This Saturday! From the WNC Nature Center:
The 36th Annual Hey Day Fall Festival will be held at the Western North Carolina Nature Center on Saturday, October 6th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The event features animal encounters, craft demonstrations, face-painting and live entertainment. Food and beverage vendors will be onsite and other activities will include pumpkin painting, arts and crafts, and many local exhibitors. “Hey Day is our biggest event of the year,” notes Chris Gentile, Director of the WNC Nature Center.
The Friends of the Nature Center will offer opportunities to become a member, Adopt An Animal, purchase raffle tickets, and other great ways to support the Nature Center and its mission of connecting people with the animals and plants of the Southern Appalachians.
Admission to the WNC Nature Center is $8 for adults ($6 for Asheville residents) and $4 for ages 3-15. The Nature Center is located at 75 Gashes Creek Road in Asheville. Hey Day is produced by the City of Asheville in collaboration with the Friends of the WNC Nature Center.
For additional information on Hey Day and the WNC Nature Center including directions, exhibits, and special programs, visit the website at www.wncnaturecenter.com or call 828-259-8080.