In Search of the Blue Ghosts

Cradle of Forestry Heritage Site 11250 Pisgah Highway, Pisgah Forest

The Blue Ridge is home to a very unique creature that some say resembles a tribe of fairies carrying blue candles through the forest....

$15

Legend of Tommy Hodges Outdoor Drama

Cradle of Forestry Heritage Site 11250 Pisgah Highway, Pisgah Forest

A mystery over time becomes a legend, and a legend grows in the telling. It was Halloween night 1906 in the Blue Ridge mountains when...

$3 – $6

Opening Day Celebration: Old Time Plowing and Folkways

Cradle of Forestry Heritage Site 11250 Pisgah Highway, Pisgah Forest

The Cradle of Forestry hosts an opening day celebration with old time plowing and folkways on Saturday, April 7, from 10am-4pm. Winter has passed, and...

World Migratory Bird Day Celebration

Cradle of Forestry Heritage Site 11250 Pisgah Highway, Pisgah Forest

Spring forests and fields are alive with song resulting from the bustle of migratory birds. Bird day celebrates their return from tropical winter homes...

$3 – $6

Cradle to Grave Race

Cradle of Forestry Heritage Site 11250 Pisgah Highway, Pisgah Forest

This event celebrates a unique location and connection with the cultural and natural history of the area. The Hunter Subaru Cradle-to-Grave 30k will start...

$50 – $80

In Search of Blue Ghosts Twilight Tour

Cradle of Forestry Heritage Site 11250 Pisgah Highway, Pisgah Forest

Once a year for a short duration, blue ghost fireflies hover the forest floor with a lingering bluish glow. Seek alongside naturalists on paved...

$8 – $16

National Get Outdoors Day

Cradle of Forestry Heritage Site 11250 Pisgah Highway, Pisgah Forest

Begun in 2008 by the USDA Forest Service, this event encourages Americans to seek out healthy, active outdoor lifestyles. The day includes skills teaching and...

Free

Pink Beds BioBlitz

Cradle of Forestry Heritage Site 11250 Pisgah Highway, Pisgah Forest

This event explores all living things in the Pink Beds valley of Pisgah National Forest with demonstrations by forest professionals and citizen science activities...

Free – $6

Things That Go Bump in the Night

Cradle of Forestry Heritage Site 11250 Pisgah Highway, Pisgah Forest

The sun sets, the moon begins to rise and all manner of creepy crawly critters make their way through the darkening forests of Pisgah...

$10 – $20

Camping in the Old Style

Cradle of Forestry Heritage Site 11250 Pisgah Highway, Pisgah Forest

The Acorn Patrol demonstrates early methods of camping at the turn of the 20th century. See bushcraft techniques of the North Carolina mountains such...

$5