? Come find out about these and other situations.

Approximately 45 minutes in length

 

All programs are Free and open to the public

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