Celebrating 25 years as an Earth Literacy Center!

Liza Jane & Fiddlin' Curly Open
Music Jam
Saturday, Sep 14
7:00-10:00 p.m.

Narrow Ridge invites our friends and neighbors to join us for our last open music jam of the year on Saturday, September 14 at our outdoor stage just up the road from our Mac Smith Resource Center at 1936 Liberty Hill Rd. We are especially excited to have Knoxville duo, Liza Jane and Fiddlin' Curly open for the event from 7:00 - 7:30 p.m.

From 7:30 to 10:00 p.m. guests are invited to share their talents or simply enjoy the sharing of others.

. Our music gatherings are always a great way to get to know our neighbors and to witness first hand the amazing talent that exists here in our beautiful valley home. This is a non-alcoholic event that is free and open to all ages. Bring your friends, family, blanket or lawn chair, and good cheer. Contributions to the snack table are appreciated but not required (finger foods only, please). HOPE YOU CAN JOIN US!

For more information call 865-497-2753 or email [email protected]

Hogskin History Day
Saturday, September 28
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

The 20th annual Hogskin History Day will be held Saturday, September 28 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.

Bill's 80th B-day Celebration
Saturday, October 26

Narrow Ridge's Founder, Bill Nickle will turn 80 years old in October! Bill has been a gift to all who have walked this "narrow ridge" with him, and we wish to celebrate his life and work with a big birthday bash and fundraiser for Narrow Ridge. If you would like to be a part of shaping and pulling off the big event, please get in touch with Mitzi at 865-497-2753 or [email protected] Stay tuned for more details about the celebration.