Here's a fun family event for the weekend. Check out the 35th annual Hey Day fall festival will be held at the Western North Carolina Nature Center on Saturday October 1st from 10 AM – 5 PM. From their press release:
The Nature Center will be bustling with excitement as more than 30 interactive education stations and entertainers are set to join the fun. “Hey Day is our biggest event of the year,” notes Chris Gentile, Director of the Nature Center.
In addition to familiar favorites such as cloggers, live bands, food, and hands-on activities, this year’s event will feature a special pumpkin painting contest, a blacksmith demonstration, and special animal encounters throughout the day.
Admission to the WNC Nature Center is $6 for adults ($8 for non-Asheville residents), $5 for seniors ($7 for non-Asheville residents), $4 for youth ages 3-15 and children age 2 and under are free, Members are free.