Schedule – 2017

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MARCH

March 17 “Wild Edibles & Medicinals of Appalachia” – Volunteers in Parks for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  Sugarlands Training Room

APRIL

April  7-9  “Cherokee Finger Weaving” – John C. Campbell Folk School
To register call 828-837-2775

April 11-15   Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage   Great Smoky Mountains National Park Gatlinburg, TN    Evening Programs and Guided Hikes.
To register call: 865/436-7318 ext 222
www.springwildflowerpilgrimage.org

April 20 “Wildflower Folklore”  Tennessee Federation of Garden Clubs – Park Vista, Gatlinburg, TN

April 22 “Foraging for Food & Farmacy”  Smoky Mountain Field School – Great Smoky Mountains National Park- Cherokee, NC.
To register call:  865/974-0150
www.outreach.utk.edu/smoky

April 18  Fontana Village, NC – Wildflower Week – Hike and evening program on “Weather Signs & Portents”   To register call Jonathan Peoples  828/498-2211

April 24 “Wildflower Walk”  for Gallatin, TN women’s group. Tapoco Lodge, Robbinsville, NC

MAY

May 6  De Soto State Park,  Ft. Payne, AL  Wildflower Saturday
For more information contact Brittney Hughes at 256/997-5025 or brittney.hughes@dcnr.alabama.gov.

JUNE

June 3  Red Boiling Springs, TN    “Folk Medicine Festival”
For more information contact Karen Davis, Vision 2020 Inc, kddesigns@nctc.com

June 9 “Mother Nature’s Bounty”  Lecture and garden tour- Georgia Mtn Research & Education Center, Blairsville, Ga.  706-745-2655  www.gmrec.uga.edu

June 11-17 “Appalachian Heritage Gardening”  John C. Campbell Folk School Brasstown, NC
To register call : 828-837-2775  www.folkschool.org

June 17, “Women’s Work”   Demonstration Day at the Mountain Farm Museum in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Cherokee, NC entrance)

Home Remedies, Hearth Cooking, Soap Making, Hominy, Corn shuck Dolls, etc.
828-497-1904

June 21 – “Appalachian Heritage Plants” –Heritage Gardeners’ Symposium, Zachary Tolbert House- Cashiers, NC.  For more information contact Mary Dargan at mpdargan@dargan.com

June 24,  “Foraging for Food & Farmacy”  Smoky Mountain Field School – Great Smoky Mountains National Park TN/NC border  To register call:  865/974-0150  www.outreach.utk.edu/smoky

AUGUST

August 19,   “Foraging for Food & Farmacy”  Smoky Mountain Field School –  Great Smoky Mountains National Park Cherokee, NC
865/974-0150  www.outreach.utk.edu/smoky

SEPTEMBER

Sept. 16,  “Mountain Life Festival’” Mountain Farm at Oconaluftee Visitors Center, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cherokee, NC.  1880’s Homestead comes alive with demonstrations of Home Remedies, Hominy, Apple Cider, Hearth Cooking and making Sorghum Syrup. 828/497-1904

OCTOBER

Oct. 7  –“Heritage of Cherokee Foods & Formulas”   Smoky Mountain Field School   Great Smoky Mtns. National Park, Cherokee, NC
865/974-0150  www.outreach.utk.edu/smoky

Oct. 21– DeSoto State Park,  Ft. Payne, AL
Autumn Woods Explorations and “Campfire Cookery” demonstration
For more information contact Brittney Hughes at 256/997-5025 or brittney.hughes@dcnr.alabama.gov

NOVEMBER

Nov. 5 – “Cherokee Heritage Adventure” 2 family sessions
Smoky Mountain Field School – Great Smoky Mtns. National Park, Cherokee, NC
865/974-0150  www.outreach.utk.edu/smoky