October 4, Forest Festival Day and John G. Palmer Intercollegiate Woodsmen’s Meet
Saturday October 4, 2014
More than 80 traditional craftsmen, exhibitors, forestry students, and entertainers gather at the Cradle of Forestry to celebrate our forests and forest heritage. Highlights include wood carvers, weavers, a blacksmith, fly fishing, archery, face painting, horse drawn wagon rides, and the John G. Palmer Intercollegiate Woodsmen’s Meet, a lumberjack competition, organized by Haywood Community College. For those needing assistance, onsite transportation will be provided by Accents On Ashville
Admission to the Cradle of Forestry for this event is $6.00 for ages 16 and up, $3.00 for youth 4-15 and America the Beautiful and Golden Age pass holders, free for children under four years old.