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Hickory Nut Gap Farm

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57 Sugar Hollow Rd
Fairview, NC 28730 United States
828.628.1027

March 2020

Quarter Cow Butchery Class: Front Quarter

March 30 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Hickory Nut Gap Farm, 57 Sugar Hollow Rd
Fairview, NC 28730 United States
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LEARN Learn about how our cattle are raised from our farm director Asher Wright.  He will discuss rotational grazing model, health benefits of grassfed beef and how various inputs on the production side impact the quality of the meat.   EAT Enjoy a beautiful spread of our in-house made Charcuterie & a locally crafted adult beverage of your choice. WATCH Watch head butcher Brian Bermingham demonstrate how to break down each part of a quarter cow, explaining each step of the…

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April 2020

Lyrid Meteor Shower Stargazing

April 18 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Hickory Nut Gap Farm, 57 Sugar Hollow Rd
Fairview, NC 28730 United States
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night sky meteor shower

Saturday April 18th, 9:00 – 10:30 pm Lyrid Meteor Shower Party Join us to celebrate the biggest meteor shower of the spring. As we watch the cosmic fireworks we’ll also learn to find our way around the spring sky and some of the myths and legends of the stars and constellations visible at this time as well.

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September 2020

Late Summer Stargazing

September 12 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Hickory Nut Gap Farm, 57 Sugar Hollow Rd
Fairview, NC 28730 United States
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starry sky with silhouette

Saturday Sept 12th, 8:30 – 10:00 pm Late Summer Stargazing at the Farm We’ll gather under the last evening skies of summer to observe the night sky and its wonders. Local astronomer Stephan Martin will give a tour of the stars and constellations of the summer sky while discussing some of their myths and the astronomical phenomena happening at this time. We may even see a few Taurid meteors cross our skies!

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October 2020

Fall Stargazing & Mars Viewing

October 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Hickory Nut Gap Farm, 57 Sugar Hollow Rd
Fairview, NC 28730 United States
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colorful starry nebula sky

Saturday Oct 17th,  8:00 – 9:30 pm Fall stargazing at the farm and Mars viewing party Mars is at its best appearance for the year right now so come join us to have a look at it through some small telescopes. Local astronomer Stephan Martin will also point out some of the fall constellations and share of the myths and legends of the sky during this time of year, including some spooky star stories as we get close to Halloween!

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November 2020

Leonid Meteor Shower Stargazing

November 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hickory Nut Gap Farm, 57 Sugar Hollow Rd
Fairview, NC 28730 United States
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night sky stars

Saturday Nov 14th, 7:30 – 9 pm Leonid Meteor Shower Stargazing Join us to view one of the biggest meteor showers of the year at the farm with local astronomer and author Stephan Martin. While we’re enjoying the meteor show, we’ll also explore some of the stars, constellations, and other astronomical treasures of the fall night sky.

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December 2020

Geminid Meteor Shower Stargazing

December 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hickory Nut Gap Farm, 57 Sugar Hollow Rd
Fairview, NC 28730 United States
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meteor shower sky

Saturday Dec 12th 2020, 7:00 – 8:30 pm Geminid Meteor Shower Stargazing Join us at the farm as we view the “king” of the meteor showers, the Geminid meteor shower, now gracing our skies during time. While we’re looking for meteors we’ll also explore some of the spectacular late fall and winter stars and constellations that are visible during this time of year, along with some of the stories associated with them. Note: BYO chair and/or blanket. Please dress as…

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