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December 2021

Historic Swannanoa Creek Hike

December 11 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Swannanoa Valley Museum & History Center, 223 W State St
Black Mountain, NC 28711
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The museum will host a difficult/strenuous winter hike down this historic path, which was used by wagons and stagecoaches bringing travelers up the mountain before the railroad was built. Though passenger train service ceased in the…

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Wreaths of Folk Magic and Medicine

December 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The plants that deck the halls at Winter Solstice were not chosen randomly by peoples of the past. Pine, holly, oak, rose hip, and fir: all these trees and plants…

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Walking Tour of Downtown Black Mountain

December 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Swannanoa Valley Museum & History Center, 223 W State St
Black Mountain, NC 28711
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Learn the history of Black Mountain and the Swannanoa Valley on this walking tour! Museum staff will lead attendees through historic State Street, Cherry Street and Black Mountain Avenue, relaying…

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January 2022

Save the Date: Hike Finisher Celebration

January 9, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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SVM Winter Workshops 2022: Full Series Tickets

January 15, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - January 29, 2022 @ 3:00 pm

Join the Swannanoa Valley Museum for its third year of Winter Workshops, taking place on Saturdays for three consecutive weekends in January. This year, the museum is focusing on ecology,…

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Winter Workshop 1: Crafting Stories from Nature

January 15, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Christmount Christiann Assembly, 222 Fern Way
Black Mountain, NC 28711
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We are all a part of the natural world and our lives are profoundly affected by nature.  The natural world provides a common meeting place as well as a source…

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Winter Workshop 2: Crafting Kudzu Baskets

January 22, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Black Mountain Library, 105 N Dougherty Street
Black Mountain, NC 28711
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The image of kudzu growing over trees and hillsides is a familiar sight in Southern Appalachia and the South, and though this plant has a less-than desirable reputation, its vines…

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Winter Workshop 3: Planting By the Signs in Appalachia

January 29, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Black Mountain Library, 105 N Dougherty Street
Black Mountain, NC 28711
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Join us for a look at the history of planting by the astrological signs in Appalachia. Though antiquated, this interesting historical practice held sway, and still does, throughout the mountain…

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