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Gardening, art, music, and storytelling featured at Sycamore Shoals this month

The final session in the wintering gardening seminar will be held Saturday, Oct. 17, at Sycamore Shoals State Park.
The session will focus on Winterizing Your Garden Beds and will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 noon in the park visitors center.
Master Gardener Ben Hunter will share with those attending some information about wintering garden beds and getting them ready for the spring season.
The seminar is free.
Other events scheduled this month at the park include a Small Works Art Show in the park visitors center, beginning Sunday, Oct. 18, and continuing through Nov. 1.
The show will feature a display of 8 x 10 or smaller works by members of the Watauga Valley Art League.
A reception will be held Sunday, Oct. 18, at 1:30 p.m. The art work can be viewed during operating hours at the park.
Also, on Sunday, Oct. 18, an Irish Traditional Music Session will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. and will feature an informal gathering of musicians, who play Irish traditional music.
Due to COVID-19 this event is limited to 10 musicians and advance registration is required. 
Coming up Oct. 29 at the park is Scary Stories at Fort Watauga. There will be tales of woe and terror, the weird and macabre with a touch of wit thrown in. 
Storytelling will begin at 7:30 p.m.