P.O. Box 16, Flat Rock, NC 28731
© 2021 Friends of Carl Sandburg at Connemara, Inc.
Online house ticket tour reservations can be made via recreation.gov for a non-refundable fee of $1.00 per ticket. House tours are available on Thursdays and Saturdays at 11AM, 1PM and 2PM. Any tickets not sold via recreation.gov will be available to walk-in visitors on a day-of-tour, first come, first served basis. Online reservations can be made up to 60 days in advance.
36th ANNUAL CARL SANDBURG MUSIC FESTIVAL, MEMORIAL DAY- MAY 30
We are excited that this free festival is back and will be held at the amphitheater and barnyard areas of the park. No tickets or registration required, just come for a fun afternoon of great music. Seating is available at the amphitheater, and visitors are welcome to bring their own lawn chairs. Pets are not allowed in seating areas at the amphitheater or inside the barnyard. The Carl Sandburg Music Festival is supported by the Friends of Carl Sandburg at Connemara and a grant from the North Carolina Arts Council, administered by the Arts Council of Henderson County. This year’s musical lineup is:
11AM: Peter Dimery Trio (Jazz)- Amphitheater
2PM: Mark Webb, Jr. (Americana)- Amphitheater
1PM to 3PM: Patrick Ballard (Acoustic guitar and banjo)- Barn
Free tours of the Sandburg Home will be available on the hour from 10AM to 3PM. Tickets are first come, first served beginning at 9:30AM in the Visitor Center/Park Store located on the ground floor of the home.
More information on the music festival and previous performances are available by clicking here.
GLASSY MOUNTAIN CELEBRATION T-SHIRTS
Help celebrate with the Friends of Carl Sandburg with our BIG GLASSY t-shirts. The Glassy Mountain Celebration was the central theme of 2021 events for community members and visitors to enjoy the Sandburg Home. These shirts are only $23.00 (including shipping and handling) and are available in many sizes. We’ll also have shirts available for purchase for only $15 at most of our events. Please note that these shirts do run a bit on the small size. Stop by and take one home at a reduced price, or click here for instructions on how to order online.