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Grandfather Mountain to Host ‘Kidfest’

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009


LINVILLE, NC – On Saturday, September 12, Grandfather Mountain will celebrate Kidfest, a day designed to get kids excited about the nature and culture of the North Carolina Mountains through fun and entertaining activities.

Kidfest Schedule:

9am – Guided hike at the Woods Walk trail with Naturalist Jesse Pope.

10-11 – Story time and Craft lead by Watauga County Library

11 – Birds of the Blue Ridge live demonstration in the Nature Museum Auditorium.

11-2pm – Face painting at the Fudge Shop

12:30-2:30- Storyteller Glen Bollick in the Nature Museum auditorium

1:30 – “The Thicket Game” at the Woods Walk trail. A hide-and-go-seek style game that teaches the value of blending in with your surroundings.

2-3 – Kids Nature Crafts in the Nature Museum Lobby

3-4 – Staff on hand in Habitat area to answer questions

3:30 – Creepy Critters at the butterfly garden. We’ll introduce you to our educational animals and learn that even creepy critters have a place in the environment.

For more information call, 800-468-7325