The Blue Ridge Parkway will celebrate its 75th Anniversary this week from September 10th through the 12th. There will be music, crafts, nature walks, plays, workshops, local foods and more.
The Blue Ridge Parkway’s 75th Anniversary Festival is a multi-day, multi-venue event staged in and around Cumberland Knob Recreation Area in North Carolina, where Parkway construction began on September 11, 1935. Two locations, the Blue Ridge Music Center (MP 213) and the Cumberland Knob Recreation Area (MP 217), will be home to the festival that will include a formal ceremony featuring local, state, and federal officials.
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