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Lizards & Salamanders at Explore Park

Roanoke County's Explore Park 56 Roanoke River Pkwy, Roanoke, VA, United States

What is the difference between lizards and salamanders? Once you start to learn, it adds up to be a lot! They may look similar, but they aren't even in the same class of animals! Even though they are so different, people frequently mix them up! Join us at Explore Park to gain knowledge and stand out from the crowds! We'll carefully observe and study real animals to make your own fact sheet and a fun lizard craft to take home! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required for all persons in attendance. Please dress for the weather.

$7

Bats! at Explore Park

Roanoke County's Explore Park 56 Roanoke River Pkwy, Roanoke, VA, United States

Join Explore Park's Naturalist for a fun and educational program all about local bats! Using a variety of hands-on activities, you will learn all about these fascinating, and often misunderstood, creatures of the night. Families will get to be bat science research teams and discover many of the bat's secrets. Participants will make a "Nature Watch" educational bat craft and learn how to bat watch in their own backyard and neighborhood! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required for all persons in attendance. Please dress for the weather.

$7

How to enjoy fall on the Parkway with photographer J. Scott Graham

online , United States

The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation will host a free 30-minute webinar at 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 6, with photographer J. Scott Graham, who will discuss the best ways to enjoy fall color along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Graham will share tips for finding and photographing fall color and discuss his experiences exploring the Parkway for […]

Free

Winter Vacation Sale at Montfair Resort Farm

Montfair Resort Farm 2500 Bezaleel Dr., Crozet, VA, United States

Enjoy a 10% Discount off nightly vacation cottage rental rates now through February 28, 2023! Clean comfortable lakeside cottages with air conditioning, heat and Wi-Fi. Enjoy fishing, birdwatching, onsite canoes and bikes for guest use. Beautiful nature trail system for walks, hiking and biking. Visit nearby local breweries and wineries. Call 434-823-5202 or book online […]

Virginia’s Lost Appalachian Trail with Mills Kelly

The Floyd Country Store 206 S. Locust St., Floyd, VA, United States

Join us at the Floyd Country Store on Saturday, April 29, 2023 at 3:00 pm for a presentation on Virginia’s Lost Appalachian Trail with Mills Kelly. Admission is free. Mills Kelly is a professor of history at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, where he is also the Director of the award-winning Roy Rosenzweig Center […]

Free

NC Trail Days

Elkin, NC Elkin, NC, United States

North Carolina Trail Days in Elkin celebrates the many outdoor recreation opportunities found in small towns throughout the Blue Ridge Mountain foothills. At the junction of three state trails, Elkin is a true trails town. NC Trail Days has grown to a four-day event, aligning with National Trails Day on the first Saturday of June […]