FLETCHER, N.C. (Aug. 17, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has a new location and a new exhibit for the 2015 Mountain State Fair, which will open Sept. 11-20.
The agency will be located in the new Davis Center exhibition building on the grounds of Western North Carolina Agricultural Center, located at 1301 Fanning Bridge Road, in Fletcher, just west of Asheville. The Commission’s exhibit will open from 3-10 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m., Friday through Sunday, except Sunday, Sept. 20, when the exhibit will close at 9 p.m.
New at the agency’s wildlife exhibit this year are several hands-on activities suitable for curious minds and little hands, such as a papier-mâché tree trunk with animal pelts inserted into “knot holes” that children can touch, as well as synthetic “scat” that children can touch and identify.
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