Play Parkway Jeopardy Aug. 24 with Blue Ridge Parkway Rangers for this Weekend’s Programs

Published Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 2:27 pm

Aug. 21, 2012. Blue Ridge Parkway Ranger Programs Aug. 24-26 are free and open to the public. 

Moses H. Cone Memorial Park – Milepost 294

Saturdays and Sundays

Flat Top Manor Upstairs Tours

Join a ranger for a tour of the second floor of the beautiful, former home of Moses and Bertha Cone.  Tours are held Saturdays and Sundays and last about 45 minutes. Tours will end the weekend of Oct. 21, 2012.    

Tour Days & Times: Saturday and Sunday mornings at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and afternoons at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Reservations Required: Accepted on a first-come basis by phone or walk-ins: There are a limited number of persons allowed on each tour. Call 828-295-3782 or sign up at the NPS information desk at the Moses Cone Manor House. Reservations are accepted beginning at 9 am on Friday for the weekend of the requested tour only.

 

Saturday, August 25 at 6:30 p.m.

“A Tale of Two Spinsters”

Join a ranger to discuss the lives of Claribel and Etta Cone. The two sisters of Moses Cone who defined themselves as art collectors. Meet on the front porch of the Flat Top Manor house.

 

Julian Price Park Amphitheater – Milepost 297

Friday, August 24 at 6:30 p.m.

“Share the Journey”: Let’s Play Jeopardy on the Parkway!

The Blue Ridge Parkway has been called “America’s Favorite Drive” and for good reason. For generations people have stepped out into this living museum. Upon learning many things you can test your knowledge about the great & small that define the beauty of the Blue Ridge.

 

Sunday, August 26 at 6:30 p.m.

Julian Price: A Man with a Dream

Join a ranger for an evening stroll around Price Park Lake. Hear the story of a man who loved the natural beauty and restful solitude of the mountains, and how his dream was to share this beauty with others. 

Approximately 1 hour.  

Special thanks to these organizations for their financial support of these programs

Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, Eastern National, and FRIENDS of the Blue Ridge Parkway


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