Events & Activities for April 13, 2019

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Edith J Carrier Arboretum Arbor - Spring Plant Sale

Spring Celebration Plant Sales
April 12 & 13 | 9 AM - 3 PM
May 17 & 18 | 9 AM - 3 PM

Come celebrate spring here at the Arboretum! Shop from a wide array of spring wildflowers, perennials, shrubs and trees to make any home or business landscape environmentally conscious and beautiful.

Saturday, May 18th will have a special butterfly release at noon.

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9:00am - 3:00pm

780 University Blvd
Harrisonburg

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Annual 5K Run at the Mill - Wades Mill

An annual run for all abilities through some of the most beautiful countryside in Rockbridge County in benefit of the Brownsburg Community Association.

The Run of the Mill 5k is a point-to-point race through beautiful farmland. The course covers slightly hilly terrain, crossing several creeks and finishing at Wade's Mill.

Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. at Asbury Church in Brownsburg and the Race starts at 10 am.

Awards and activities will take place at the Finish Line. A shuttle bus will return runners to Brownsburg from Wade's Mill.

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8:30am - 12:00pm

Wade’s Mill
55 Kennedy-Wade's Mill Loop
Raphine, VA 24472

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Goat Keeping Workshop - My Peeps Farm

Considering having goats or just want to learn more about them? My Peeps Farm is conducting a Goat Keeping Workshop at their farm in Waynesboro where you can learn basic goat keeping practices and mingle with some goats!

Things you will learn:
* Buying considerations
* Housing/fencing
* Basic care
* Feeding/Nutrition
* Milking considerations
* Hoof trimming demonstration

$20 per adult and the class will be limited to a small size so sign-up soon!

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1:30pm - 3:00pm

Waynesboro, VA

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Brad Foster Memorial Fly-In - North Mountain Vineyards

Enjoy a day at the vineyard while local hang glider pilots fly low over the vineyard in memory of North Mountain owner, Brad Foster. Hang gliders will fly from the Woodstock Tower or Edith's Gap to North Mountain. Stay for live music from Paul Tangree beginning at 2:00 pm.

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1:00pm - 5:00pm

4374 Swartz Rd.
Maurertown, VA 22644

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Succulent Garden Class - JMD Farm Market & Garden Center

Join JMD Farm Market for a DIY Succulent Garden Class led by Master Gardener Dwayne Pitsenbarger. Learn about succulent choice and care and enjoy the beauty and fun of creating your own succulent garden. Dwayne will lead you through the ins and outs of creating an arrangement with all the important components. There will be a selection of plants and decorative containers to choose from.

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2:00pm - 4:00pm

27 Niswander Rd
Staunton, VA 24401

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Edith J Carrier Arboretum Arbor - Spring Bird Walks

Learn about the birds of the Arboretum with an educational walk through the grounds with Rockingham Bird Club Member/Photographer, Greg Moyers on April 13 and arboretum staff member and Augusta Bird Club member, Rich Wood on May 8.

Meet at the steps of the Frances Plecker Education Center.

Free, advanced registration required

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8:00am - 9:00am

780 University Blvd
Harrisonburg

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Edith J Carrier Arboretum Arbor - Reptiles & Amphibians of the Arboretum

Explore the world of herpetology by getting up close and personal with the reptiles and amphibians of the Edith J. Carrier Arboretum this spring. Meet us at the Jurney Stage Garden for an afternoon of exploring through reptile show-and-tell and herp walk through the Arboretum. Children of all ages welcome.

Free event, no registration required.

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11:00am - 12:30pm

780 University Blvd
Harrisonburg

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