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Flight of the Vampire 5k, Half and full Marathon – Rotary club of Brevard “Run Transylvania 2020 series”

Flight of the Vampire 5k, Half and full Marathon – Rotary club of Brevard “Run Transylvania 2020 series”

We are doing five races now – all virtual – as part of our “Run Transylvania 2020 series” – for the first time we have a Brevard Half and Full Marathon. Due to Covid all of our 2020 races are being run virtually – this means you sign up, obtain the course and run at anytime during September, either on your own or with a small group – then post your time and we will announce winners the following month. All races begin at the DEPOT on railroad – unless you want to run your own course, anywhere in the world. Shirts and prizes (and a limited supply of commemorative mugs) can be collected on certain days the following month. Sign-up for all races is on Runsignup White Squirrel – please use https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Brevard/Firecracker5kandFunRun Firecracker 10K – please use https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Brevard/Firecracker10KRunitduringSeptemberonyourschedule In Oct/Nov we will virtually run the following: The Flight of the Vampire 5K Brevard Half Marathon Brevard Marathon You can run all five if you wish and collect all five different shirts TRuventure is offering Zoom based coaching for all races for a fee. In the coming years all these races will be run in person – all start at the new DEPOT in town. Brevardrotarync@gmail.com if you have questions or want to run in either Marathon – 884-4184 is Mikes... Read More

Cherokee Traditions: From the Hands of our Elders

“Cherokee Traditions” begins with a brief overview of Cherokee crafts, focusing on the key material traditions of basketry, pottery, and carving. The highly visual program then recognizes early 20th century artisans, the Elders who have kept these traditions alive. These Cherokee elders join thousands of unnamed makers who created and maintained traditions during centuries past. Anna Fariello’s “From the Hands of our Elders” series included three books and a website, produced to share important archival collections of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians with the general public. The project was the recipient of the 2013 Guardians of Culture International Awards Program awarded by the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums. Program Provided by Funding from the North Carolina Humanities Council The North Carolina Humanities Council serves as an advocate for lifelong learning and thoughtful dialogue about all facets of human life. We facilitate the exploration and celebration of the many voices and stories of North Carolina’s cultures and heritage. Through our programs, we seek to cultivate informed and active citizenship as an outgrowth of new awareness of self and... Read More
Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop

Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop

This is an introduction to the seven principles of Leave No Trace. Even if you have a basic understanding of the concept of Leave No Trace, this workshop will provide a deeper understanding of recreational-related impacts and how Leave No Trace skills and ethics can help protect the outdoor places we love. This workshop will be experiential, fast-paced and have tips for a variety of outdoor users: hikers, mountain bikers, rock climbers, backpackers,... Read More
Computer and Smartphone Navigation Tools

Computer and Smartphone Navigation Tools

The purpose of this class is to learn to use the computer-based program, CalTopo to plan routes and create custom maps. Then, you will learn to upload those maps onto your phone using the app, Avenza Maps. This will allow you to track your real time location on the custom map you created even while your phone is on Airplane mode. Never wonder where you are again……while you have have a charge on your phone. Note: The Navigation with Map and Compass is not required, but highly recommended as a prerequisite for this... Read More
Navigating with Map and Compass

Navigating with Map and Compass

Learn to read and interpret a topographic map and to use a compass in order to “stay found” in the forest. This class is designed with the beginner in mind. You will receive instruction and practice the following skills: Reading the information provided on a map, understanding contour lines, measuring distance using map scale, parts of a compass, orienting a map with a compass, taking a bearing and following a bearing. This class is beneficial for anyone who spends time in the... Read More