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  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    Junior Ranger: Animal Olympics

    Saturday, July 22, 2017

    Time: 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM

    This interactive and fun activity compares your abilities to the animals of the park.

  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    Evening Campfire

    Saturday, July 22, 2017

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    Join a ranger for a National Park tradition—the evening campfire program. Topics vary, but you’re guaranteed to learn something new about the Great Smoky Mountains.

  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    Smokemont Night Hike

    Saturday, July 22, 2017

    Time: 8:45 PM to 9:45 PM

    Ever wonder what goes "grrr" in the night? What creatures are out there moving under the cover of darkness? Take a walk on the dark side with a ranger and learn about some of the mysteries and wonders found only after the sun goes down.

  • Blue Ridge Parkway

    Upstairs Tours of Cone Manor

    Saturday, July 22, 2017

    Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM

    Ranger led tours of the second floor of the former home of Moses and Bertha Cone. Tour is approximately 45 minutes long and reservations are required.

  • Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site

    Rootabaga Express! live theater

    Saturday, July 22, 2017

    Time: 10:15 AM

    A singing and dancing extravaganza - all set in Sandburg's fairy tale land - Rootabaga Country. Appropriate for all ages.

  • Cape Hatteras National Seashore

    Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Saturday, July 22, 2017

    Time: 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

    How do plants, wildlife, and people adapt to barrier island geologic change? Meet at the Hatteras Island Visitor Center Pavilion. (20-30 minutes)

  • Cape Hatteras National Seashore

    Hatteras Island: Light Station Talk

    Saturday, July 22, 2017

    Time: 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM

    Discuss the details and history of this beautiful sentinel. Meet at the Hatteras Island Visitor Center Pavilion. (20-30 minutes)

  • Fort Raleigh National Historic Site

    One Island, Many Stories

    Saturday, July 22, 2017

    Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM

    Roanoke Island holds many stories beyond that of the lost colony. Explore who else has ties to Roanoke Island and their lasting impact on this place. Meet at the Earthen Fort (25 minutes)

  • Fort Raleigh National Historic Site

    The Lost Colony

    Saturday, July 22, 2017

    Time: 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM,2:00 PM to 2:30 PM,4:00 PM to 4:30 PM

    Delve into history and the mystery surrounding England's first attempt to establish a colony in the New World. Meet at the Earthen Fort (25 minutes)

  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    Welcome Home!

    Saturday, July 22, 2017

    Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

    After more than a century of absence, the elk have returned. Hear the story of the return of the largest mammal in the Great Smoky Mountains.

  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    WILD by Design

    Saturday, July 22, 2017

    Time: 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM

    A talk and hands-on demonstration about the wild things in the park.

  • Saturday, July 22, 2017

    Time: 7:00 PM to 7:45 PM

    Join us Saturday evening for a Parkway tradition: a ranger-led program to learn about the rich natural and cultural history of the region. Topics vary weekly.

  • Saturday, July 22, 2017

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    Enjoy concerts featuring local, regional, and national touring performers and bands.

  • Saturday, July 22, 2017

    Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

    Listen to old-time, mountain music in the breezeway of the visitor center.

  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    A Walk in the Woods

    Saturday, July 22, 2017

    Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

    Do you have a few minutes? Get away from the hustle and bustle by taking an easy stroll and discover stories of history and nature along this scenic, wooded trail.

  • Cape Hatteras National Seashore

    Hatteras Island: Hurricane Alley

    Saturday, July 22, 2017

    Time: 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM

    Hurricanes and nor'easters are a fact of life here. Learn how these powerful storms shaped the Outer Banks! Meet at the Hatteras Island Visitor Center Pavilion. (20-30 minutes)

  • Saturday, July 22, 2017

    Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    Explore the second floor of Cone Manor with a self-guided tour. Rangers will be on hand to answer questions.

  • Fort Raleigh National Historic Site

    Coat of Arms

    Saturday, July 22, 2017

    Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

    John White and the Roanoke Colony had their own unique coat of arms. Join us to learn about coats of arms and create your own. Meet at the Earthen Fort (25 minutes)

  • Fort Raleigh National Historic Site

    Insights and Images

    Saturday, July 22, 2017

    Time: 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

    Discover what the images of history can tell us about the people and stories of Roanoke Island. Meet at the visitor center theater (25 minutes)

  • Wright Brothers National Memorial

    The Wright Legacy

    Saturday, July 22, 2017

    Time: 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM,11:00 AM to 11:30 AM,2:00 PM to 2:30 PM,3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

    Discover what inspired the Wrights to defy impossibility in their pursuit of flight, what pushed them to keep going, and how they are remembered in the world today. Meet at the white tent near the restrooms. (30 minutes)

  • Wright Brothers National Memorial

    First Flight Tour

    Saturday, July 22, 2017

    Time: 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM,10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

    Step back in history during this short walk to the actual site of the Wright's first powered flights. Learn about the first flight and the events of that historic December day. Meet at the Camp Buildings (30 minutes)

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