February 2018 Events


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  • Winter Tree ID Workshop, Craggy Mountain Wilderness Study Area, presented by the Southern Appalachian Office of the Wilderness Society, 10 am-5 pm. Email Michelle Ruigrok at michelle_ruigrok@tws.org. Those who RSVP will receive additional information prior to the outing.

February 11

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February 18

  • Mac Arnold & Full Plate o' Blues, Peacock Performing Arts Center, Hayesville. 7 pm. The Peacock is bringing this old school Chicago Blues Band back to do it again. Mac honed his skills playing with Muddy Waters, B.B. King and Otis Reading.  Adults $25; Students $15.
  • Museum of the Cherokee Indian: Cherokee Heritage Day, 11:00 am-4:00 pm.  February is a lean month, known to the Cherokee as “Kagali” or the “Hungry Moon.” But you can feast on authentic food and the richness of tribal tradition at the monthly Cherokee Heritage Day.  To mark the Hungry Moon, Harold and Nancy Long will talk about Cherokee plants and gardening. They raise seeds for heirloom varieties like flour corn, beans, squash and pumpkins. One of the varieties of beans is called “Lazy Housewife Bean.” Cherokee horticulture began more than 5,000 years ago, when people domesticated wild plants like goosefoot, a relative of quinoa. Later they developed their own strain of genetically unique corn. Throughout the day, Nikki Crisp and her family will be making and serving frybread, Indian tacos, and other native food.  This month’s free workshops include making a clay medallion necklace with a traditional stamped pattern, making a paper gorget, learning to shoot a blowgun, and learning traditional dances.

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