True Nature Country Fair
Take a day to connect with the Earth through presentations by permaculture designer Chuck Marsh and fruit grower Bill Whipple, aka Professor Barkslip. Local organic vendors, guided nature walks, demonstrations on food preservation and gardening, a dinner of local foods, and an old-time music contest are also scheduled. The Sprouts program will include journal making, gardening, an herb walk, and bee-keeping demonstrations for kids.
» Highland Lake Cove, 116A Water Lily Dr.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; $10, $3 children, $25 dinner, $7 youth; (828) 342-1849; www.truenaturecountryfair.org