Community Calendar for 12/21/2015

Published 10:07 am Monday, December 21, 2015

Monday, Dec. 21
Alzheimer’s Tennessee Caregiver Support Group will meet from noon to 1 p.m. at Sycamore Springs Senior Living Center to encourage caregivers, to provide supportive information and to share experiences. For more information, call Tracey Kendall, regional director of Alzheimer’s Tennessee, at 423-330-4532.
Saturday, Dec. 26
Watauga Valley Fife & Drum Corps — 10 a.m.-noon. The Fife & Drum Corps performs at historical events, dedication, and parades. This group is open to anyone ages 13 and up. Musical experience is welcome but not necessary; just come with a willingness to learn. Meet our volunteer coordinator John Large at the Sycamore Shoals Visitors Center. Lessons are free of charge. Just call and let us know you’re coming.
Thursday, Dec. 31
Midnight on the Mountain at Roan Mountain State Park. Hike Round Bald at midnight on Dec. 31 and hike down on Jan. 1 with Park Ranger Meg Guy. Limited to 15 hikers.
Friday, Jan. 1
Sycamore Shoals ‘First Hike’ — Carter Mansion Tour — Join us for an enjoyable midmorning tour of the Carter Mansion at 11 a.m. Visit this elegant frontier home, festively decorated for the holidays and learn about the seasonal traditions of the 18th Century. Dress appropriately for the weather as we will be taking a casual stroll from the Visitor Center of the Carter Mansion (located beside the parking lot) to the Carter Mansion. Tour will begin at 11 a.m. by reservation only. To make a reservation, call 423-543-5808. Reservations must be made by Wednesday, Dec. 30, at 3:30 p.m. Tour will be subject to cancelation due to inclement weather. For cancellation information call 543-6140. The Carter Mansion is located at 1031 Broad St., Elizabethton.

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