Events & Activities for September 29, 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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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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Music at the Market

Mark your calendars now and get ready for the sweet sounds of Summer by Six Shot Rebellion!

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5:30pm - 8:30pm

Valley Pike Farm Market
3494 Lee Highway
Weyers Cave, VA 24486

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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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Music at the Market - Six Shot Rebellion at Valley Pike Farm Market

Valley Pike Farm Market is excited to announce the band lineup for the 2018' Music at the Market! This series will begin the last Saturday in May and continue to September! On September 29th Six Shot Rebellion will be performing live from 5:30 to 8:30 pm.

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5:30pm - 8:30pm

Valley Pike Farm Market
3494 Lee Highway
Weyers Cave, VA 24486

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Fall Tai Chi

Join instructor Grayson Pritchard of Blue Heron Healing Arts for Friday lunchtime sessions of light exercise among the trees and stillness in the EJC Arboretum! These are outdoor sessions and intended to be on the lawn or within the Arboretum, see rain dates below.

Meet at the Frances Plecker Education Center.
9/29 rain date will be 10/5
$12/Class

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12:30pm - 1:30pm

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

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Taste of Shenandoah 2018

Join us for the annual Taste of Shenandoah at Cave Ridge Vineyard! A farm-to-table event with live music by The Foundry Street Project. Proceeds will support work by the Alliance for the Shenandoah Valley to protect the high quality of life and rural, agricultural heritage in Shenandoah County. Tickets are $25.

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12:00pm - 4:00pm

Cave Ridge Vineyard and Winery
1476 Conicville Rd.
Mount Jackson, VA 22842

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Third Hill at DeMello Vineyards: Bill Vaughan

Wine down your weekend with local musical talent Bill Vaughan!

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2:00pm - 5:00pm

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: Ages of Appalachia at the Group Camp Site

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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11:00am - 12:00pm

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

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Season Extension for Vegetable Growers

Want fresh, garden-grown food, even in the cold, dark months ahead? It may be easier than you think! Join expert instructor Pam Dawling to explore techniques for growing throughout the year, discuss varieties and timing, and tour the AMI Farm at Augusta Health's season-extending high tunnel.

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9:00am - 12:00pm

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

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