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June 2018

!!CANCELLED!! Music in the Garden: Letitia VanSant

June 8, 2018 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Boxerwood Nature Center, 963 Ross Road
Lexington, VA 24450 United States
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$5

UPDATE: 6/8/18 WE HAVE HAD TO CANCEL OUR CONCERT FOR TONIGHT. WE ARE SO VERY SORRY AND HOPE TO SEE YOU NEXT TIME. Letitia VanSant (leh-tih-sha) (Singer/Songwriter Folk) returns to Boxerwood, bringing a wide-ranging sound, from indie folk to gritty Americana. Enjoy tasty food for purchase from LexMex Tacos! Parking: $5/vehicle for non-members, members get in for Free

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!!CANCELLED!! Music in the Garden: RagTop

June 22, 2018 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Boxerwood Nature Center, 963 Ross Road
Lexington, VA 24450 United States
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$5

!!UPDATED ON 6/22/18 - WE HAVE CANCELLED THE SHOW FOR WEATHER REASONS!! RagTop (Folk) a Roanoke-based duo covering folk and classic rock, new country, blues and American standards.  Parking: $5/vehicle for non-members, members get in for Free

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July 2018

Music in the Garden: Lee Martin and the Jive Cowboys

July 13, 2018 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Boxerwood Nature Center, 963 Ross Road
Lexington, VA 24450 United States
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$5

Lee Martin and the Jive Cowboys (Traditional Country & Western) will play classic country and bluegrass from the 40s, 50s and 60s. Enjoy tasty food for purchase from LexMex Tacos! Parking: $5/vehicle for non-members, members get in for Free

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Music in the Garden: Graham Spice and Friends

July 27, 2018 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Boxerwood Nature Center, 963 Ross Road
Lexington, VA 24450 United States
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$5

Graham Spice and Friends (Jazz/Funk) performing jazz-funk and “twangy rock with a side of electronic groove.” There will not be a food truck for this event. You are welcome to bring a picnic and enjoy the music! Parking: $5/vehicle for non-members, members get in for Free with their member hang tag

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August 2018

Music in the Garden: JC and Friends

August 10, 2018 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Boxerwood Nature Center, 963 Ross Road
Lexington, VA 24450 United States
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$5

JC and Friends (Funk and Neo-Soul) Food truck, Dough Ray Mi, with bahn mi sandwiches will be slinging food for purchase. Parking: $5/vehicle for non-members, members get in for Free with member hangtag

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Music in the Garden: Red Hill Band

August 24, 2018 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Boxerwood Nature Center, 963 Ross Road
Lexington, VA 24450 United States
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$5

Red Hill Band (Rock/Blues) an electric rock and country group from Fairfield, performing a mix of Americana, classic country, blues and original music. Mano Taquería will be joining us! Parking: $5/vehicle for non-members, members get in for Free

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December 2018

December 1 – Gifts of Nature

December 1, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Boxerwood Nature Center, 963 Ross Road
Lexington, VA 24450 United States
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Cranberry garlands, dried fruit kabobs, peanut butter pinecones, and suet-and-seed fruit cups are just some of the edible decorations you can hang outdoors on a twist-it-yourself honeysuckle wreath. Our nature arts-and-crafts table is stocked for making people gifts, too! The fee to participate is $5/family for Boxerwood members of $10/family for non-members. We'll provide vines, cones, winter berries, and greenery from the garden, as well as suet, raffia, ribbon, and other project supplies. Families are asked to contribute one type…

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December 2 – Wreath Making

December 2, 2018 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Boxerwood Nature Center, 963 Ross Road
Lexington, VA 24450 United States
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Bring nature indoors for the holidays! Join horticulturalist Faith Vosburgh to make wreaths, swags or a small arrangement with Boxerwood’s beautiful and varied evergreens. A workshop fee of $25 for members or $30 for non-members includes all materials and supplies for your project – and Faith’s expert guidance! Participants are encouraged to bring their own clippers and gloves. *Workshop is for adults and children age 12 and up* Registration is Closed. Thanks to all that registered!

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Boxerwood Bird Walk – Lexington Christmas Bird Count

December 15, 2018 @ 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

In conjunction with the December 15th Christmas Bird Count (CBC) the Rockbridge Bird Club and Boxerwood will be holding a morning bird walk at Boxerwood Gardens. This is your chance to participate in the Lexington CBC by joining a team of knowledgeable birders. We will start at 8:00 am and spend approximately 1-1/2 hours tallying the species seen and heard in Boxerwood’s bird-friendly habitat. Please wear footwear and clothing appropriate for the weather conditions and bring your binoculars. Unless the…

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February 2019

CANCELED – Acornucopia: “Four Course Nut Taste and Tell”

February 16 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

UPDATE 2/14/19: This event is canceled and may be rescheduled. If you would like to be notified of a  make-up date, please email info@boxerwood.org. Bill Whipple, West Virginia farmer, author of the Acornucopia Project blog, and perennial agriculture activist, will be coming to Lexington to provide an exclusive look…and taste!... into the amazing world of nut trees. “How different would our world look if we derived the four basic commodities of "grain", oil, "dairy" and "meat" from an agriculture of perennial native…

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