Schedule – 2016

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MARCH

March 13 Sequoyah Birthplace Museum, Vonore, TN – “The Good The Bad & the Ugly” plants on your property. For Lecture Series information call: 423/884-6246

APRIL

April 16 Smoky Mountain Field School – Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Gatlinburg, TN “Foraging for Food & Farmacy”
To register call: 865/974-0150
www.outreach.utk.edu/smoky

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

April 20-23 Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Gatlinburg, TN Indoor Programs and Guided Hikes.
To register call: 865/436-7318 ext 222
www.springwildflowerpilgrimage.org

MAY

May 1 The Lily Barn, Townsend, TN – “May Day Traditions” Wildflower Walk, Luncheon with “Wildflower Folklore” program

May 7 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.

May 20-26 Wilderness Wildlife Week Pigeon Forge, TN Indoor Programs and Guided Hikes : May 20 & 21 – “Mother Nature’s Secret Garden” and “Wildflower Folklore”
Location: LeConte Center, Pigeon Forge, TN
For more information call: 865/429-7396 info@mypigeonforge.com

JUNE

June 4 Red boiling Springs, TN “Folk Medicine Festival”
for more information contact Karen Davis, Vision 2020 Inc, kddesigns@nctc.com

June 10-12 Garden Club of America “Wet & Wild” Re-vegetation work day and camping trip in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
For more information call Mary Palmer Dargan 404/354-1715

June 20, “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 27, Smoky Mountain Field School – Great Smoky Mountains National Park
TN/NC border “Foraging for Food & Farmacy”
To register call: 865/974-0150
www.outreach.utk.edu/smoky

JULY

July 13-16, Cullowhee Native Plant Conference Field Trips, Indoor Sessions, and Plant Sales based at Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC.( Field Trip through Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest -Wed. July 13)
Hensley@email.wcu.edu

AUGUST

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

SEPTEMBER

Sept. 17, ‘ 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. 8 – Smoky Mountain Field School Great Smoky Mtns. National Park, Cherokee, NC
“Cherokee Plant Lore and More”
865/974-0150 www.outreach.utk.edu/smoky

Oct. 22– 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 – Smoky Mountain Field School – Great Smoky Mtns. National Park, Cherokee, NC
2 family sessions “Cherokee Adventure”
865/974-0150 www.outreach.utk.edu/smoky