Upcoming Workshops

Upcoming Events

Saturday, March 9th, 2019 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Location: Sky Meadows State Park - Historic Area, Edmonds Lane 11012, Delaplane, Virginia

An evening of space exploration begins with a half-hour "Junior Astronomer" program, for children ages 5-12. Immediately following, hear about the importance of dark skies and light conservation, then join volunteer Ambassadors of NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab for a half-hour multimedia presentation on the latest in the United States' space research. After the presentation, get oriented to the celestial skies with a brief sky tour.

Sunday, April 21st, 2019 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: Sky Meadows State Park - Carriage Barn in Historic Area, Edmonds Lane 11012, Delaplane, Virginia

What's that buzzing? Meet with local apiarists Doug and Ramona Morris of the Beekeepers of Northern Shenandoah (BONS) and discover the art of Apiculture (a.k.a. Beekeeping). See the park's apiary and learn how to set up and care for your own hives using historic and modern agricultural techniques. This monthly program series examines all aspects of beekeeping from hive construction to honey extraction. Cost $5 per car for park entrance/parking (no additional charge for the event).

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Virginia Working Landscapes
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