Arboretum celebrates trails and tales with two-day event

“Books and Boots,” a two-day event celebrating the beauty and bounty of the natural world will be held at the N.C. Arboretum in Asheville on Saturday and Sunday, February 18 and 19.

There will be family programs focusing on indoor and outdoor winter activities, including: guided geo-caching, nature journaling for children and winter bird bingo.

Author presentations by Peter Loewer, nature writer, botanical illustrator and garden photographer; George Ellison, writer and naturalist; James Farmer, a writer and garden and interior designer; and Patricia Moore-Pastides, writer, cook and public-health professional.

The event is free, with the standard parking fee of $8.

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