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April 2019

April 25 – Maury River Watch Water Monitor Training

April 25 @ 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Boxerwood Nature Center, 963 Ross Road
Lexington, VA 24450 United States
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For the third consecutive year, the James River Association will offer a free Rockbridge training for citizens interested in monitoring the environmental health of the Maury River. The training will take place this Thursday, April 25, 6 – 8 pm at Boxerwood Nature Center (963 Ross Road, Lexington). The weekly, summer-only program monitors bacteria levels as part of a regional citizen-science effort, James River Watch. The project involves citizens monitoring their local waters from the headwaters all the way to…

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May 2019

May 5 – Unfolding: Yoga in the Garden with Karen Stanley

May 5 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Local yoga teacher Karen Stanley will lead an outdoor yoga session open to all experience levels.  Stanley is one of 3 co-owners of the Center of Gravity yoga studio in Lexington. She has been teaching yoga since 2003 and has studied with numerous well known practitioners.  Stanley likes to explore present moment awareness as a central principle in both teaching and her own practice.  She also spends as much time as possible immersed in the natural world as a forester…

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July 26 – Music in the Garden: Those Guys

May 7 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Those Guys ~ Rock/Blues Join us for our 2019 Music in the Garden Picnic Concerts! All shows are from 6:30 pm - sundown with gates opening at 6 pm. Parking is $5/vehicle - FREE for members! Pass-the-hat proceeds go to the musicians. BYO lawn chairs, picnic blankets - and the kids! Zizzy D's will be around with food for purchase starting at 6 pm.  

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May 10 – Music in the Garden: Big Silo

May 10 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Boxerwood Nature Center, 963 Ross Road
Lexington, VA 24450 United States
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Big Silo ~ Chris McGrath and Friends ~ Old-Time/Irish Join us for our 2019 Music in the Garden Picnic Concerts! All shows are from 6:30 pm - sundown with gates opening at 6 pm. Parking is $5/vehicle - FREE for members! Pass-the-hat proceeds go to the musicians. BYO lawn chairs, picnic blankest - and the kids! Zizzy D's will be around with food for purchase starting at 6 pm.

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May 11 – Miniature Gardening

May 11 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Three sessions: 10 am-12 pm  ♦♦ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  ♦♦ 3 pm - 5 pm *This event takes place rain or shine Create a pint-size garden using repurposed containers, miniature plants, a few furnishings crafted from nature, and lots of imagination! Families bring their own containers and small “found” objects for decorating. For each project, Boxerwood will supply soil, miniature plants, tiny upcycled treasures and a wee Garden Gnome. Need ideas? Look around your home or yard for…

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May 19 – Mindfulness in Nature with Christine Fang & Ben Eland

May 19 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Our spring series concludes with a guided walk through the Boxerwood gardens, led by mindfulness teacher, Christine Fang, and Ben Eland, Boxerwood’s garden manager.  After many years in the business sector, Fang broadened her pursuits to include formal training at the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC). She now lives in Lexington and welcomes the opportunity to share mindfulness practices with others. Please e-mail info@boxerwood.org or call (540) 463-2697 to register for each of these workshops.  The programs are free, but…

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May 24 – Music in the Garden: Datz/Newhall/Shester

May 24 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Datz/Newhall/Shester ~ Bluegrass Join us for our 2019 Music in the Garden Picnic Concerts! All shows are from 6:30 pm - sundown with gates opening at 6 pm. Parking is $5/vehicle - FREE for members! Pass-the-hat proceeds go to the musicians. BYO lawn chairs, picnic blankets - and the kids! Zizzy D's will be around with food for purchase starting at 6 pm.

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May 30 – Sunset Sound Bath in the Garden

May 30 @ 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

As the day closes and the sun drops on May 30th, you are invited to come unwind and relax in the beautiful gardens at Boxerwood for a gentle Sunset Sound Bath experience. We will gather on the lovely Boxerwood property and begin with some gentle stretching to help open and relax the body. As we finish stretching, participants will be invited to find a comfortable resting position to enjoy the Sound Bath. Using Tibetan Singing Bowls, Gong and more Greg…

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June 2019

June 8 – Bird Club Walk & Brunch

June 8 @ 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Join members of the Rockbridge Bird Club on June 8 from 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. for an early morning summer stroll through Boxerwood to observe birds and bird behavior. Participants are also invited to attend a potluck brunch under the pavilion immediately following the walk. Boxerwood bird walks take place quarterly, led by knowledgeable club members. Walks begin in the parking lot and involve strolling natural paths on easy-to-moderate terrain. Participants receive a pocket list compiled by club members of…

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June 14 – Music in the Garden: Rockin’ Hoss & The Silver Spurs

June 14 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Rockin' Hoss & The Silver Spurs ~ Rock/County/Covers Join us for our 2019 Music in the Garden Picnic Concerts! All shows are from 6:30 pm - sundown with gates opening at 6 pm. Parking is $5/vehicle - FREE for members! Pass-the-hat proceeds go to the musicians. BYO lawn chairs, picnic blankets - and the kids! Zizzy D's will be around with food for purchase starting at 6 pm. Rockin' Hoss And The Silver Spurs is a group of diverse musicians…

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