Events & Activities for September 15, 2018

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Monacan Living History Exhibit

"Mecoure mechin kihoe" - You are very welcome to be here. For generations uncounted the Natural Bridge has been part of the Monacan Indian culture and history. The exhibit is a partnership between the Monacan Indian Nation, Virginia Conservation Legacy Fund, and Virginia State Parks. Guests can step back over 300 years through time to experience life in a typical Monacan Indian Settlement. Learn about cooking, tool production, pottery, basket weaving, gardening, and more. Daily activities change with the season.

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10:00am - 4:30pm

Natural Bridge State Park
6477 South Lee Highway
Natural Bridge, VA 24578

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Self-Guided Brochure

Ask the contact rangers at the ticket counter, during normal business hours, for a copy of the Self-Guided Brochure for Cedar Creek Trail. Each numbered trail marker matches a section of the brochure with the corresponding number. Reveal the legend of the "GW" carved into the Natural Bridge, find out what animals call the park home, spot native species, and enjoy a beautiful waterfall and much more along our park's most popular trail. Regular $8 admission fee applies. Available Daily during Visitor Center hours.

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8:00am - 8:00pm

Natural Bridge State Park
6477 South Lee Highway
Natural Bridge, VA 24578

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Barn Sale

They have a little bit of everything and a whole lot of something. Enjoy shopping in a dairy barn, a bank barn and a silo. Rest and relax on their porch while enjoying the view. Grab a bite to eat with one of the food vendors. It's a fun filled day with a lot to offer.

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The Barn at Creekside Farm
917 Muddy Creek Rd.
Harrisonburg, VA 22802

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Waynesboro Farmers Market

Weekly market created to sustain a vibrant and innovative space that supports local farmers and artisans, while extending the benefits of local food to the greater community.

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9:00am - 1:00pm

Pavilion at Constitution Park
Waynesboro, VA

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Natural Bridge at Night

This is your chance to see Natural Bridge State Park in a whole new light!  Star viewing, owl prowls, night hikes, and more ...

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8:00pm - 9:00pm

Natural Bridge State Park
6477 South Lee Highway
Natural Bridge, VA 24578

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Monarch Tagging Workshop

Join us with butterfly expert, Gail Napora on Saturday September 15th for our Monarch Tagging event. Gail will give a lecture about tagging migratory monarchs followed by a demonstration and release. The lecture is free and open to the public. $12 registration fee (per butterfly) for tagging and releasing your own monarch (butterflies provided) a small quantity will be available for day-of registration as well. Meet at the pavilion, release at 12:00 PM at the Monarch Waystation/Butterfly Garden.

11:00 AM | Lecture & Tagging (Pavilion)
12:00 PM | Butterfly Release (Monarch Waystation/Butterfly Garden)
$12/Monarch

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11:00am - 12:00pm

Edith J. Carrier Arboretum and Botanical Gardens at JMU
780 University Blvd
Harrisonburg, VA

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Third Hill at DeMello Vineyards: Scott Murray

Wine down your weekend with musical talent Scott Murray!

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3:00pm - 6:00pm

Third Hill at DeMello Vineyards
2110 Quicksburg Rd.
Quicksburg, VA 22847

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Legends of Natural Bridge

From geology to biology, Jefferson to Coolidge, and creek-beds to caverns, come learn about the history and stories surrounding Natural Bridge State Park on this easy, half mile hike. Meet at the Cedar Creek Café.

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1:30pm - 2:00pm

Natural Bridge State Park
6477 South Lee Highway
Natural Bridge, VA 24578

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Skulls, Skins and More at Base Camp

Have you ever wondered what animals live in the park? Do you have a question
about a flower you saw on Cedar Creek Trail? Would you like to learn more about
the history of the property? Stop by Base Camp in the lower level of the Visitor
Center to learn more about Natural Bridge State Park.

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3:00pm - 4:00pm

Natural Bridge State Park
6477 South Lee Highway
Natural Bridge, VA 24578

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Special Event Star Date: Native Story Telling at the Monacan Exhibit

Type of Event: Native Story Telling and Astronomy

Head to the Long House inside the Monacan Living History Exhibit on Cedar Creek Trail for a unique star date program. Enjoy Native American stories around the fire, told by Exhibit Manager Victoria "Last Walker" Ferguson. End the event by making s'mores and enjoying a guided star walk back to the park entrance. Guests should wear closed-toed shoes and are encouraged to bring their own flashlight.

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7:00pm - 8:00pm

Natural Bridge State Park
6477 South Lee Highway
Natural Bridge, VA 24578

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Allegheny Mountain Farm Campus Fall Open House

Join us in beautiful Highland County, VA and tour the farm at the height of the season! Learn about the 2019-2020 Fellowship, our upcoming workshops and Farm Stay opportunities while enjoying farm fresh snacks! Farm grown produce will be available for sale.

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1:00pm - 5:00pm

Allegheny Mountain Institute
2599 Bear Mountain Rd.
Hightown, VA 24465

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Season of Sunflowers

Breathtaking rows of high quality professional florist grade Sunflowers awaits you. Ladies you will find peace and relaxation as you stroll our mowed paths to search for the perfect flowers that are as unique as each of you. We are taking all the fuss out preparing for your experience so you can enjoy yourselves: we have cutters, flower gathering containers, water, as well as vases for sale so that you can take your fresh picks home and experience exceptional vase life. Each bloom is $1 and we have several different varieties so your bouquet choices will be fabulous. While you are visiting with us at Every Soul Acres embrace the opening of our fall season as we also feature pumpkins/gourds, Indian Corn, Mums, 10 Acre Corn Maze and much more. Fall is a fabulous time of year! (please wear appropriate shoes)

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10:00am - 7:00pm

Every Soul Acres
2411 Flook Lane
Keezletown, VA 22832

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Fall Harvest at Every Soul Acres

Come experience the farm that Harvest Memories! Visit the Shenandoah Valley's Newest Corn Maze with over 10 aces of corn offering miles of MazePlay thrill! We love our pumpkins and have them galore! It wouldn't be fall without campfire, food and games so come on out to celebrate fall at the farm away from it all! Open Wed by appointment only. Thursday 3pm-10pm, Friday-Sat. 10am-10pm and Sunday Noon-7pm.

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10:00am - 10:00pm

Every Soul Acres
2411 Flook Lane
Keezletown, VA 22832

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