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Director Patterson to Transylvania County

|| August 12, 2021||

Rogow room of the transylvania county library

Join us to meet Director patterson as he visits transylvania county!

Director Dwayne Patterson

Come join us for an exciting chance to meet Director Dwayne Patterson of the NC Division of Parks and Recreation in the Rogow Room of the Transylvania County Library. The director will be touring Gorges State Park, including the new family campground slated to open by the end of the year, before offering a presentation on the current status of NC Parks and their effects on our region.

Come join us, meet the director and learn about our wonderful system of state parks in North Carolina.

This event is part of our Experience Gorges series and would not be possible without the generous support of our dear friends at the North Carolina Friends of State Parks. 

*Please note that registration is required for this event. Space is limited and we want the event to be spectacular!

What to expect

Meet + Greet

A meet + greet with Director Patterson. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet the state’s authority on North Carolina State Parks!

Presentation with Q+A

Hear Director Patterson’s status update on North Carolina State Parks and ask your questions about the present and future of the parks. 

Lite Bites

Enjoy some refreshements and lite bites from our friends at Blue Ridge Bakery. A delicious addition to our exciting afternoon! 

Event Schedule + Location

1:30-4:00 PM

1:30 – 2:30 pm Meet + greet with refreshments and lite bites provided by Blue Ridge Bakery.


2:30 – 4:00 pm Director Patterson’s presentation and Q+A



Director Patterson’s visit will be on August 12, 2021 at the Rogow Room of the Transylvania County Library.

Parking is available at the library.

212 South Gaston Street
Brevard, North Carolina 28712




Just like every event at Gorges State Park, this event is totally free! We are requiring registration so that we may better plan a successful afternoon!

Please note that this form is for one attendee only. If you plan to bring a guest, please fill out a separate form for them. 

Thank you for your support!

REGISTration form:

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