Activities

Easter Bunny
Sunday, April 9, 2017
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

IMG_2814Join us for our annual Easter Eggstravaganza!  We have three age separated trails (4 and under, 5 to 8, and 9 and above) and over 4000 eggs to hunt.  We hide eggs until the candy is gone but it goes fast so don’t be late.  Bring your camera and take a free keepsake photo with the Easter Bunny.  This year we are adding hands-on interactive activity tables.  Don’t forget to bring a bag or basket to collect the eggs.  Meet at Phifer Cabin.

 

 

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Earth Day Clean Up
Saturday, April 22, 2017
10:00 a.m. – Noon
Join us for a trail clean-up day at Broad River Greenway.  Bring water, gloves and wear clothes and shoes that can get wet.  We will supply trash bags.  Meet at the Ra
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Annual Fish Fry
Friendship Masonic Lodge
Boiling Springs
Saturday, May 6, 2017
Noon – 7:00 p.m.

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Harry McKee’s Famous Fried Fish $12.00 per plate.  Eat in or Carry Out.  Plates include generous portions of fish, fries, hushpuppies and slaw. Tickets available at Gale Elmore, CPA; Ranger Station, and Boiling Springs Town Hall.   Advance tickets preferred but not required. 

 

 

 

 

 

Wildflower Walk
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Hike begins at 2:00

The Wildflower Walk is an annual favorite. Join us for this easy guided walk along the beautiful trails at the Greenway. Local expert, Dr. Tom Jones, will entertain and educate as enjoy a wonderful afternoon in the woods.

 

 

 

Grabblin’
Saturday, June 24, 2017
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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Learn this primitive fishing skill in our annual Grabblin’ demonstration.  Wear closed toe shoes that you can wear into the river and clothes for getting wet.  Young folks are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult in the water.  This is a great hands-on experience that will create a lifetime of memories.  Meet under the Highway 150 Bridge

 

 

 

 

 

 


Annual 5k & 10k Trail Race
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Registration 8:00 a.m.IMG_1293
Race begins at 9:00 a.m.
This challenging natural trail course takes you through some of the prettiest parts of Broad River Greenway.  Advance registration required for t-shirt.  Course map available at broadrivergreenway.com.  Register online at www.racesonline.com/events/broad-river-trail-run

 

 

 

Equestrian Poker Ride
Saturday, October 14, 2017 (Rain Date October 21)
Registration begins in 9:30 a.m.
Ride begins 10:00 a.m.

broad1Advance Registration $20 PAY with PAYPAL on our website (DAY OF EVENT $25)
50% purse split among 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place
50% benefits the Greenway.
Get riding faster! Register in advance by mailing name, address and check for $20 per rider to BRG Equestrian Poker Run, P.O. Box 1015 Boiling Springs, NC 28107. Make check payable to Broad River Greenway.

Register the day of event between 9:30 –11 am. Poker Run Trail opens at 10 am.
Sign in and ride out from the College Farm Trail Head.
Use 2470 College Farm, Shelby, NC 28152 in your GPS.

 

 

Enchanted Forest
Friday November 3 &
Saturday November 4
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
LAST TOUR LEAVES AT 8:45 p.m.

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The Enchanted Forest is a Gardner Webb community service project designed to entertain and educate kids age 2-12 about the nocturnal animals that live in North Carolina and the importance of sustaining their woodland habitat.
Come join us for a wonderfully fun and safe evening. In addition to the Enchanted Forest which is our main event, we will also feature music and a kids painting activity.

 

 

 
Santa at Phifer Cabin
Saturday, December 3, 2017
2:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.

 

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Free and open to the public. Weather permitting the Poplar Springs Hand Bell Choir will play on the trail. Santa will be available for pictures. Light refreshments and craft activity will round out the afternoon. Great afternoon in the woods!