Music and a Movie Event Celebrates the Appalachian Trail Community

Date Published: Sep 13, 2017

BOILING SPRINGS, Pa. (Sept. 13, 2017) – Turn your next hike into a night at the movies! The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) will continue its 2017 Third Thursday program on September 21 at 6 p.m. with the third annual Music and a Movie. Located at the ATC’s regional office in Boiling Springs, this event will showcase the myATstory short film series interspersed with songs performed by the ATC’s musician-in-residence Todd Coyle.


Featuring hikers, volunteers and other individuals who have been directly affected by the Appalachian Trail (A.T.), the myATstory series reveals the unique A.T. community through five incredible stories filmed from multiple locations along the Trail.

The myATstory series features inspiring and entertaining stories from around
the A.T. community, including the tale of thru-hiker Derick "Mr. Fabulous" Lugo,
who introduced his city slicker brother Carlos to backpacking.


Music and a Movie is free and open to the public, so bring a chair, sit back and enjoy the show!


Event Overview:

Date: Thursday, Sept. 21
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Location: ATC Regional Office at Children’s Lake
4 East 1st Street, Boiling Springs, Pa.
Cost: Free
Register: Online:
Phone: 717.258.5771


Registration is not required but is appreciated, so sign up today at or by calling 717.258.5771.


The ATC’s Third Thursday series will run through November with a different event every month. Keep an eye out for future Third Thursday events by visiting


About the Appalachian Trail Conservancy

The ATC was founded in 1925 by volunteers and federal officials working to build a continuous footpath along the Appalachian Mountains. A unit of the National Park Service, the A.T. ranges from Maine to Georgia and is approximately 2,190 miles in length. It is the longest hiking-only footpath in the world. The mission of the ATC is to preserve and manage the Appalachian Trail – ensuring that its vast natural beauty and priceless cultural heritage can be shared and enjoyed today, tomorrow, and for centuries to come. For more information, please visit


Media Contact: Jordan Bowman

Appalachian Trail Conservancy
Tel: 304.885.0794
Fax: 304.535.2267
[email protected]


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