Smokies hosts holiday event

Smokies hosts holiday event

Posted: Friday, December 14, 2012 8:00 pm

GATLINBURG (AP) — The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is hosting a Holiday Homecoming at the Oconaluftee Visitor Center.
Park staff and volunteers will provide hands-on traditional craft demonstrations during the Saturday event, and visitors will have a chance to make a corn shuck doll, buzz button and cinnamon ornament.
There will also be an acoustic old-time jam session of holiday music.
The visitor center will be decorated for the holidays and will include an exhibit on Christmas in the mountains.
Hot apple cider and cookies will be served, and there will be a fire in the fireplace.

Published in The Messenger 12.14.12

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