2016 Calendar

Fee Free Days 2017
Enjoy 10 free entrance days to all national parks and free tours of the Sandburg Home in 2017.

  • January 16 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • February 20 - Presiden't Day
  • April 15-16 and 22-23 - Weekends of National Park Week
  • August 25 - National Park Service 101st Birthday
  • September 30 - National Public Lands Day
  • November 11-12 - Veterans Day Weekend
November 26 and December 17
Christmas at Connemara
From 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Musicians and storytellers, crafts and sing-a-longs, hot cider and cookies. This free festive celebration will honor Carl Sandburg and his family holiday traditions. Young visitors will find many opportunities for participation in storytelling, sing-a-longs and crafts. The house will be decorated in the simple style of the Sandburgs with poinsettias and a traditionally decorated Christmas tree throughout December until January 6th, 2017.
November 26
10am to 1pm - Music in the Sandburg Home by Howard Bakken (keyboard) and Trish NiGabhain (Irish Harp). Crafts in the Dining Room.
At 10:30 am in the garage Black Feather shares stories of Cherokee Holiday Traditions.
At 11:30 am - Pat Corn and Robert Anderson play guitar and sing holiday favorites.

December 17
10am to 1pm - Music in the Sandburg Home by Steve and Jean Smith (hammered dulcimer). Crafts in the Dining Room.
At 10:30 am in the garage the New Mountain Strings play Appalachian Christmas music.
At 11:30 am John Perkins performs holiday folk songs on guitar.

December 10
Vintage Christmas Tea
Seatings at 11am and 2pm

A special Holiday tea served in the historic Sandburg Home. This marks the first time visitors have been invited to dine in the Sandburg Home. A variety of teas and treats will be served. This event is hosted by the Friends of Carl Sandburg at Connemara and a Southern Cup. Tickets $25 Adult, $15 Children under 10. Call Nancy at 828-674-2003 for reservations.

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Flat Rock, NC 28731


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