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Events for Aug 29, 2015

Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

August 29 2015, All Day Event (View All Dates) | Chimney Rock State Park

Take a Child Outside Week is a national movement started in NC that features special Ranger-led programs at N.C. state parks. Join us for special, family-friendly outdoor activities on Sat. Sept 26 throughout the day, including special interactive presentations by local authors at Writers on the Rock for Kids, then don’t miss the rare opportunity to camp beneath the stars that night. Cost: All activities except Family Campout are included with Park admission; Camping cost is $8 per person in addition to Park admission. Kids 5 and under are free.

Railroad Heritage Weekend

August 29 2015, All Day Event (View All Dates) | Tweetsie Railroad

Ticketed event. A unique weekend celebrating the history of Tweetsie, the ET&WNC Railroad, and mountain culture. Enjoy traditional dance and craft demonstrations by the Cherokee Tsalagi Touring Program on Saturday. Cherokee Dance Shows at 11:00 am, 1:00 and 3:00 pm.

Music in the Mountains Concert Series

August 29 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm (View All Dates) | Bryson City NC Train Depot

Each Saturday evening from June - October enjoy FREE live music at the Bryson City Train Depot...click on the event title for details.

Upstairs Tour of Cone Manor

August 29 2015, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm (View All Dates) | Cone Manor

Ranger led tours of the second floor of the former home of Moses and Bertha Cone. Tour is approximately 45 minutes long and reservations are required. To reserve a tour: call 828-295-3782 or sign up at the NPS information desk at the Manor House. Reservations accepted beginning at 10:00am Friday for the upcoming weekend only. No advance reservations, please.

Live Glassblowing Demonstrations

August 29 2015, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm (View All Dates) | Sunspots Studios

Summer hours: Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. One to three artists work in the public hot shop throughout the day and visitors are invited to watch their craft and ask questions. Make your own glass ornament or just observe the artists at work. 540-885-0678, www.sunspots.com.

Mid-Day Mountain Music

August 29 2015, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm (View All Dates) | Blue Ridge Music Center

Experience regional traditional music each day of the week with Mid-Day Mountain Musicians on the breezeway of the visitors center where "The Roots of American Music Museum," an entertaining exhibition highlighting the historical significance of the region's music, is also located.

The Blue Ridge Music Center Presents Steep Canyon Rangers with Mountain Park Old Time Band

August 29 2015, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Blue Ridge Music Center

The Steep Canyon Rangers play progressive bluegrass music firmly rooted in tradition, with smart, original songs. They are seasoned and dynamic, never failing to thrill their audience with instrumental dexterity and speed, tight harmonies, and the fun they obviously have on stage. The Steep Canyon Rangers are Woody Platt (guitar), Graham Sharp (banjo), Charles Humphrey (bass), Mike Guggino (mandolin), Nicky Sanders (fiddle) and Mike Ashworth(box kit). Cost To Attend: $20. 866-308-2773 or www.blueridgemusiccenter.org.

Tracks Music & Dance

August 29 2015, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm (View All Dates) | Tracks Event Center

Join owners Jack and Trish Freck each Saturday evening for music and dancing at the Tracks Event Center located just outside Old Fort. The house band is, Rewind, playing a mix of 50s, 60s, 70s, a little country and bluegrass plus special requests! Free line dancing classes between 6:00 and 7:00 pm before the main show starts at 7:30 pm. Plenty of room for dancing and socializing inside this 4,000 square foot building. Event is smoke and alcohol free. Snacks and drinks are available at Trish's Tiki Hut. Admission charge. Check out their event calendar for other performances and additional details. http://www.trackseventcenter.com

Saturday Night Square Dances

August 29 2015, 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm (View All Dates) | Geneva Hall

For more than 80 years, Geneva Hall has hosted square dances inside Geneva Hall in "uptown" Little Switzerland, during July and August. Local musicians perform while Frank Brown does the calling. Cake walks, clogging, broom dances and more! Additional details are online. www.explorelittleswitzerland.com

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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Saturday, August 29, 2015, 6:00 pm

Railroad Heritage Weekend

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Music in the Mountains Concert Series

Saturday, June 6, 2015, 6:30 pm

Upstairs Tour of Cone Manor

Saturday, August 29, 2015, 10:00 am

Live Glassblowing Demonstrations

Saturday, August 29, 2015, 10:00 am

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Saturday, August 29, 2015, 12:00 pm

The Blue Ridge Music Center Presents Steep Canyon Rangers with Mountain Park Old Time Band

Saturday, August 29, 2015, 7:00 pm

Tracks Music & Dance

Saturday, August 29, 2015, 7:00 pm

Saturday Night Square Dances

Saturday, August 29, 2015, 8:00 pm
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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Sunday, August 30, 2015, 6:00 pm

Railroad Heritage Weekend

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Upstairs Tours at Cone Manor

Sunday, August 30, 2015, 10:00 am

Live Glassblowing Demonstrations

Sunday, August 30, 2015, 10:00 am

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Sunday, August 30, 2015, 12:00 pm

Informal Jam on the Porch

Sunday, August 30, 2015, 2:00 pm
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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Monday, August 31, 2015, 6:00 pm

Live Glassblowing Demonstrations

Monday, August 31, 2015, 10:00 am

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Monday, August 31, 2015, 12:00 pm
         
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