Check out "The Littlest Leaf" by Cora Goforth

Several years ago, Cora Goforth and a couple of friends from her Girl Scout troop worked with the FRIENDS Asheville Chapter to blaze some trails. Now as a rising junior in high school, Cora has written a children's book as part of her Girl Scout Gold Award. The book is about environmental awareness through the journey of a leaf. Please click the button to read and share the book so Cora's message can reach and inform as many people as possible about the importance of caring for our world and the environment.

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May 2022

Hillsville VFW Memorial Day Flea Market

May 27 @ 7:00 am - May 29 @ 3:00 pm

Some peopole prefer indoor opportunities - here's one for THIS weekend's VFW…

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Guided Bicycle Tours Along the New River

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesdays, 10am New River Trail State Park Join a guided bicycle ride…

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June 2022

NC Trail Days

June 4

https://www.nctraildays.com/ Join us this Spring for the second annual NC Trail Days,…

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FRIENDS Work Day

June 4 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

June 4 9am-3pm (or come when you are able).  Spread new mulch…

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FIRST DAY OF SUMMER!!

June 21
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Forest Bathing at the Magic Tree Sanctuary

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

As one of the many ways to thank our volunteers, we'd like…

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July 2022

Save the Date – Post Adventure Saturday Concert at Explore Park

July 16 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Post Adventure Saturday Concert hosted by FRIENDS of the Blue Ridge FRIENDS…

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Smoke on the Mountain Festival – Galax, VA

July 22 - July 23

What is Smoke on the Mountain? The streets of downtown Galax are…

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Brushy Mountain Peach & Heritage Festival

July 30

https://highcountryhost.com/Brushy-Mountain-Peach-Festival Brushy Mountain Peach Festival 2022 in downtown Wilkesboro is a Street…

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September 2022

Mountain Heritage Festival, Sparta, NC

September 17

Mountain heritage Festival, Sparta, NC  

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