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Friday, July 1 - Sunday, July 31

Family Animal Encounters
Time: 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost: Included with Park admission | Buy Tickets

Meet some of Grady the Groundhog’s woodland friends or possibly our birds of prey, a Red-tailed hawk and Great Horned Owl! A Park naturalist will explain each animal’s role in our ecosystem, how they came to live at the park and lessons on what we can do to help protect wildlife. Animal Encounters meet at Grady’s Animal Discover Den Mon-Fri and at the Outdoor Classroom Sat & Sun. Afterward, grab a Track Trail brochure at Grady’s Den and take a hike along our Great Woodland Adventure trail with 12 interactive education stations!

Friday, July 1 - Sunday, July 31

Beats, Burgers & Brews at the Old Rock Café
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost: Free; no cover charge and no reservations required

Friday and/or Saturday evenings throughout July- Full schedule listed below

Relax outdoors to the beat of bluegrass, Americana, folk, blues or other genres while enjoying a regional craft brew or glass of wine on our riverside deck. Talented local musicians and singer-songwriters liven the scene on Friday and/or Saturday evenings in July at this popular burger joint in Chimney Rock Village. The Old Rock Café features one of the 2014 Zagat-rated “Must-try Burgers across the Country” with Hickory Nut Gap Meats’ 100% grass-fed beef burger. The full menu includes grilled sandwiches, salads and fresh-baked fruit cobbler.

Performance Schedule:

  • Friday, July 1: Vintage Vinyl
  • Saturday, July 2: Hands of Time
  • Saturday. July 9: Dulci Ellenberger
  • Saturday, July 16: Hands of Time
  • Saturday, July 23: West Wend Band
  • Saturday, July 30: Hands of Time

Be sure to enjoy another month of Beats, Burgers & Brews in October!

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