Hear the Stories of Local Moonshiner Charlie Fox’s Questionable Business at Blue Ridge Ranger Programs

Published Friday, September 28, 2012 at 12:50 pm

Sept. 28, 2012. Blue Ridge Parkway Ranger Programs are free and open to the public.

Friday October 5, 2012

Linville Falls Visitor Center—Milepost 316

2 p.m. – Skunk, Polecat, Whatever the Name it Still Stinks!

Stop by and talk to a ranger to learn a little more about our fragrant friend of the woods, the skunk.

 

Linville Falls Campground Amphitheater – Milepost 316

7 p.m. – Getting Out of the Moonshine Business

When local moonshiner Charlie Fox has a change of heart about his illicit line of work, he finds out that his “business partner” has no intention of letting him renege on their agreement. Charlie’s clever solution to his conundrum has become a local legend. 

Crabtree Falls Campground Amphitheater- Milepost 340

7 p.m. – Park Smartz Trivia

Join a Ranger for a good ole game of trivia and test your knowledge of America’s National Parks and the wildlife within. All ages welcome. 

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Linville Falls Visitor Center—Milepost 316

2 p.m.– Where the Wild Things Are

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

 

Linville Falls Campground Amphitheater – Milepost 316

7 p.m. Wilderness Skills: Knot Another One

This basic skill has been used for centuries to join object, secure things, or just for show. Come  learn about useful knots in everyday situations as well as those that might help you in the wilderness.

 

Crabtree Falls Campground Amphitheater- Milepost 340

7 p.m. The Fabulous Skunk

Camping gives visitors a chance to see and hear unfamiliar wildlife. Some we fear unnecessarily; a little understanding and the scary becomes the friend.

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