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Hear the Story of Charlie Fox, Moonshiner and Local Legend from the Blue Ridge Parkway Rangers Aug. 3

Friday August 3, 2012

Linville Falls Campground Amphitheater – Milepost 316

7:30pm – 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 its tradition.

Approximately 45 minutes in length


Crabtree Falls Campground Amphitheater- Milepost 340

7:30pm – 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.

Approximately 45 minutes in length


Saturday, August 4, 2012 

Linville Falls Visitor Center-Milepost 316

10:00am – 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.


No evening programs this Saturday



All programs are Free and open to the public


Special thanks to Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, Eastern National, and FRIENDS of the Blue Ridge Parkway for their financial support of these programs.