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Grandfather Mountain Presents: Tom Earnhardt

Outdoor Recreation
Date: Thursday, August 24, 2017 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Venue: Grandfather Mountain Nature Museum

Join the host of public television’s “Exploring North Carolina,” Tom Earnhardt, for a heart-warming evening on Grandfather Mountain. Earnhardt, the consummate outdoorsman, believes all plant and animal life depend on each other, whether it’s a big buck roaming northeastern North Carolina or a salamander crawling over rocks in Hazel Creek in the Smoky Mountains. Earnhardt, a resident of Raleigh, has spent his life exploring from the mountains to the sea. His multifaceted dedication encompasses hunting and fishing and researching and studying nature in the Tar Heel State.

Each event starts at 6 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres in the Nature Museum, followed by the lecture at 6:30 p.m. in the Nature Museum Auditorium. The programs are limited to 100 guests, and registration is required by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling (828) 733-2013. Admission to each lecture is $20 per person and free to members of Grandfather Mountain’s Bridge Club. To learn more about the Bridge Club, or to become a member, visit


The not-for-profit Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation strives to inspire conservation of the natural world by helping guests explore, understand and value the wonders of Grandfather Mountain. For more information, call (800) 468-7325, or visit to plan a trip.



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