Carl Sandburg Home
National Historic Site North Carolina

2020 Calendar of Events

Sandburg Home Free Tour Days and National Park Fee Free Days (when noted)
Visitors can enjoy free tours of the Sandburg Home in 2020. Some days are also fee free days at all national parks. Please check operating status at this park and others before traveling as there may be changes due to Covid-19.

  • August 25, 2020 – National Park Service Birthday (national fee free day)
  • September 26, 2020 – National Public Lands Day (national fee free day)
  • October 17, 2020 (Park Anniversary)
  • November 11, 2020 – Veterans Day
  • December 26, 2020 (Saturday after Christmas)

Writer-in-Residence Virtual Workshops with Tony Robles

Space for each session is limited to 12 participants. Please sign up here.

Sunday, August 16, from 4:00 – 6:00 pm
“Our Poetry is the Best Part of Our Struggle – Writing for Social Justice”
Writing has been instrumental in establishing narratives for communities to forge understandings of social justice issues. Join Tony Robles and co-host Crystal Cauley of the Black History Collective of Henderson County for a storytelling through writing workshop which will include Henderson County's black history and a vision for change.

Sunday, August 30, from 4:00 – 6:00 pm.
“Writing out of Quarantine”

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused its share of uncertainty and anxiety. People are reading and reflecting more about the kind of world they want to see post-pandemic. Join Tony Robles for a workshop that will help unmask those thoughts and visions from quarantine, using writing to heal and empower.

Sunday, September 13, from 4:00 – 6:00 pm
“Home is where Hendo is – Finding Place and Home in Writing and Storytelling”

Henderson County is home to many people from many different parts of the country and world. What brings people to Western North Carolina? What do people bring to Henderson County from other places? Has being in this part of the country changed your perspective on the meaning of home? Join Tony Robles as he leads this workshop that travels into the heart of home and the heart of Hendo.

October 17 (Saturday) - Park's 52nd Anniversary!
Schedule of events TBD

Thanksgiving to January 6
Christmas at Connemara

Schedule of events TBD

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Last updated: July 30, 2020

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81 Carl Sandburg Lane
Flat Rock, NC 28731


(828) 693-4178

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