Tryon celebrates Earth Day yesterday at Harmon Field

Published 8:00 am Saturday, April 23, 2022

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Conserving Carolina hosts event; local organizations provide earth-friendly activities


TRYON––Yesterday evening, Conserving Carolina hosted the Earth Day Festival at Harmon Field.
This free event was open to the public, welcoming families and people of all ages to enjoy earth-friendly crafts, environmental education, and hands-on learning.
Educational activities and crafts were provided by FENCE (Foothills Equestrian Nature Center), Polk County Soil and Water, Mountain True, NC Forest Service, NC Department of Environment and Nature Resources, Polk County Library, Polk County Parks and Recreation, Tryon Arts and Crafts, Tryon Garden Club, and many more local and state organizations.
Also in recognition of Earth Day, there was a showing of Polar Extremes at the Tryon Depot yesterday evening. At this time, downtown Tryon enjoyed their monthly 4th Friday event where downtown businesses extended their hours and stayed open until at least 7 p.m.
The Earth Day Festival at Harmon Field included music by Phil and Gay Johnson, the PacJAM Clover Pickers, and Blue Wall. Food was provided by Manzolina’s Eatery.

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