Fifteen acres feature both native and unusual plant specimens from wetlands to forests to fields. Education programs take place on site or at local schools and along local rivers. Families and the community enjoy periodic special events. The garden is open every day of the week during daylight hours. Visiting the garden is free, but we welcome donations and memberships.
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Upcoming Events and Activities
Music In The Garden - next concert
August 28 - Carrington Kay
originial accoustic music
Carrington Kay, an acoustic trio from Roanoke, will perform this Friday evening from 6:30 to 8:00 at Boxerwood. The band consists of Rob Carrington Smith on guitar and vocals; Kristen Kay Smith on violin, piano and vocals; and Curt Baker on slide.
Ten concerts are scheduled for the second and fourth Fridays of the month through mid-September, featuring area musicians from Roanoke to Charlottesville. Music-goers should bring their own picnics, lawn chairs, blankets – and kids! In the event of rain, concerts will be canceled. Concerts begin at 6:30 pm in the Boxerwood Meadow.
more information here
Members of the Rockbridge Bird Club invite bird enthusiasts to join them the first Saturday of every month to go birding at Boxerwood.
Next walk is September 5 at 7:30 am
Eco Book Club
Enjoy reading and then sharing your thoughts on environmentally oriented literature.
Our September book is The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert, who gained acclaim for her memoir Eat, Pray, Love. In this new work Gilbert turns to fiction, telling the story of Alma Whittaker, a woman botanist in the 19th century whose decision to study moss is as rare as she is.
Meet at the Boxerwood Pavilion, Wednesday, September 16, 3:30pm. New members are welcome.
FALL FAMILY FESTIVAL!
Saturday, September 26
1 - 5pm
Featuring: Halestone Dancers - Apple Pressing - Nature Crafts - Mom's Club
Bake Sale - Cider & Donuts - SPCA Pet Adoption
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