(Original post date: July 28, 2011)

We’ll be up at Waterrock Knob at milepost 451 on the Parkway west of Waynesville from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on August 6, 2011 signing copies of When the Parkway Came and Super-Scenic Motorway.  Come on up and see us and the rest of the folks there for the “Blue Ridge Parkway: Celebrating Heritage and Communities” event.

Here are the details:

Join us for a day of family fun celebrating the heritage and communities found along the southern end of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Entertainment:

10:00 Appalachian Music:The Ross Brothers & Co.
11:00 The J. Creek Cloggers
11:30 Cherokee Friends Dancers
12:00 Ammon Sisters Mountain Storytelling
1:00 Cherokee Friends Dancers
2:00 Appalachian Music: The Boys from Tuckaseegee
*NPS Rangers will be giving short Interpretive talks between performances

Demonstrators: Mud Dabbers Pottery, Cherokee Friends, Ron Yount-woodcarver, Woven memories-David Ammons-chair caning, Pyrwood Dairy-goat cheese, Fiddlehead Farms-spinning, Nannie the Plott Hound accompanied by David Brewin, Susan Roper & Mandy Haughn-quilting, The Appalachian Women’s Museum, Sweet Pea Knitters-knitting, Fellowfeel Farms-fiber arts, Great Smoky Mountains Audubon Society, and NPS Ranger Interactive Tent.

Authors: Bob Plott-Strike and Stay, David and Anne M. Whisnant-When the Parkway Came & Super Scenic Motorway, The Ammon Sister will have books and prints from their performance.

Food will be available for purchase from Big Mountain BBQ.