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As the situation with COVID-19 continues to change, Explore Brevard is doing its best to keep up with events that have been cancelled or rescheduled.
Currently, events in March and April are the most affected.  For now, we can assume that any events beyond that time are still scheduled to occur.

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April 2020

Restorative Yoga

April 8 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 26, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on March 11, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on March 25, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on April 8, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on April 22, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on May 13, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on May 27, 2020 at 8:30 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$14

Students are guided through restorative yoga poses using props and bolsters while practicing restorative and grounding breath work. No experience required. This class is designed for individuals ages 14 years old and up. Weather permitting, classes will be held outside. Dress comfortably and bring water. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours. Chair Option accommodations are available for students as needed. Pre-registration is required. Registration closes 48 hours prior to each class. Class size limited to 15…

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Women’s Backpacking Class and Overnight Trip (postponed)

April 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 22, 2020

One event on April 25, 2020 at 9:00 am

Island Ford Adventures, 4703 Island Ford Rd
Brevard, NC 28712 United States
+ Google Map

An introductory backpacking course for all ages and all fitness levels. This class is for women who want to deepen their connection to the wilderness and build their confidence in the outdoors. Learn the basics from trip planning, equipment selection, camp craft, nutrition and camp cooking, shelter and site selection, map reading, and outdoor ethics. Students are encouraged to take a hands-on approach and learn cooperatively with their classmates, sharing their experience and enthusiasm. At the end of the in-class…

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Guided Walking Tours

April 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Second of the month, repeating until October 10, 2020

189 West Main Street Brevard NC 28712, 189 West Main Street Brevard NC 28712 United States + Google Map
$15

Explore the History of Transylvania County and the City of Brevard during one of the themed tours offered at the Transylvania Heritage Museum. Special tours are offered during the White Squirrel Festival (Saturday of Memorial Day weekend), and Halloweenfest. The tours last approximately one hour. Call the Museum or visit the website and click on Walking Tours for specific tour details. Tours require reservations since space is limited to ensure a unique and educational experience for participants. We request that…

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Women’s Backpacking Class and Overnight Trip (postponed)

April 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 22, 2020

One event on April 25, 2020 at 9:00 am

Island Ford Adventures, 4703 Island Ford Rd
Brevard, NC 28712 United States
+ Google Map

An introductory backpacking course for all ages and all fitness levels. This class is for women who want to deepen their connection to the wilderness and build their confidence in the outdoors. Learn the basics from trip planning, equipment selection, camp craft, nutrition and camp cooking, shelter and site selection, map reading, and outdoor ethics. Students are encouraged to take a hands-on approach and learn cooperatively with their classmates, sharing their experience and enthusiasm. At the end of the in-class…

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Women’s Backpacking Weekend Workshop and Trip (postponed)

April 17 - April 19
Island Ford Adventures, 4703 Island Ford Rd
Brevard, NC 28712 United States
+ Google Map

An introductory backpacking workshop for all ages and all fitness levels. This workshop and backpacking trip is for women who want to deepen their connection to the wilderness and build their confidence in the outdoors. Learn the basics from trip planning, equipment selection, camp craft, nutrition and camp cooking, shelter and site selection, map reading, and outdoor ethics. Students are encouraged to take a hands-on approach and learn cooperatively with their classmates, sharing their experience and enthusiasm. At the end…

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Cancelled Qigong @ the Library Amphitheater with Instructor Beth Thran Bunch

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 16, 2020

Amphitheater, Transylvania County Library, 212 S Broad St
Brevard, North Carolina 28712 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Libraries across the country have begun offering movement classes because libraries are a great place to gather with friends and family to do things that fulfill our lives. Join us in the beautiful TCL Amphitheater for our next movement class, Qigong! Like our past Yoga class, Qigong is designed for people of all ages, experience levels, and movement abilities. Families and seniors are welcome! Qigong is an ancient system of easy movements, postures, and breathing techniques that may help you:…

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Restorative Yoga

April 22 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 26, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on March 11, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on March 25, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on April 8, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on April 22, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on May 13, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on May 27, 2020 at 8:30 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$14

