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Events Upcoming for September

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  • Informal Upstairs Tour at Cone Manor

    Wednesday, September 3, 2014

    From 11:00 to 12:00, the second floor of Cone Manor will be open for a do-it-yourself tour. Rangers will be on hand to answer questions. More

  • After Hours Hike

    Thursday, September 4, 2014

    “Finding Fall Fruits” Join Parkway Rangers for an easy to moderate evening hike on the Mountains-to-Sea Trail near Asheville to explore how May flowers lead to a fascinating variety of fall fruits. More

  • HIKE of the WEEK

    Friday, September 5, 2014

    A Room With A View Join Parkway rangers for a moderate, 2-mile round trip hike to the top of Little Bald Mountain above the Pisgah Inn. Come learn about the rich history of this area and take in the fantastic views. More

  • Evening Program

    Saturday, September 6, 2014

    Wilderness Skills: Knot Another One This basic skill has been used for centuries to join object, secure things, or just for show. More

  • Ranger Program

    Saturday, September 6, 2014

    Stream Discoveries (Meet at the comfort station) Ever wonder what lives below, above and on the surface of a cool, mountain stream? More

  • Upstairs Tours at Cone Manor

    Saturday, September 6, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the second floor of the former home of Moses and Bertha Cone. Tour is approximately 45 minutes long and reservations are required. More

  • Roanoke Mountain Music

    Sunday, September 7, 2014

    Old time music or its many variations, so much a part of this region, is performed at Roanoke Mountain on Sunday evenings at 7:00 PM through August and at 5:00 PM during September. More

  • Music & Flatfootin' at Mabry Mill

    Sunday, September 7, 2014

    Sunday afternoon gatherings at Mabry Mill have been going on for decades. Put on your flatfooting shoes or just bring a blanket and chair to enjoy the musicians and the dancers. More

  • Upstairs Tours at Cone Manor

    Sunday, September 7, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the second floor of the former home of Moses and Bertha Cone. Tour is approximately 45 minutes long and reservations are required. More

  • The Rock Castle Gorge Community

    Saturday, September 13, 2014

    Hike into Rock Castle Gorge with a ranger and learn the stories of the ruins left from a community that existed there for over 100 years. More

  • Roanoke Mountain Music

    Sunday, September 14, 2014

    Old time music or its many variations, so much a part of this region, is performed at Roanoke Mountain on Sunday evenings at 7:00 PM through August and at 5:00 PM during September. More

  • Music & Flatfootin' at Mabry Mill

    Sunday, September 14, 2014

    Sunday afternoon gatherings at Mabry Mill have been going on for decades. Put on your flatfooting shoes or just bring a blanket and chair to enjoy the musicians and the dancers. More

  • Roanoke Mountain Music

    Sunday, September 21, 2014

    Old time music or its many variations, so much a part of this region, is performed at Roanoke Mountain on Sunday evenings at 7:00 PM through August and at 5:00 PM during September. More

  • Music & Flatfootin' at Mabry Mill

    Sunday, September 21, 2014

    Sunday afternoon gatherings at Mabry Mill have been going on for decades. Put on your flatfooting shoes or just bring a blanket and chair to enjoy the musicians and the dancers. More

  • Music and Art In the Mountains

    Saturday, September 27, 2014

    This day will highlight the many benefits of art in our lives and in the national parks. Visitors will have the opportunity to create their own works of art as well. The evening program at 7:00 will relate how art has influenced the parks. More

  • Roanoke Mountain Music

    Sunday, September 28, 2014

    Old time music or its many variations, so much a part of this region, is performed at Roanoke Mountain on Sunday evenings at 7:00 PM through August and at 5:00 PM during September. More

  • Music & Flatfootin' at Mabry Mill

    Sunday, September 28, 2014

    Sunday afternoon gatherings at Mabry Mill have been going on for decades. Put on your flatfooting shoes or just bring a blanket and chair to enjoy the musicians and the dancers. More

Parkway partner groups provide volunteer and financial support to insure family friendly and high quality programs along the Parkway. Special thanks the following organizations for their continued support:

Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation

Eastern National

FRIENDS of the Blue Ridge Parkway

Click here to learn more about these organizations.

Did You Know?

The Parkway in fall color

The Parkway uses short side roads to connect to other highways, and there are no direct interchanges with interstate highways, making it possible to enjoy wildlife and other scenery without stopping for cross-traffic.