Events & Activities for September 2, 2018

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Wenger Grapes Farms Opens for Harvest

This year harvest begins Labor Day weekend and runs for 2 to 3 weeks. You and your family are invited to visit the vineyards, learn how grapes are grown, and share in the harvest! Pick your own or choose from a selection of already picked grapes. Open from 8 AM until dark, Monday through Saturday, during harvest.

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8:00am - 8:00pm

Wenger Grape Farms
4094 Stuarts Draft Hwy
Waynesboro, VA 22980

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Third Hill at DeMello Vineyards: The Mash

Enjoy musical talent by local group "The Mash" during Labor Day weekend!

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4:00pm - 7:00pm

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

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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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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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1:00pm - 3:00pm

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

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Digging up Firepower

Virginia caves are known for their beautiful formations, unique wildlife and as a cool
place to visit in the summer. For many centuries, they were also a source of salt
peter (potassium nitrate) which is a key ingredient in gun powder. Stop by our
park's Salt Peter Cave to discover the fascinating history of this vital gunpowder
ingredient, and the geology that allowed it to form.

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11:00am - 12:00pm

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

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