Students are guided through restorative yoga poses using props and bolsters while practicing restorative and grounding breath work. No experience required. This class is designed for individuals ages 14 years old and up. Weather permitting, classes will be held outside. Dress comfortably and bring water. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours. Chair Option accommodations are available for students as needed. Pre-registration is required. Registration closes 48 hours prior to each class. Class size limited to 15…

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Women’s Backpacking Class and Overnight Trip (postponed)

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 22, 2020

One event on April 25, 2020 at 9:00 am

Island Ford Adventures, 4703 Island Ford Rd
Brevard, NC 28712 United States
+ Google Map

An introductory backpacking course for all ages and all fitness levels. This class is for women who want to deepen their connection to the wilderness and build their confidence in the outdoors. Learn the basics from trip planning, equipment selection, camp craft, nutrition and camp cooking, shelter and site selection, map reading, and outdoor ethics. Students are encouraged to take a hands-on approach and learn cooperatively with their classmates, sharing their experience and enthusiasm. At the end of the in-class…

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Star Party at Gorges State Park

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Gorges State Park, 976 Grassy Ridge Road, Sapphire, NC 28774, Gorges State Park, 976 Grassy Ridge Road, Sapphire, NC 28774 United States + Google Map
Free

The Star Party at Gorges State Park is part of a Statewide Star Party Event. As part of the North Carolina Science Festival, our Star Party will allow future astronomers (kids + adults) and astronomy enthusiasts (amateurs + professionals) a chance to view constellations, planets and deep sky objects in one of the darkest settings in WNC. For complete information, please visit the website: https://friendsofgorges.org/star-party/ FREE Entry + Activities The entire Star Party event boasts free parking, entry and activities.…

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Women’s Backpacking Class and Overnight Trip (postponed)

April 25 @ 9:00 am - April 26 @ 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 22, 2020

One event on April 25, 2020 at 9:00 am

Island Ford Adventures, 4703 Island Ford Rd
Brevard, NC 28712 United States
+ Google Map

An introductory backpacking course for all ages and all fitness levels. This class is for women who want to deepen their connection to the wilderness and build their confidence in the outdoors. Learn the basics from trip planning, equipment selection, camp craft, nutrition and camp cooking, shelter and site selection, map reading, and outdoor ethics. Students are encouraged to take a hands-on approach and learn cooperatively with their classmates, sharing their experience and enthusiasm. At the end of the in-class…

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Cancelled Qigong @ the Library Amphitheater with Instructor Beth Thran Bunch

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 16, 2020

Amphitheater, Transylvania County Library, 212 S Broad St
Brevard, North Carolina 28712 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Libraries across the country have begun offering movement classes because libraries are a great place to gather with friends and family to do things that fulfill our lives. Join us in the beautiful TCL Amphitheater for our next movement class, Qigong! Like our past Yoga class, Qigong is designed for people of all ages, experience levels, and movement abilities. Families and seniors are welcome! Qigong is an ancient system of easy movements, postures, and breathing techniques that may help you:…

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May 2020

Space Day- PARI

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
1 PARI Drive, Rosman, NC 28772, 1 PARI Drive, Rosman, NC 28772 United States + Google Map

The Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) invites the public to come out on May 2, 2020, from 10:00 am till 4:00 pm to celebrate our Space Day - Open House event. ( General admission is free with some attractions requiring a ticket ). Registration is not required for this event.

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Cancelled Qigong @ the Library Amphitheater with Instructor Beth Thran Bunch

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 16, 2020

Amphitheater, Transylvania County Library, 212 S Broad St
Brevard, North Carolina 28712 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Libraries across the country have begun offering movement classes because libraries are a great place to gather with friends and family to do things that fulfill our lives. Join us in the beautiful TCL Amphitheater for our next movement class, Qigong! Like our past Yoga class, Qigong is designed for people of all ages, experience levels, and movement abilities. Families and seniors are welcome! Qigong is an ancient system of easy movements, postures, and breathing techniques that may help you:…

Find out more »

