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Peanuts Pumpkin Patch Express
Date(s): Oct 13, 2017 - Oct 15, 2017
When: 3:30 Friday departure, 12:00 pm & 3:30 pm Saturday & Sunday departures
Where: Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, Bryson City

On board the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, guests will hear a narration of Schulz’s “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” as the train travels to the Pumpkin Patch.

Upon arrival, passengers will be greeted and have a photo opportunity with Charlie Brown, Lucy, and Snoopy. Activities to enjoy at The Great Pumpkin Patch will include: campfire marshmallows, a coloring station, temporary tattoos, trick or treating, bouncy house, hayrides and live musical entertainment. And kids, don’t forget to wear your Halloween costumes!  Each child will also select their own pumpkin from The Great Pumpkin Patch to take home. 800-872-4681 or click here


KOA Fall Fishing Tournament
Date(s): Oct 14, 2017
When: Fishing begins at 8 a.m. Prizes and award will be announced at 7 p.m. Half priced tags on Sunday unt
Where: 92 KOA Campground Road Cherokee, NC 28719

KOA Campers only   Cast your line for a chance to compete with other anglers for thousands of dollars in prizes at the Cherokee KOA Fall Fishing Tournament this October. Fishing permits, required for Cherokee streams or ponds, are $10 per person 12 years and older. Permits are available at a variety of business entities within Cherokee or can be purchased online at There is a $10 per person admission fee for this event, in addition to the permit fee. Accommodations available at This event is only open to KOA campground guests. - See more at: