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October 2020

Sipping for Saplings: DuCard Vineyard Tree Give Away

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - November 30 @ 6:00 pm
DuCard Vineyards, 40 Gibson Hollow
Etlan, VA 22719 United States
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Do you like drinking wine and protecting our Rappahannock Watershed? Join us at the beautiful DuCard Vineyards where your wine bottle purchase helps us plant trees. Receive a free tree to plant at your home with every bottle of DuCard wine you purchase to take home between October 17-November 30. We're giving away 1,000 redbud trees.  Along with the giving away Saplings with your wine purchase, Friends of the Rappahannock will be present to kick off the Sipping for Saplings…

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November 2020

Old House Vineyards Volunteer Tree Planting Event

November 30 @ 9:00 am - December 1 @ 3:00 pm
Old House Vineyards, 18351 Corkys Lane
Culpeper, VA 22701 United States
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Free

Join Friends of the Rappahannock at Old House Vineyards in Culpeper, VA to plant native trees!  Mountain Run is a large tributary to the Rappahannock River and runs right through downtown Culpeper. Like most streams in the area, Mountain Run receives lots of runoff from roads, parking lots, and buildings, every time it rains. Native trees are nature’s best defense against stormwater runoff and pollution entering our waterways. We will be planting trees throughout the vineyard to improve habitat and…

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December 2020

Outdoor Learning Lab at the River’s Edge: Week 7

December 2
Friends of the Rappahannock, 3219 Fall Hill Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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$15 16 tickets left

Join Friends of the Rappahannock environmental educators for interactive lessons at our nature preserve. Each program has different time slots. Register for the program at the day and time of your choice below. Citizen Science Through Birding Learn to identify common birds on a bird hike, discover the challenges of migration, and discover what owls eat! Minimum age to participate is 5 years old. Read our COVID SAFETY GUIDELINES. All participants must sign our COVID Safety Agreement Form. What to bring: Water…

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Wildlife Festival for Preschool Children

December 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friends of the Rappahannock, 3219 Fall Hill Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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Free 11 tickets left

Join us at Friends of the Rappahannock for an afternoon of fun, hands-on educational opportunities for Preschoolers! (Target Age: 3 to 6 years old) The Wildlife Festival takes place all outside on our 17-acre nature preserve. Walk paths to six separate stations to learn about fish, squirrels, deer, birds, and Nature. We are following COVID-19 safety guidelines. Attendees will have their temperature monitored upon arrival. Attendees will wear masks and maintain social distancing to visit our six stations. Ten people…

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Outdoor Learning Lab at the River’s Edge: Week 8

December 9
Friends of the Rappahannock, 3219 Fall Hill Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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$15 13 tickets left
view of river summertime

Join Friends of the Rappahannock environmental educators for interactive lessons at our nature preserve. Each program has different time slots. Register for the program at the day and time of your choice below. Abiotic and Biotic in Nature Explore non-living and living things through rocks and trees. Learn map skills while going on a scavenger hunt. Minimum age to participate is 5 years old. Read our COVID SAFETY GUIDELINES. All participants must sign our COVID Safety Agreement Form. What to bring: Water…

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Let’s Shellabrate: A Rappahannock Rogue Oyster Experience

December 12
$40 – $100

Join us for an oyster experience as we wrap up this year! Whether you love oysters or have always wanted to learn how to enjoy oysters, you can order a package of Rappahannock grown oysters that includes a shucking knife, toppings, and recipe cards. Then join us for a virtual oyster tasting experience. We're excited to serve you oysters grown in the Rappahannock River by Rogue Oysters. Oyster packages will be available for pick up midday on December 12. Then…

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Outdoor Learning Lab at the River’s Edge: Week 9

December 16
Friends of the Rappahannock, 3219 Fall Hill Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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$15 20 tickets left

Join Friends of the Rappahannock environmental educators for interactive lessons at our nature preserve. Each program has different time slots. Register for the program at the day and time of your choice below. Skulls and Animal Adaptations Learn how to use a dicotamous key to identify different animal skulls. Discover how various animals adapt to their environment and for the season. Minimum age to participate is 5 years old. Read our COVID SAFETY GUIDELINES. All participants must sign our COVID Safety Agreement…

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