Month: January 2020

Ola Belle Reed Song Writer’s Retreat (April 17th thru April 19th, 2020)

Ola Belle Reed Song Writer's Retreat

For three days in the mountains of Ashe County, NC, top-notch songwriters give instruction across various levels of songwriting. Add jam sessions, individual instruction, student showcase and an evening concert with instructors to fill a weekend of song-writing inspiration. In honor of Ola Belle Reed as a songwriter, storyteller and humanist who used her craft and art to build community and love. Go to special events on the website for the Ola Belle Reed Song Writer’s Retreat page for more information.

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Harmonia Baroque (Feb 1st 2020)

Harmonia Baroque

Sat Feb 1, 2020 | 7:30PM
Ashe Arts Center

In the spirit of this elegant period music, Harmonia Baroque offers a unique experience for audience members. The players take great pleasure in the challenge and rewards of performing Baroque music on the instruments for which it was written.

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Mount Jefferson Natural Area Jan 2020 Events

Mount Jefferson State Natural Area

Mount Jefferson State Natural Area

Climate Tower Hike

Are you interested in Climate Change & Green House Gasses? Join us for a hike to the Climate tower. We will discuss the science of long wave radiation, albedo, feedback, and Greenhouse gasses. Our hike will end at the summit where we examine the climate data sensors and tower.

Date of Event: Sat, 01/18/2020 – 2:00pm
Start Location: Picnic Area

Don’t overlook the Overlooks

Meet the ranger for driving tour of each of the three parking lot overlooks. We will discuss park and local history as we enjoy the distant views that make up a vast ocean of mountains.

Date of Event: Sun, 01/19/2020 – 2:00pm
Start Location: First Overlook

Luther Rock Nature Hike

Meet the park ranger for a One-mile hike to Luther Rock outcrop. Come and explore some of the park’s most amazing views along the mountain ridgeline. Wear sturdy shoes. 922

Date of Event: Sat, 01/25/2020 – 2:00pm
Start Location: Picnic Area

Climate Tower Hike

Are you interested in Climate Change & Green House Gasses? Join us for a hike to the Climate tower. We will discuss the science of long wave radiation, albedo, feedback, and Greenhouse gasses. Our hike will end at the summit where we examine the climate data sensors and tower.

Date of Event: Sun, 01/26/2020 – 2:00pm
Start Location: Picnic Area

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Elk Knob State Park Early 2020 Events

New River State Park

Elk Knob State Park

Park Office: 828-297-7261

Master Plan Preview

Come and join the park superintendent as he discusses master plan development at Elk Knob State Park. Participants will be able to view preliminary schematics. Program is weather dependent.

Date of Event: Sat, 01/18/2020 – 2:00pm
Start Location: Park Office

Headwaters

Come learn about headwaters and why protecting them is so important. Meet at the park office.

Date of Event: Sat, 01/25/2020 – 1:00pm
Start Location: Park Office

Winter Edibles

Come learn about some of the edible plants you can find in the mountains in winter.
Meet at the park office.

Date of Event: Sat, 02/22/2020 – 1:00pm
Start Location: Park Office

Wildflower Identification Techniques

Take a hike with a ranger and learn some basics about plant taxonomy, ecology, and ethnobotany. Dress for the weather. Hike may be rescheduled in case of inclement weather.

Date of Event: Sat, 04/18/2020 – 1:00pm
Start Location: Trailhead Parking Lot

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Nation’s Inn Kinston, NC

Formerly a Country Hearth Inn and Suites we are now pleased to announce Nation’s Inn Kinston. Located at 410 E New Bern Rd, Kinston, NC 28504. You can reach them at (252) 527-6064.

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