Sale features 30,000 sorted books in every topic plus puzzles and CDs, with prices ranging from 25 cents and up. No credit or debit cards will be accepted. Dealers are welcome with no restrictions. Proceeds from the sale are used to fund scholarships and educational support for local young women. Left over books are made available to nonprofits, camps, churches, and schools. Tuesday has everything 25 percent off; Wednesday is half price; Thursday is $5 a box.
Garden educator and author Amy Landers comes live from the hive and garden via Facebook video for a short daily lesson about pollinators in the garden. On Friday evening she presents an in-depth webinar and live Q and A about pollinator-friendly plants and practices. Go online to pre-register. The times are June 18-22, noon to 12:20pm and June 22, 8:30-10pm.
Four years ago, North Carolina photographer Micah Cash decided to capture the TVA dams as they exist today and explore how locals now use the spaces they created. Over the span of three years, he spent a total of eight weeks capturing the impact of one of the largest government programs in history. Cash will be exhibiting his photographs and will have a monograph for www.micahcash.com/dangerouswaters.
Lewis Creek Preserve, an eight-acre preserve protected and managed by Conserving Carolina, will be the site of a nature walk led by MountainTrue ecologist and public lands director Bob Gale. He will interpret the plant life, wildflowers, and value of pollinators on the property. A boardwalk along the trail overlooks a remaining rare Southern Appalachian bog ecosystem. Contact MountainTrue to register.
Group meets every Tuesday at 1pm. Come share what you are working on or get help from the group.
Workshops provide expert instruction in traditional music for adult students. The teachers will review the basics of folk music on the banjo, mandolin, fiddle, guitar or ukulele. One class is $30 or you can take both for 50.
This group is for users of all things Apple and those who want to learn more. The group decides on and discusses different topics each month. No registration is required.
Join a park naturalist for an informal program where you will meet some of the park's wilder teammates. Kids of all ages are sure to take home some fun facts and special memories. Then, grab a Track Trail brochure at the Animal Discovery Den and round out the day with a hike along the Great Woodland Adventure trail with 12 education stations. Don’t forget your camera. The activities are included with park admission.
Teens and adults are encouraged to bring their own journal. All other supplies will be provided.
A Chimney Park ranger will teach children ages 10 and up all about peregrine falcons.
This is an interest group held by the public where medium to advanced levels of Spanish are spoken. Stop by and test your Spanish comprehension.
Sierra Nevada is creating a weekly gathering of local and sustainable farmers, merchants, and artists that provide fresh produce and goods to the Fletcher and Mills River community. The market starts in May and runs through October on Tuesdays. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in becoming a vendor.