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TRYON PALACE LANTERNS ON THE LAWN (THIS EVENT IS POV ONLY)

September 17 @ 6:00 am - 10:00 am

Lanterns on the Lawn: A Family Campout at Tryon Palace – September 17, 2017 

Bring the family and your camping gear for a night under the stars at our 2017 Fall Lanterns on the Lawn: A Family Campout on the Tryon Palace South Lawn to benefit the Tryon Palace Foundation.

Campers can reserve 15-foot square plots on the South Lawn for a campsite and set up for the evening. Setup begins 2:00–6:00 p.m. Saturday. The Tryon Palace Gardens and Garden Shop will remain open until dusk to allow campers to walk through the gardens, and purchase items from store.

Saturday evening activities will continue with crafts, lawn games, an All-American dinner buffet of hamburgers and hot dogs, making s’mores, a campfire sing-a-long, and a 15-minute moonlit walk through the Wilderness Garden. Wake up on Sunday to a breakfast of coffee, juice, doughnuts, and fruit, followed by a sunrise garden walk and family yoga session.

Feel free to sign up for more than one activity if you would like to help for the evening. We are offering free overnight camping for all staff and volunteers that work the event. If you would like to stay overnight, please contact me for details.

Volunteers are needed Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 15, 16 & 17 in the following areas:

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2017

BREAKFAST SET UP

                Two Volunteers needed to set up tables, food and coffee and assist/serve campers

                                6:00 am (prefer overnight volunteers)

CLEAN AND CLEAR

                Four Volunteers needed to help campers where needed, pick up trash left behind and store all equipment.

                                Completed by 10:00 am (prefer overnight volunteers)

For more information contact pam Stevens.

Pam Stevens

Administrative Office Assistant/Volunteer Coordinator

Direct: 252-639-3501  Main: 252-639-3500  pam.stevens@ncdcr.gov

 

 

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