Cancelled Qigong @ the Library Amphitheater with Instructor Beth Thran Bunch

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 16, 2020

Amphitheater, Transylvania County Library, 212 S Broad St
Brevard, North Carolina 28712 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Libraries across the country have begun offering movement classes because libraries are a great place to gather with friends and family to do things that fulfill our lives. Join us in the beautiful TCL Amphitheater for our next movement class, Qigong! Like our past Yoga class, Qigong is designed for people of all ages, experience levels, and movement abilities. Families and seniors are welcome! Qigong is an ancient system of easy movements, postures, and breathing techniques that may help you:…

Find out more »

Guided Walking Tours

May 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Second of the month, repeating until October 10, 2020

189 West Main Street Brevard NC 28712, 189 West Main Street Brevard NC 28712 United States + Google Map
$15

Explore the History of Transylvania County and the City of Brevard during one of the themed tours offered at the Transylvania Heritage Museum. Special tours are offered during the White Squirrel Festival (Saturday of Memorial Day weekend), and Halloweenfest. The tours last approximately one hour. Call the Museum or visit the website and click on Walking Tours for specific tour details. Tours require reservations since space is limited to ensure a unique and educational experience for participants. We request that…

Find out more »

Restorative Yoga

May 13 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 26, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on March 11, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on March 25, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on April 8, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on April 22, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on May 13, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on May 27, 2020 at 8:30 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$14

Students are guided through restorative yoga poses using props and bolsters while practicing restorative and grounding breath work. No experience required. This class is designed for individuals ages 14 years old and up. Weather permitting, classes will be held outside. Dress comfortably and bring water. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours. Chair Option accommodations are available for students as needed. Pre-registration is required. Registration closes 48 hours prior to each class. Class size limited to 15…

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Cancelled Qigong @ the Library Amphitheater with Instructor Beth Thran Bunch

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 16, 2020

Amphitheater, Transylvania County Library, 212 S Broad St
Brevard, North Carolina 28712 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Libraries across the country have begun offering movement classes because libraries are a great place to gather with friends and family to do things that fulfill our lives. Join us in the beautiful TCL Amphitheater for our next movement class, Qigong! Like our past Yoga class, Qigong is designed for people of all ages, experience levels, and movement abilities. Families and seniors are welcome! Qigong is an ancient system of easy movements, postures, and breathing techniques that may help you:…

Find out more »

Pura Vida 3 Day Technical Canyoneering Course

May 23 @ 8:00 am - May 25 @ 5:00 pm
Pura Vida Adventures LLC, 155 Hendersonville Hwy
Pisgah Forest, North Carolina 28768 United States
+ Google Map

No prior knowledge is necessary for this course. This course is for beginners interested in learning more about canyoneering and the basic techniques involved. This program includes proper rappelling technique, basic knots and their application for canyoneering, ascending techniques, basic haul systems, canyoneering movement and an adventure canyoneering trip. . Includes both Big Bradley and other canyoneering Trips. In addition it includes an additional day of practicing canyoneering skills along cliffsides at a dry site.

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Pura Vida 2 Day Technical Canyoneering Course

May 23 @ 8:00 am - May 24 @ 5:00 pm
Pura Vida Adventures LLC, 155 Hendersonville Hwy
Pisgah Forest, North Carolina 28768 United States
+ Google Map

No prior knowledge is necessary for this course. This course is for beginners interested in learning more about canyoneering and the basic techniques involved. This program includes proper rappelling technique, basic knots and their application for canyoneering, ascending techniques, basic haul systems, canyoneering movement and an adventure canyoneering trip. . Includes both Cove Creek and another canyoneering trip.

