Special Event

Event

Poetry in Parks (Accessible)

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Fee:

Free.

Location: LAT/LONG: 35.512719, -83.306240


Event and stations at Oconaluftee Visitor Center porch & Mountain Farm Museum area.

Dates & Times

Date:

Saturday, July 20, 2024

Time:

12:00 PM

Duration:

3 hours

Drop in—formal program 12–12:30 p.m. and informal stations 1–3 p.m.


Description

This special event will feature the unveiling of a special picnic table featuring a nature-themed poem selected by US Poet Laureate Ada Limón. After the unveiling, join park staff and partners for fun family activities that connect park science and culture to art. Bring a picnic lunch! Nature- and poetry-themed hands-on, family-friendly activities 12 p.m.–2 p.m.

Reservation or Registration: No