Join WVBG Education Director Erin Smaldone on the second Friday of each month for a short story followed by a walk around the Garden concluding with a simple craft. This easy, casual walk is a great way for children and their caretakers to get outside and enjoy nature and the company of others. The trail will accommodate “off road” strollers. All ages. Free. Donations encouraged. Please register by Thursday, November 9. *All activities take place at the West Virginia Botanic Garden, 1061 Tyrone Rd., Morgantown, WV 26508 unless otherwise noted. Walks and presentations will last 1.5 - 2 hrs. Please refrain from bringing your pet to activities.
Storyteller Granny Sue leads the "Do You Believe?" ghost walk, a 1-mile stroll through downtown Ripley. The lantern tour features tales of local history such as WV's last public hanging and the tragic death of the town's namesake, Harry Ripley. Walks begin at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. from the Jackson County Courthouse. Call 304-514-2609 to register.
This two-day Native American Heritage Gathering will take place on the lawn of NRCTC in downtown Lewisburg on May 20-21. Bring your lawn chair or blanket and enjoy! Sponsored by Greenbrier Historical Society, this event is free, family friendly and open to the public. Activities will include traditional Native American dancing, Learning Lodges, Sacagawea and Chief Cornstalk--History Alive Presentation, Flying Higher Birds of Prey demonstration, Learning modules about Native American culture and heritage, Red River Drum, Story Telling, Historical Exhibits and Vendors. For more information contact: [email protected] or 304-645-3398 or [email protected] or 304-536-3188.