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Restorative Yoga

May 27 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 26, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on March 11, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on March 25, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on April 8, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on April 22, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on May 13, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on May 27, 2020 at 8:30 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
+ Google Map
$14

Students are guided through restorative yoga poses using props and bolsters while practicing restorative and grounding breath work. No experience required. This class is designed for individuals ages 14 years old and up. Weather permitting, classes will be held outside. Dress comfortably and bring water. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours. Chair Option accommodations are available for students as needed. Pre-registration is required. Registration closes 48 hours prior to each class. Class size limited to 15…

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June 2020

Space and Astronomy SPACE CAMP – ASTRONOMY & SCIENCE

June 7 - June 25
1 PARI Drive, Rosman, NC 28772, 1 PARI Drive, Rosman, NC 28772 United States + Google Map

‘ABOVE & BEYOND’ (OUR MOST ADVANCED SPACE CAMP) Our Space Camp, ‘Above and Beyond’ is an in-depth, hands-on space science and research experience. It is a multi-faceted world of space science and research designed in partnership with Duke Talent Identification Program (TIP) Field Studies. This camp explores the universe through astronomy, physics, and astrobiology. Above & Beyond models the process that college graduates, undergraduates, and researchers use to make new discoveries and publish works. This camp is provides advanced content.…

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SPY CAMP, ‘SECRETS OF A SPY STATION’ (LEARNING MADE FUN FOR ALL STUDENTS)

June 7 - July 12
1 PARI Drive, Rosman, NC 28772, 1 PARI Drive, Rosman, NC 28772 United States + Google Map

Cryptography and secret messages: Our STEM principled – Spy Camp, ‘Secret of a Spy Station’ will immerse campers in the setting of a former Department of Defense Spy Station where secret messages were intercepted so they could be decoded and used to assist National Security. We will explore the history of how codes and ciphers came to be and evolved over the years – from written messages to complex digital encryption methods. Campers will learn how to recreate these techniques…

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Guided Walking Tours

June 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Second of the month, repeating until October 10, 2020

189 West Main Street Brevard NC 28712, 189 West Main Street Brevard NC 28712 United States + Google Map
$15

Explore the History of Transylvania County and the City of Brevard during one of the themed tours offered at the Transylvania Heritage Museum. Special tours are offered during the White Squirrel Festival (Saturday of Memorial Day weekend), and Halloweenfest. The tours last approximately one hour. Call the Museum or visit the website and click on Walking Tours for specific tour details. Tours require reservations since space is limited to ensure a unique and educational experience for participants. We request that…

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MUSIC UNDER THE MILKY WAY

June 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
1 PARI Drive, Rosman, NC 28772, 1 PARI Drive, Rosman, NC 28772 United States + Google Map

MUSIC UNDER THE MILKY WAY JUNE 20 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Join us at PARI on the evening of June 20, 2020 as we marvel at the views through an array of optical telescopes and see what a DARK sky actually looks like as The McCall Brothers Band lead us into a relaxing evening as we explore each of the visible planets. Visit a few of the Wonders of our Milky Way and journey to one of our…

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SPACE CAMP – ‘OPERATION NEBULA’

June 28 - August 6
1 PARI Drive, Rosman, NC 28772, 1 PARI Drive, Rosman, NC 28772 United States + Google Map

(A good precursor to – Camp Above & Beyond) Our space camp, ‘Operation NEBULA’ is a simulated space mission that teaches leadership, teamwork, and STEM principles while exposing campers to fun and creative experiences. The camp is an exciting, immersive journey amidst our historic campus which played a critical role in the space race. We will explore a mission to Mars and to a mystery exoplanet. CLASSROOM – OPERATION NEBULA CAMP OBJECTIVES: Learn the critical components of a space mission…

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SPACE CAMP – ‘ASTRO EXPLORER’

June 28 - July 9
1 PARI Drive, Rosman, NC 28772, 1 PARI Drive, Rosman, NC 28772 United States + Google Map

Planetary geography, 3D design and printing, data and animation, communications, computational thinking OUR STEM SPACE CAMP, ‘ASTRO EXPLORER’ TAKES AN IN DEPTH LOOK INTO HOW COMPUTERS PROCESS, STORE AND WORK WITH DATA. CAMPERS WILL LEARN TECHNIQUES TO DISCOVER PATTERNS IN DATA – AND DISPLAY THEM IN VIBRANT AND CREATIVE WAYS SUCH AS ANIMATION. YOU WILL LEARN A LITTLE BIT OF CODING. EXPLORE, MAP, AND 3D PRINT THE EXACT LEGENDARY LOCATIONS THAT NEIL ARMSTRONG TOOK HIS “ONE GIANT LEAP FOR MANKIND,”…

