Upcoming FOCS events

We hold regular events through the year. Check back here and follow us on Facebook to see our latest events and promotions. 


Carl’s Words

“In these times you have to be an optimist to open your eyes when you awake in the morning.”  – Carl Sandburg  As we end 2020, a year of chaos, loss and grief for so many in the world, we are reminded of the difficult themes Carl chose to write

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$20 for ’20

The Friends are so excited to announce the start of our $20 for ‘20 fundraiser! We know times are hard right now but we need your help to continue funding our community programs! Please consider donating $20 through the link below:

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CARL Oval Car Stickers!

Dear Friends, We are so pleased to announce our exclusive CARL oval car sticker.  Show your support for the Friends of Carl Sandburg and tell the world you support Carl Sandburg Home NHS by displaying CARL on your car window or bumper.  This is a fun, easy way to show your support

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Name The Goat Winner!

We are delighted to announce the winner of the Name The Goat Raffle.  Our winning entry was submitted by Jay Levey of Hendersonville.  Jay suggested the wonderful name Capricorn, which is perfect for our young Nubian Buck.  The symbol for the astrological sign Capricorn is the goat! As always, we

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Name The Goat Raffle

Every year, The Friends of Carl Sandburg hold a Name the Goat Raffle. Normally for this event we all come together for a day of fun and games at the Flat Rock Ice Cream Social. In the hopes of keeping this tradition alive, the Friends have decided to move the

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Partial Reopening

As announced by the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site, the park will begin reopening access to some trails, park grounds, and parking lots beginning today, June 1st! With public health in mind, the house, barn, barnyard, restrooms and other structures, shuttle service, water fountains, Sandburg Home tours, volunteer shifts,

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