Meet our Guest Speaker for BellFest 2019
He is currently serving as Director/Curator of the Museum of the Cherokee in South Carolina.
The lands around Jocassee are steeped in Cherokee history.
Mr. Lyle will enlighten us on the role of the Cherokee in the search for Shortia..
will once again entertain us with their unique Appalachian style of bluegrass music.
10:00 Silent Auction begins
Proceeds benefit FOJ projects & events
10:00-close Food available & at Eclectic Sun
11:00 & 2:00 Discovery Walk -Medicinal Plants & Trees: Herbalist Robin McGee
(Earthwise Learning Center)
10:00-3:00 Local Vendors & Exhibitors
10:00-12:00 Interpretative stations
along the Oconee Bell Trail
by Upstate Master Naturalist Association
10:00-11:00 Special Music: BJ Callahan Westminster Music Center
11:00-11:30 Blue Ridge Cloggers
11:45-12:00 FOJ Focus
by Sherrie Whitten, President of FOJ
12:15- 12:45 Luther Lyle Guest Speaker
Cherokee History surrounding the Oconee Bells
1:00-2:00 Special Music by Conservation Theory
2:00 Herbalist Walk #2 with Robin McGee
2:00 Silent Auction Ends
2:00 Special Music
2:30 Pontoon Tours depart
for first 25 New & Renewing Members
3:00 Event Ends