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July 2020

ROBOTICS CAMP – ‘A ROVER’S JOURNEY’

July 7 - July 30
1 PARI Drive, Rosman, NC 28772, 1 PARI Drive, Rosman, NC 28772 United States + Google Map

(Robotics, Sensors, Artificial Intelligence (AI) – Our STEM principled – robotics camp examines basic automatons and complex rovers that explore other planets and extreme environments on Earth. Come gain an understanding of the hardware, software, and concepts that govern robotics. Campers will build their own robot to take a unique journey and collect information from their environment, just like the rovers that collect information from the moon. Campers will work in teams and compete for best in class. Hands-on learning…

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Guided Walking Tours

July 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Second of the month, repeating until October 10, 2020

189 West Main Street Brevard NC 28712, 189 West Main Street Brevard NC 28712 United States + Google Map
$15

Explore the History of Transylvania County and the City of Brevard during one of the themed tours offered at the Transylvania Heritage Museum. Special tours are offered during the White Squirrel Festival (Saturday of Memorial Day weekend), and Halloweenfest. The tours last approximately one hour. Call the Museum or visit the website and click on Walking Tours for specific tour details. Tours require reservations since space is limited to ensure a unique and educational experience for participants. We request that…

Find out more »

August 2020

Guided Walking Tours

August 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Second of the month, repeating until October 10, 2020

189 West Main Street Brevard NC 28712, 189 West Main Street Brevard NC 28712 United States + Google Map
$15

Explore the History of Transylvania County and the City of Brevard during one of the themed tours offered at the Transylvania Heritage Museum. Special tours are offered during the White Squirrel Festival (Saturday of Memorial Day weekend), and Halloweenfest. The tours last approximately one hour. Call the Museum or visit the website and click on Walking Tours for specific tour details. Tours require reservations since space is limited to ensure a unique and educational experience for participants. We request that…

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September 2020

Guided Walking Tours

September 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Second of the month, repeating until October 10, 2020

189 West Main Street Brevard NC 28712, 189 West Main Street Brevard NC 28712 United States + Google Map
$15

Explore the History of Transylvania County and the City of Brevard during one of the themed tours offered at the Transylvania Heritage Museum. Special tours are offered during the White Squirrel Festival (Saturday of Memorial Day weekend), and Halloweenfest. The tours last approximately one hour. Call the Museum or visit the website and click on Walking Tours for specific tour details. Tours require reservations since space is limited to ensure a unique and educational experience for participants. We request that…

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October 2020

PISGAH NIGHTS – MORE SPACE, SPIES AND SECRETS

October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1 PARI Drive, Rosman, NC 28772, 1 PARI Drive, Rosman, NC 28772 United States + Google Map

On the Evening of October 2, 2020 from 6-8pm The Learning Center at PARI will host a follow-up to the talk and the history tour of our unique site that has been home to NASA, Department of Defense, N.C. Forest Service and presently Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute and The Learning Center at PARI. A visual slideshow and history tour will accompany the presentation. The evening will be an expansion on the previous Space, Spies and Secrets. Brad McCall who has…

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Guided Walking Tours

October 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Second of the month, repeating until October 10, 2020

189 West Main Street Brevard NC 28712, 189 West Main Street Brevard NC 28712 United States + Google Map
$15

Explore the History of Transylvania County and the City of Brevard during one of the themed tours offered at the Transylvania Heritage Museum. Special tours are offered during the White Squirrel Festival (Saturday of Memorial Day weekend), and Halloweenfest. The tours last approximately one hour. Call the Museum or visit the website and click on Walking Tours for specific tour details. Tours require reservations since space is limited to ensure a unique and educational experience for participants. We request that…

Find out more »
+ Export Events

As the situation with COVID-19 continues to change, Explore Brevard is doing its best to keep up with events that have been cancelled or rescheduled.
Currently, events in March and April are the most affected.  For now, we can assume that any events beyond that time are still scheduled to occur.