Celebrating 25 years as an Earth Literacy Center!

50/50 Raffle
Chance to Win $2000+
Drawing September 29

On sale now - Raffle Tickets - 1 for $5 or 5 for $20. We have a total of 1000 tickets to sell by Sep 29 when we will hold our drawing at Hogskin History Day. While we hope you will join the Hogskin History Day Celebration, you need not be present to win. Last year's winner won $1870, and if we sell all of our tickets, this year's winner will take home over $2000! In a 50/50 raffle, Narrow Ridge receives funds to match what's awarded to the raffle winner. So, show your support for Narrow Ridge while getting a chance to win a substantial sum of money.

For more information contact Mitzi at 865-497-3603 or community@narrowridge.org.

Music & Birthday Celebration
Saturday, Aug 18
6:30 - 10:00 p.m.

Narrow Ridge invites you to join us at our outdoor stage (just up hill from the Mac Smith Resource Center at 1936 Liberty Hill Rd, Washburn) for an evening of music and fun as we combine our regularly scheduled summer music jam with a 50th Birthday Celebration for Narrow Ridge Director, Mitzi Wood-Von Mizener. Not only is this Mitzi's 50th year of participation in this great story of life, but this fall will mark her 10th year as Director of Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Center. This event will include special performances by the Emancipators as well as Mitzi's dad, the legendary Bob Wood. We will also serve pizza from our wood-fired earthen oven early in the evening and are hoping to find a square dance caller to lead us all in a couple of square dances (let us know if you know a square dance caller who could join us). The evening will also provide plenty of opportunities for guests to join in the music making with an open mic segment. Here is a rough schedule for the evening:

6:30 - 7:00 pm The Emancipators perform
6:30 - 800 pm Pizza served
7:00 - 7:30 pm Bob Wood performs
7:30 - 10:00 pm open mic (and hopefully a square dance or two)

Hope you can join us!

Hogskin History Day
Saturday, September 29
11 am - 5 pm

The 19th annual Hogskin History Day will be held Saturday, September 29 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Center, 1936 Liberty Hill Rd, Washburn.

Hogskin History Day is a celebration of the history, music, and culture of the Hogskin Valley and surrounding Appalachian communities. The day promises to be both full of fun and interesting information.

Guests will enjoy lots of good local food and entertainment as well as a chance to win up to $2000+. We extend a special welcome to our young friends with plenty of games, crafts, cakewalks,face painting and bubble blowing. Delicious food, including homemade pizza from our cob oven, bean burritos, beans, cornbread, home baked goods and more will be available for purchase. In the afternoon we will offer free apple juice from our hand-cranked press using local organic apples. And yes, we will again provide free hand-cranked homemade ice cream on a first come first served basis (see event schedule for times apple juice and ice cream will be served).

Tours of our “off the grid”, environmentally friendly Narrow Ridge buildings and homes as well as our Natural Burial Preserve will be scheduled in the afternoon. Local vendors and exhibitors will showcase crafts from old time wool spinning to jewelry and art utilizing recycled/repurposed materials. Door prizes will be given every hour. Hogskin History Day t-shirts will also be available for purchase.

Admission and parking are FREE. For more information visit our website at www.narrowridge.org or call 865-497-3603.