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
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Christmas at Connemara
The Sandburg Home will be decorated for the holidays from Thanksgiving weekend through December 31. Make a tour reservation at recreation.gov. On three Saturdays in December, visitors can enjoy demonstrations and craftmaking, see schedule below. You can also watch holiday videos and find Sandburg family holiday traditions and recipes here.
Demonstrations and craftmaking will be held in the garage adjacent to the Sandburg Home, from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. on the following Saturdays. Activities are free, visitors can come anytime during the event time to participate.
December 3 - Learn all about dulcimers with Steve and Jean Smith, then create a simple music instrument.
December 10 - Learn how to make ginger bread cookies with Laurie Worthy, then make your own frosting and decorate a cookie.
December 17 - Learn about birds in western North Carolina and make a bird seed ornament.