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Many activities in the regions surrounding the Blue Ridge Parkway are available year-round for free. Special events, hiking, live music, volunteering and lots more are included in this article. Read More
The Blue Ridge Parkway and surrounding mountain communities in both Virginia and North Carolina have a long and storied history as an arts and culture destination. Traditional artisans still practice their crafts, while up and coming artists forge ahead in new techniques and cutting edge creativity. Read More
August 26 Program: My U-2 Years By Gregory Ehr On Friday, August 26, at 2:00 p.m., Col. Richard “Duke” Woodhull, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), will present the free program “My U-2 Years… Dancing with the Dragon Lady”. The presentation will be held at the Rogow Room of the… Read More
James M. Scott to speak on His New Book, Black Snow, on Nov. 2 in Brevard James M. Scott, the author of the recently released Black Snow: Curtis LeMay, the Firebombing of Tokyo, and the Road to the Atomic Bomb, will speak on Nov. 2 at the Transylvania County Library,… Read More
October 20 Program – Loyal Forces: The American Animals of World War II The Brevard College History Program and the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas are pleased to host Brevard College alumna Toni McCourt Kiser for a discussion of her book, Loyal Forces: The American Animals of World… Read More
Stargazing tips from Mt. Mitchell south to Cowee Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Click here for details. Read More
July 28 Program: The Battle of Bunker Hill: Prelude to Independence By Gregory Ehr On Thursday, July 28 at 2:00 p.m., Jeff Brewer, a member of the Sons of the American Revolution, will present the free program “The Battle of Bunker Hill: Prelude to Independence.” The presentation will… Read More
They Fought for Our Freedom The Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas invites you to join us at Transylvania County Library’s Rogow Room on December 2 at 2:00 P.M. for a free encore showing of “Through Their Eyes.” A series of six brief films tells the stories of America’s conflicts… Read More
Viewing History “Through Their Eyes” By Michel Robertson The Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas is proud to announce an exciting addition to their galleries: “Through Their Eyes: The History of America at War from 1917 through the Global War on Terror.” Beginning on November 1, 2022, each museum gallery… Read More