Special Events

  1. Autumn Jubilee

    Spread out on the beautiful 450-acre Dan Nicholas Park grounds and explore more than 180 craft vendors from all over the Southeast. Crafts include framed prints, ceramics, folk art, quilts, bird houses, and more. Live music, food, and regular attractions like the train, carousel, and paddle boat rides will provide fun for the whole family!

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  2. Simple Living Festival

    Each Spring, Dan Nicholas Park hosts the Simple Living Festival complete with traditional crafts, information booths, live music and some special programming, all in front of the Nature Center. Featured crafts typically include woodcarving, blacksmithing and soap making. Vendors represent organizations that promote active recreation and sustainable farming, etc. The live music on stage offers something for everyone including folk, folk rock, gospel and bluegrass, and the music play from noon until 6 p.m. Fun for the whole family!

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