From The Greeneville Neighbor News and GreenevilleSun.com
CHUCKEY, Tenn. – “Llamas are spooky,” said Mason Parker, 9.
“In dark light, their eyes glow red. Molly thought it was so creepy.”
“We had the awesomeist time,” said Molly, 6, who attended the activity when it was last held in 2010.
Jerry Ayers, who operates the farm with his wife Carolyn, said that Spooky Llama Trails and Tails begins with a hayride.
Passengers will hear the Cherokee
legend of Wendigo, as they pass through a
pasture with about four dozen llamas, he said.
In the adjacent woods, guests will "enjoy
spooky and funny interactive scenes” of a Wendigo cave, a wood hag, scarecrow and dancing zombies,
At the top of Walnut Ridge, activities will include more storytellers, mountain music and a petting zoo with baby llamas.
A Native American encampment, displayed through September, will offer Cherokee and Lakota Indian storytelling, drumming and dancing.
Admission is $10 for adults and teenagers; $6 for youth, ages 4 to
12; and free for toddlers three and under.
The entrance for parking and ticket sales will be at the Chuckey Ruritan Ballfield, 290 Chuckey Ruritan Road South. Click for directions.
Ayers said Walnut Ridge Llama Farm will donate
ten percent of admission to youth activities of the Chuckey Ruritan Club.