Upcoming Events

April 13, 2019 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Location: The Clifton Institute, 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, Virginia
Category: Workshops

Sketching in a journal can be a fun way of recording your travel or hiking experiences.  Taught by Armand Cabera, this class will focus on basic techniques for sketching in pen and pencil. Participants will be shown fundamental methods that can, with continued practice, lead to successfully drawing anything through direct observation. Cost $10 per person, at the door. Registration required. 

April 21, 2019 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Location: Sky Meadows State Park - Carriage Barn in Historic Area, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane, Virginia
Category: Workshops

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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