Blue Ridge Parkway Ranger Programs are Free and Open to the Public; Learn About the Fir Tree Oct. 20

Published Friday, October 12, 2012 at 2:59 pm

 Oct. 12, 2012. Blue Ridge Parkway Ranger Programs are free and open to the public.

Friday, Oct. 19, 2012

Linville Falls Campground Amphitheater – Milepost 316

7 p.m. – Fungus Among Us

It is easy to do without silver and gold and your toga and cloak, but it is difficult to give up mushrooms.”  Come find out why fungi are some of the most important (and coolest) organisms on the planet.

 

Crabtree Falls Campground Amphitheater- Milepost 340

7 p.m. – Where the Wild Things Are

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

 

Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012

Linville Falls Visitor Center—Milepost 316

10:30 a.m. – Tabletop Mushrooms

Come learn about one of the most important (and coolest) organisms on earth.

 

Minerals Museum—Milepost 331

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  – The Civil War in the Mountains – Living History Event

Stroll through an encampment of western North Carolina confederates and learn about lesser known aspects of this important war.

 

Linville Falls Campground Amphitheater – Milepost 316

7 p.m. – O Christmas Tree 

There is a special place for this holiday decoration in the hearts of everyone. Along the Parkway can be seen this symbol of Christmas, but come and learn about this beloved fir beyond is tradition.

 

Crabtree Falls Campground Amphitheater- Milepost 340

7 p.m. Ghosts of the Old North State

Come hear tales of hauntings in the hills around you.

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