NC Arboretum Celebrates 25 years!

The North Carolina Arboretum, located in Asheville, will kick off it’s 25th Anniversary celebration this Friday, July 1st.  The festivities at the Arboretum, located just off the Blue Ridge Parkway(mile post 393) and NC Hwy. 191, will begin at 9:00 a.m. and continue throughout the day ending at 9:00 p.m.

Activities and entertainment for all ages are scheduled throughout the day, including a free evening concert. In addition, parking fees will be waived the day of the event – good enough reason to come out!   Some activities include geocaching, heritage hike and 5K time trials where runners will enjoy a scenic route through the Arboretum property.  More information is located at the Arboretum’s website or by calling 828.665.2492.

With the Arboretum only 35 miles from The Swag, a day trip for this celebration would be a fun filled day for any Swagger.