• Carl Sandburg Home Spring

    Carl Sandburg Home

    National Historic Site North Carolina

2014 Schedule Of Special Events

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  • 40th Anniversary - World of Carl Sandburg - live performances

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    They're funny, clever and full of...Carl. The actors bring Sandburg's poetry to life with comedy, action and style. Young visitors will enjoy bug and nature-inspired poetry as the charismatic actors become centipedes and snakes. More

  • Cheese-making Demonstration

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    Join park rangers for a demonstration and taste of Mrs. Sandburg's recipes for making cheese from goat's milk. Recipes will be provided for you to try at home. More

  • Rootabaga! live performances

    Saturday, August 2, 2014

    A singing and dancing extravaganza - all set in Sandburg's fairy tale land - Rootabaga Country. Appropriate for all ages. More

  • Cheese-making Demonstration

    Saturday, August 2, 2014

    Join park rangers for a demonstration and taste of Mrs. Sandburg's recipes for making cheese from goat's milk. Recipes will be provided for you to try at home. More

  • Cheese-making Demonstration

    Sunday, August 3, 2014

    Join park rangers for a demonstration and taste of Mrs. Sandburg's recipes for making cheese from goat's milk. Recipes will be provided for you to try at home. More

  • Walking Tours of Historic Connemara

    Monday, August 4, 2014

    Join park rangers and stroll the grounds of Connemara learning of its rich history. The 45-minute tour shares the architecture, history and stories of the people who called Connemara home. More

  • Walking Tours of Historic Connemara

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014

    Join park rangers and stroll the grounds of Connemara learning of its rich history. The 45-minute tour shares the architecture, history and stories of the people who called Connemara home. More

  • 40th Anniversary - World of Carl Sandburg - live performances

    Wednesday, August 6, 2014

    They're funny, clever and full of...Carl. The actors bring Sandburg's poetry to life with comedy, action and style. Young visitors will enjoy bug and nature-inspired poetry as the charismatic actors become centipedes and snakes. More

  • Cheese-making Demonstration

    Wednesday, August 6, 2014

    Join park rangers for a demonstration and taste of Mrs. Sandburg's recipes for making cheese from goat's milk. Recipes will be provided for you to try at home. More

  • Rootabaga! live performances

    Thursday, August 7, 2014

    A singing and dancing extravaganza - all set in Sandburg's fairy tale land - Rootabaga Country. Appropriate for all ages. More

  • Cheese-making Demonstration

    Thursday, August 7, 2014

    Join park rangers for a demonstration and taste of Mrs. Sandburg's recipes for making cheese from goat's milk. Recipes will be provided for you to try at home. More

  • 40th Anniversary - World of Carl Sandburg - live performances

    Friday, August 8, 2014

    They're funny, clever and full of...Carl. The actors bring Sandburg's poetry to life with comedy, action and style. Young visitors will enjoy bug and nature-inspired poetry as the charismatic actors become centipedes and snakes. More

  • Cheese-making Demonstration

    Friday, August 8, 2014

    Join park rangers for a demonstration and taste of Mrs. Sandburg's recipes for making cheese from goat's milk. Recipes will be provided for you to try at home. More

  • Rootabaga! live performances

    Saturday, August 9, 2014

    A singing and dancing extravaganza - all set in Sandburg's fairy tale land - Rootabaga Country. Appropriate for all ages. More

  • Cheese-making Demonstration

    Saturday, August 9, 2014

    Join park rangers for a demonstration and taste of Mrs. Sandburg's recipes for making cheese from goat's milk. Recipes will be provided for you to try at home. More

 

June 18 through August 9
Sandburg Summer Stage Performances
10:15 am (Wed-Sat)
Sandburg Shows Celebrate 40 years! Join us this summer for the 40th anniversary of partnering with the Flat Rock Playhouse Apprentice Actors on the stage of the Sandburg Home amphitheater for free performances of Sandburg's works.
The World of Carl Sandburg opens June 18 and is offered every Wednesday and Friday at 10:15 am.
Rootabaga! opens June 19 and is offered every Thursday and Saturday at 10:15.

August 25 - Fee Free Day
All National Parks will waive entrance fees, including tour fees at Carl Sandburg Home NHS in honor of the National Park Service's birthday.

September 17 - Citizenship Day and Naturalization Ceremony
11:00 am (time may change)
Come and witness North Carolina residents becoming new American Citizens through an official oath-taking ceremony. This is a wondeful celebration of citizenship. Open to the public.

September 27 - Fee Free Day
All National Parks will waive entrance fees, including tour fees at Carl Sandburg Home NHS in honor of National Public Lands Day.

November 11 - Fee Free Day
All National Parks will waive entrance fees, including tour fees at Carl Sandburg Home NHS in honor of Veterans Day.

November 29 and December 27 at 10:30 a.m.
Christmas at Connemara
Join us on Saturday morning to revel with local musicians and storytellers. Music/storytelling will be held from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm in the garage adjacent to the Sandburg Home. Hot cider and cookies will be served. Holiday craft-making will be offered from 10am to 1pm. The house will be decorated in the simple style of the Sandburgs with poinsettias and a traditionally decorated Christmas tree from Thanksgiving until January 6th, 2015.

Did You Know?

a black and white sketch of letters found on Carl Sandburg's desk; art by Will Irvine and Mark Haines

Everyday Carl Sandburg received mounds of letters from schools, organizations, beginning writers, media sponsors, critics, acquaintences, friends and family. Mr. Sandburg was very deliberate about to whom he wrote back, even keeping a carbon copy.