Enjoy a country breakfast buffet including eggs, meats, biscuits and gravy along with lighter fare such as warm and cold cereals, fruit, yogurt, coffee, juices. and more.
This program includes story telling techniques that are used to describe the cultural and historical aspects of life in the Appalachian America of yesterday and today. The discussion includes readings from Deaton's books on eastern Kentucky, Appalachian Ghost Stories and Kentucky Boy, as well as clips from his two films on the area, The Feuds of Bloody Breathitt and Harry Caudill, A Man of Courage. The program concludes with a Q & A on Appalachian culture and the telling of an old time mountain ghost story.
Enjoy the lunch buffet feature American fare along with regional favorites complete with soup, salad, and dessert bar.
Enjoy an expert-led nature walk and discover some flora and fauna of Cumberland Falls. Due to maximum group size, participants will be divided into smaller groups for the nature hikes. Hiking boots and hiking sticks are recommended. There will be a paved short walk offered as well.
Enjoy a country buffet with a variety southern dishes prepared in regional custom; includes soup, salad and dessert bar.
Role of Music in Appalachia presented with respect to the musical traditions of both mainstream and unique mountain cultures.