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Grandfather Mountain Presents: Leigh Ann Henion

Outdoor Recreation
Date: Monday, September 25, 2017 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Venue: Grandfather Mountain Nature Museum

Fuel your passion for the outdoors by exploring the life of the High Country’s own Leigh Ann Henion, New York Times bestselling author of “Phenomenal: A Hesitant Adventurer’s Search for Wonder in the Natural World.” The book details how Henion chased eclipses, migrations and other natural phenomena around the globe to reawaken her sense of wonder. “Phenomenal” was named an editor’s pick by O: The Oprah Magazine, Backpacker and Barnes & Noble Review. Elizabeth Gilbert called it a “gorgeously written and deeply thoughtful memoir.”

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 https://grandfather.com/preserving-protecting/become-a-member/.

 

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 www.grandfather.com to plan a trip.

 

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Banner Elk, NC is a great place to make your vacation destination!  The town offers all varieties of lodging to suit every need and budget, great locally owned restaurants, and fun activities year round. Whether you are looking for a fun outdoor adventure with friends, a romantic getaway, or an unforgettable family vacation you will find it in Banner Elk!  Our Chamber prides itself in providing information to our visitors and is always available to help you find the information you need.  Call 828-898-8395 or email us at bannerelkchamber@gmail.com