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Published Friday, June 30, 2017 at 9:47 am

14th Annual SafetyFest Returns to the High Country, Saturday

Seven Devils is bringing the annual SafetyFest back to the High Country on Saturday, July 1, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Come out and enjoy the Barbeque served from 11:00am – 3:00pm. Cost is $8.00 for adults and Children under 12 are $5.00. Craft Booths display local wares; Raffle Winners are drawn every hour (need not be present to win); silent auction items bidding from 10:00am – 2:30pm.
 

Free Classical Concert at the Daniel Boone Native Gardens, Saturday

Music for Harmony hosts a free classical concert this Saturday, July 1st, 11am in Daniel Boone Native Gardens of Boone, NC. Concert will feature musicians Drew LeslieJessica Warner, Lindsey Wilson, Barry BauguessEric Luke, and Beth Wiese. All music is environment themed: Water Music, Flight of the Bumblebee, Nature Boy, Rustle of Spring, Raindrop Prelude, Moonlight Sonata, Flower Duet, The Swan, Aquarium, Clair de Lune, and Quiet City. Money raised in the raffle will go to Climate Voices US. Raffle items include gift cards to RiverGirl Fishing Company, passes to Grandfather Mountain, a $50 gift card to Appalachian Mountain Brewery and Cidery, and a gift card to Mint | Indian Cuisine! Please bring chairs or blankets.
 
 

Blue Ridge Parkway Ranger Programs, July 5-9

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Cone Manor – Milepost 294

10:30 – 12:00 Informal Upstairs Tour at Cone Manor

The second floor of Cone Manor will be open for a self guided tour. Rangers will be on hand to answer questions.

 

Friday, July 7, 2017

Cone Manor – Milepost 294

10:30 – 12:00 Informal Upstairs Tour at Cone Manor

The second floor of Cone Manor will be open for a self guided tour.

 

Saturday July 8, 2017

 Price Park Amphitheater Program

7:00 pm – Milepost 296

Coyotes in Our Midst. Coyotes are adaptable

and resilient carnivores that have greatly expanded

their range.   Learn about this fascinating animal and

what to do if you encounter one face to face.

 

Cone Manor – Milepost 294

10:00, 11:00, Upstairs Tours at Cone Manor

Ranger led tours of the second floor of the former home of Moses and Bertha Cone. Tour is approximately 45 minutes long and reservations are required. To reserve a tour: call 828-295-3782 or sign up at the NPS information desk at the Manor House. Reservations are accepted beginning at 10:00am Friday for the upcoming weekend only. No advance reservations, please.

 

1:00 – 3:00 – Informal Upstairs Tour at Cone Manor

The second floor of Cone Manor will be open for a Self Guided tour. Rangers will be on hand to answer questions.

 

 

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Cone Manor – Milepost 294

10:00, 11:00, 2:00, 3:00 -Upstairs Tours at Cone Manor

Ranger led tours of the second floor of the former home of Moses and Bertha Cone. See Saturday (above) for details.

 

ALL PROGRAMS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

 

Blue Ridge Parkway Evening Program, July 8

Saturday, July 8th, 2017

Linville Falls Campground Amphitheater – Milepost 316

7:00pm Mountain Murder Mysteries: Death on the Long Hunt

Pushing deep into the wilderness, long hunter William Linville and his son would end up giving their lives near the river and the spectacular waterfall that still bears their name today. Join the ranger to learn more about this fascinating story and how they met their tragic end.

 

“Barking Dogs” on the Blue Ridge, July 8

Saturday Night, July 8 at 7 p.m. at the Price Amphitheater

Join a Ranger for a program on Coyotes that are living in our midst. Learn about this fascinating animal and what to do if you encounter one.

 

The Spa at Eseeola Lodge Seeks Employees 

The Spa at Eseeola Lodge: seeking experienced massage therapists and nail technicians.  If you are extremely professional with a polished appearance and positive attitude, we would like you to join our team of highly trained spa professionals. Submit your resume to [email protected]

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