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Wildflower Weekend at Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park,Virginia, USA

Help us celebrate our 850+ wildflowers with this weekend-long celebration! The weekend is filled with hikes guided by experienced naturalists as you discover the science and beauty that our flowers provide. This celebration is not just for the flowers, however! As spring is in full swing, there will also be a guided walk to admire […]

Free

Plant Swap & Yard Sale

2910 S Main St 2910 S Main St., Harrisonburg, Virginia

Yard Sale 9am - 2pm Plant Swap, promptly at 1pm *There will be food! Yard Sale: We have plenty of spaces available to set-up! To reserve a spot, email contact@swartz.company Plant Swap Details: Bring plants, and swap them for new to you plants! *Indoor & Outdoor plant swaps will be separated, into consecutive events. Plant Drop […]

Nature Walk on Shenandoah Mountain

Confederate Breastworks Interpretive Site

Date:  Saturday, May 14, 2022 Time:  9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Place:  Confederate Breastworks on Rt. 250 (directions) Leaders:  Henry and Becky Wilbur We will hike along the crest of Shenandoah Mountain stopping frequently to make observations on the natural history of the area with an emphasis on the plant communities and speculation on the […]

Community Plant Swap

Friendly City Food Co-op 150 E Wolfe St, Harrisonburg, VA

Join us this spring to SWAP PLANTS!! Divide your perennials, start extra seedlings, and come see what others have. Bring seeds, garden books, and tools as well. All non-invasive plants welcome; please label everything! SCHEDULE: • 1-2 pm EARLY ACCESS for Sustainability Matters Members only (join here) • 2-4 pm Free access for all HOW […]

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Wildflower Weekend at Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park,Virginia, USA

Help us celebrate our 850+ wildflowers with this weekend-long celebration! The weekend is filled with hikes guided by experienced naturalists as you discover the science and beauty that our flowers provide. This celebration is not just for the flowers, however! As spring is in full swing, there will also be a guided walk to admire […]

Free

Guided Hike with Jessica Bowser and Sunshine Solimen

On Sunday, May 22 at 1:00, WILD GUYde Adventures LLC is sponsoring an open registration event for a guided hike. With SunshineSol and I will be attending, and you are welcome to join if you'd like to participate. Location: Hidden Rocks near Visit Harrisonburg Virginia Here is the location/directions link https://www.hikingupward.com/GWNF/HiddenRocks/ This hike is rated […]

$20

Sounds of Spring – Birdsong

Edith J Carrier Arboretum 780 University Blvd, Harrisonburg, VA

A Forest Soundscapes Program  Wednesday, May 25 | 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM FREE Register Here: Sounds of Spring Registration Experience the Forest Soundscape! Bring your lunch and enjoy a brief presentation led by Rich Wood on birds and birdsong. Then, go out and explore what birds are present in May in the Edith J. Carrier […]

Free

Up with Upcycling at Friendly City Food Co-Op

Friendly City Food Co-op 150 E Wolfe St, Harrisonburg, VA

Lids cannot be recycled, so they are perfect for upcycling. The Friendly City Food Co-Op will be making art with an assortment of lids. There will also be a creative challenge posed and anyone who comes up with a solution will receive a prize!

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Guided Pollinator Walking Tour

Liberty Park 188 North Liberty Street, Harrisonburg, VA

Guided Pollinator Walking Tours with expert Mike Hott. Tour will include approximately 1 mile walk throughout downtown. Learn more and view the map at https://www.harrisonburgva.gov/pollinators Location: Liberty Park T | Jun 21| 10:00am - 12:00pm T | Jun 21| 1:00pm - 3:00pm Th | Jun 23 | 10:00am - 12:00pm Th | Jun 23 | […]

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Guided Pollinator Walking Tour

Liberty Park 188 North Liberty Street, Harrisonburg, VA

Guided Pollinator Walking Tours with expert Mike Hott. Tour will include approximately 1 mile walk throughout downtown. Learn more and view the map at https://www.harrisonburgva.gov/pollinators Location: Liberty Park T | Jun 21| 10:00am - 12:00pm T | Jun 21| 1:00pm - 3:00pm Th | Jun 23 | 10:00am - 12:00pm Th | Jun 23 | […]

Free

Pollinator Hotel Workshop

purcell park 41 Monument Ave, Harrisonburg

Building a pollinator hotel is a great way to attract solitary bees and other pollinators to your garden. Join Public Works in building a pollinator hotel for your yard. Location: Purcell Park Shelter 2 Free | One kit per family W | Jun 22 | 1:30pm - 3:30pm

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Guided Pollinator Walking Tour

Liberty Park 188 North Liberty Street, Harrisonburg, VA

Guided Pollinator Walking Tours with expert Mike Hott. Tour will include approximately 1 mile walk throughout downtown. Learn more and view the map at https://www.harrisonburgva.gov/pollinators Location: Liberty Park T | Jun 21| 10:00am - 12:00pm T | Jun 21| 1:00pm - 3:00pm Th | Jun 23 | 10:00am - 12:00pm Th | Jun 23 | […]

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Guided Pollinator Walking Tour

Liberty Park 188 North Liberty Street, Harrisonburg, VA

Guided Pollinator Walking Tours with expert Mike Hott. Tour will include approximately 1 mile walk throughout downtown. Learn more and view the map at https://www.harrisonburgva.gov/pollinators Location: Liberty Park T | Jun 21| 10:00am - 12:00pm T | Jun 21| 1:00pm - 3:00pm Th | Jun 23 | 10:00am - 12:00pm Th | Jun 23 | […]

Free

Lunch and Learn: Pollinator Popup Workshop

Liberty Park 188 North Liberty Street, Harrisonburg, VA

Lunch and Learn Pollinator Popup Workshop at Liberty Park with expert Mike Hott. Bring Lunch. Participants will receive a free pollinator plant. Location: Liberty Park Free | Bring a lunch M | Jun 20 | 11:30am - 1:30pm

Free

Upcycling Your Materials: Make Your Own Yarn!

Rocktown Yarn 165 S. Main Street, Ste. 101, Harrisonburg, VA

Did you know that you can make your own yarn out of items in your home? In this class, Jade will walk you through how to make yarn out of an old t-shirt or sheets and from single-use plastic bags (known as plarn). What can you make from old t-shirt or plastic bag yarn? The […]

$20

Big Bug Hunt

Edith J Carrier Arboretum 780 University Blvd, Harrisonburg, VA

For the Whole Family A Collaboration with Explore More Discovery Museum Meet us at the Pavilion for a scavenger hunt for the fascinating insects that call the Arboretum home. Learn about the different parts of an insect and how other invertebrates, such as spiders and millipedes, are different. After the Big Bug Hunt, our friends […]

Rocktown Energy Festival

Harrisonburg Farmers Market 228 S Liberty St, Harrisonburg

The mission of this FREE event is to “Promote a Clean Energy Future for the Valley,” with the goal being to inform Rockingham County community members on their sustainable energy and living. Festival participants will have the opportunity to attend a variety of speaker sessions and workshops, including informative presentations, family-friendly education activities, the Solar Home Showcase for attendees […]

Sound in Nature

Edith J Carrier Arboretum 780 University Blvd, Harrisonburg, VA

For Elementary School age Explorers How does sound change in different environments? How do animals communicate through rhythms? Percussive instruments will be provided as we discover the workings of sound in the natural world and use what we learn as inspiration with our instruments. Free, please register here! https://forms.gle/b2XY7n3VNKdCXoDP9