2010 marks the 75th anniversary of the Blue Ridge Parkway. A series of opening weekend events planned for November 12-14, 2009 will set the stage for a year of commemoration, community celebrations, and consideration of the future of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
- Presentation on Natural Resource Stewardship (11/12/09) – Cherokee, NC
- Torch Passing Ceremony (11/13/09) – near Cherokee, NC
- Guided Tour of the Southern End of the Blue Ridge Parkway (11/13/09) – starting in Cherokee, NC
- Parkway History Day at the Folk Art Center (11/14/09) – Asheville, NC
- Blue Ridge Parkway 75th Anniversary Benefit Concert starring Nanci Griffith, Doyle Lawson, Sammy Shelor, the Warriors of AniKituwha, and more, hosted by David Holt (11/14/09) – Asheville, NC
Visit the Blue Ridge Parkway 75 website for more information on the anniversary celebration and the opening weekend events.
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