Book a presentation of “Trail Magic” for your club or group

6 Nov

I was happy to see “Trail Magic.”! You told a great story very effectively.-Ron Tipton, CEO Appalachian Trail Conservancy

“The premier of the documentary was much more than I could imagine! Bette Lou (Higgins), Peter (Huston) and Kelly (Sagert) did a wonderful job telling Grandma’s story. Anne McEvoy, did an amazing job portraying Grandma.- Marjorie Wood, Emma’s Great Granddaughter 

I wanted to provide and update on “BOOKING”. The board of directors met and wanted to make these options as affordable as possible. Thank you again for considering our film, play and story telling presentations. As you know we are very excited about the interest in our film “Trail Magic, the Grandma Gatewood Story” and have shown it to several gatherings. And we would be very happy to show it to your group.

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Here are descriptions and updated costs. For a detailed estimate just send us an email at
DOCUMENTARY: “Trail Magic: The Grandma Gatewood Story” — $150.00 (includes Q&A session with a staff member; presenter must supply presentation equipment) Transportation and Travel Expenses may apply.

ONE-ACT PLAY: “Emma Gatewood, Are You Out Of Your Bloomin’ Mind?!” $515.00 (Two people; presenter must supply some props/set pieces). Transportation and Travel Expenses may apply.

STORYTELLING PROGRAM: “Grandma Gatewood: Ohio’s Legendary Hiker” – Big book program (with or without PowerPoint): “Make Me An Offer, No Reasonable Offer Refused” Most people offer between $90.00 – $200.00 Transportation and Travel Expenses may apply

Special pricing available when you combine the film with either the storytelling program or the play.

Transportation and Travel Expenses will apply to any performance location outside of 50 miles from Elyria. Room and Board reimbursement will apply for presentations requiring day-long travel and/or overnight stays.

All prices subject to change without notice. Prices good for all programs booked prior to January 1, 2016


“Most people are panty waists” T-shirts

24 Oct
We just got another order of Grandma Gatewood “People are panty waists” shirts in. The t-shirts are now on the EVE website. we ask for a donation of $25 which includes shipping. You can get to them from the on the EVE Emma Gatewood page: by clicking on Please join us on our Trail with a tax deductible donation  link or just go directly to

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24 Oct

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Appalachian Trail Community Summit Screening Nov.1 at 8pm NCTC

18 Oct

Thanks to Julie Judkins, and the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, we are very excited to let you know that the next free Screen Shot 2015-10-18 at 9.28.49 AMscreening of “Trail Magic, the Grandma Gatewood Story” will be Sunday November 1 as part of the AT Community Summit in Shepherdstown, WV Nov 1-4. The screening will be in the National Conservation Training Center at 8pm. For more information email us at, or message us at or on twitter @grandmagatewood ! See you in Shepherdstown.


12 Oct

Thank’s to everyone who joined us this past Saturday to watch “Trail Magic, the Grandma Gatewood Story” at the Appalachian Long Distance Hikers Association. Special thanks to ALDHA coordinator Betsy Kane, and Larry Luxenberg, President of the Appalachian Trail Museum, for giving us the Museum Symposium time slot at the “Gathering”. If you missed us at ALDHA we will be at the Appalachian Trail Communities Summit Sunday Nov. 1 at NCTC, Shepherdstown, WV. photo 1 (2)

Appalachian Long Distance Hikers Association “Gathering”

4 Oct

We are looking forward to meeting the many folks coming this weekend to the “ALDHA” Gathering ( . We will be at the “Gathering” Saturday Oct. 10th to present our “Trail Magic, the Grandma Gatewood Story” documentary as part of the AT Museum Symposium section of the weekend at Shippensburg (PA) University 3-5pm. Hope you can join us. For more information check out their facebook page:

Film Preview of Trail Magic

15 Sep

We are excited about sharing “Trail Magic, the Grandma Gatewood Story”. It will be playing this Saturday at 10:30am at the Lake Erie Arts and Film Festival in Sandusky, Ohio, you can buy tickets online at or at the box office. The film will be shown in the former Calvary Temple at the corner of Columbus Ave and Washington Row. Here is a link to the preview.

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What a night, Trail Magic Live at AMC Pinkham Notch

3 Aug

Just got back from Pinkham Notch NH. We really enjoyed meeting many families, through hikers and day trippers. Thank you for joining us for the first showing of “Trail Magic” on the AT! Here on the trail heading out on the Old Jackson Road

Emma’s Gatewood’s Story and speed hiker Scott Jurek

20 Jul

Originally posted on Humankind-Beyond Belief Blog:

Dear tjamrog,
Thank you for mentioning our film #trailmagic about in your recent blog. Of course Emma hiked 2050 miles in 1955 on barely marked trails and back roads and the experience was much different then. This year marks the 60th anniversary of her walk. No GPS, cell phones or easy to procure maps. But she did manage to get quite a bit of press, from Sports Illustrated to The Today Show. I think you and the generation that begin hiking in the 70’s brought the new found interest to the trail that was built on the back of people like Emma.

Todays speed hikers like Scott Jurek are a reflection of the change in extreme sports and it has provided new found media interest in the AT. It is easy to see where the simple trek of Emma “Grandma” Gatewood could be linked to this years story. It…

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Come see “Trail Magic” AMC Pinkham Notch, NH Visitor Center 7/25 8pm

9 Jul

emmagatewoodWe will be presenting “Trail Magic” at the #AMC Appalachian Mountain Club​ Pinkham Notch Visitor Center, Pinkham Notch New Hampshire Saturday July 25th, at 8pm. Come join us! For more information on how to get there go to the Appalachian Mountain Club website, or send us a message here!


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