Fee Free Days 2016
Enjoy 16 free entrance to all national parks and free tours of the Sandburg Home in honor of the National Park Services 100th birthday on these days in 2016.
- August 25-28 –National Park Service Birthday Weekend
- September 24 –National Public Lands Day
- November 11 –Veterans Day
- Spink, Skabootch and Swipes
Wednesday and Friday mornings
Take a journey with Sandburg's daughters, Spink, Skabootch and Swipes (his nicknames for them) on a journey through Rootabaga Country.
- Rootabaga Express!
Thursday and Saturday mornings
Watch the stories of the Five Rusty Rats, Bimbo the Snip and more, as you meet new characters and journey farther into the Village of Liver and Onions and Sandburg's imagination than ever before.
| Activity Stations
Bio Blitz! Ant hunt
Pollination Station (includes live bee hive)
The science of Making Milk at the barn
Ask a Gardner, Be a Gardner near the barn
The science of history in the Sandburg Home
12 -1 pm Carlton Burke and the Science of Birds of Prey at the amphitheater
September 9 (Fri) Sandburg Singalong, 6:00 pm
Jim and Beth McGill and Pat Corn at Henderson County Visitor Center Stage
September 17 (Sat) Hobo Ball, 6:00 pm
At Carl Sandburg Home NHS in Flat rock, NC. Enjoy music, dancing, food, auction and revelry
September 19 (Mon) Movie Monday, 6:00 pm
A showing of "The Day Carl Sandburg Died" at the Flat Rock Cinema.
September 20 (Tue) Spoken Word Performance Poetry, 7:00 pm
Moody Black and crew at Jongo Java in Hendersonville
September 22 (Thur) Season's of Sandburg, 6:00 pm
A collection of Sandburg inspired art at the Studio's at Flat Rock
September 24 (Sat)
Depot Days, 10 am - 2 pm
at Hendersonville Train Depot
David Nagler Sandburg Sonata, 7:00 pm
Poetry to music at Downtown Flat Rock Playhouse
September 25 (Sun) Books and Brunch, 10 am - 2 pm
A Sunday Jazz brunch and vintage book sale at The Green Room Cafe in downtown Hendersonville