Carl Sandburg Home
National Historic Site North Carolina

2021 Calendar of Events

National Park Fee Free Days

There are several days each year that are fee free across the National Park Service. The days in 2021 are listed below. Please check operating status at this park and others before traveling as there may be changes due to Covid-19.

Monthly Writing Workshops

Join writers and poets from across the country each month for a virtual writing workshop. A link will be added to their name when more details and sign-up information becomes available. These workshops are geared towards amateur writers, ages 16 and older recommended. Follow us on Facebook for notifications too.

October 20 - Tony Robles
November 30 - Lisa Lopez Snyder
December - Kimberley Simms Gibbs

October 17 - Happy Anniversary!

Carl Sandburg Home NHS was established on October 17, 1968. Celebrate the 53rd Anniversary with us! Learn more about the events here.

1:30 - 2:30 pm - Community Reading of Carl Sandburg's "Complete Poems."
This is an audience participation event. Visitors who want to participate can pick up a selection of poetry when they arrive at the amphitheater. Each selection of poetry is approximately 5 minutes of reading aloud.

3:00 - 4:30 pm - Sandburg Sing-along with Daniel Sage
Daniel Sage is a New York City singer, songwriter, and producer. He has performed at Carnegie Hall, the United Nations, Lincoln Center, and worked with Darius Rucker, Victor Wooten, Keb' Mo', sang with Carly Simon, and more. He loves singing and performing, especially when everybody sings along!

Christmas at Connemara

Join us on Saturdays in December for virtual programs on Facebook! On December 4, 11, and 18th we will post holiday music, storytelling, craft-making, and holiday food demonstrations. You can find Sandburg family recipes and learn more about the holiday traditions at Connemara here.

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Last updated: October 5, 2021

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81 Carl Sandburg Lane
Flat Rock, NC 28731


(828) 693-4178

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