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October 2019

POSTPONED – October 20 – Sound Bath in the Garden

October 20, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Boxerwood Nature Center, 963 Ross Road
Lexington, VA 24450 United States
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$15

UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, the scheduled Sound Bath will be rescheduled. Stay tuned for more details. Here is a statement from our host, Greg: Hi folks! While the ground needs the rain so I won't complain, it does present a bummer as it relates to today's Sound Bath. My vision is to have the final Sound Bath in the Garden for this year at Boxerwood be outside and IN THE GARDEN, a couple of possible re-schedule dates over the…

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October 25 – Pumpkin Walk (night 1)

October 25, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Our popular Pumpkin Walk returns this year in a new garden space at Boxerwood. Lit jack-o-lanterns will wind through Boxerwood's trails for a night of fear-free fun for all ages. You provide the pumpkins and your carving creativity, we'll provide the venue, complete with donuts, hot drinks and fun events. Pumpkin Tower Contest Once again, our pumpkin tower contest returns. We are looking for individuals, families, businesses, clubs, friends – anyone who is ready for some fall fun – to…

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October 26 – Pumpkin Walk (night 2)

October 26, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Our popular Pumpkin Walk returns this year in a new garden space at Boxerwood. Lit jack-o-lanterns will wind through Boxerwood's trails for a night of fear-free fun for all ages. You provide the pumpkins and your carving creativity, we'll provide the venue, complete with donuts, hot drinks and fun events. Pumpkin Tower Contest Once again, our pumpkin tower contest returns. We are looking for individuals, families, businesses, clubs, friends – anyone who is ready for some fall fun – to…

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Build a Pumpkin Tower

October 27, 2019 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Boxerwood Nature Center, 963 Ross Road
Lexington, VA 24450 United States
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Register your team to participate in the Pumpkin Tower contest. Scroll down for step-by-step instructions to build your own tower.  Questions? Email us at info@boxerwood.org. Gather your Team and then gather these materials: Rebar or other sturdy pole. Lowes carries rebar in 5-ft and 8-ft lengths. Pumpkins – the number depends on the length of your pole. (Leave at least 8 inches of rebar to pound into the ground in Step #2.) Tape (small piece) to mark rebar Drill with…

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November 2019

November 3 – Eco Printing Workshop & Yoga Session

November 3, 2019 @ 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Boxerwood Nature Center, 963 Ross Road
Lexington, VA 24450 United States
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$20 – $35

In this Eco Printing* workshop, lead by Susan Meister, we will print on raw silk and water color paper.  Participants are encouraged to gather plant materials from their yards or kitchen.  Everything else will be provided including additional plant materials we gather at Boxerwood. While our prints are steaming Karen Stanley will lead a group yoga session in the garden. Cost is $20 for Boxerwood members and $35 for non-members. Email info@boxerwood.org to sign up. *Eco Printing is printing on…

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December 2019

December 7 – Gifts of Nature

December 7, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
$5 – $10

Bring family and friends to Boxerwood to create outdoor decorations that feed the winter birds and cheer up your yard during our Gifts of Nature workshop. Twist honeysuckle and grapevine into wreaths, then tie on handmade snacks, such as cranberry garlands, dried fruit kabobs, peanut-buttered pinecones, and citrus cups. Our nature crafts table is stocked for making people presents, too! Turn mini gourds into tree ornaments and big ones into bird feeders. Make pet mice out of milkweed pods or…

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December 8 – Wreath Making

December 8, 2019

2 Sessions offered: 1 pm - 3 pm 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm Bring nature indoors for the holidays! 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. Participants are encouraged to bring their own clippers and gloves. Pre-register by filling in the form below or call (540) 463-2697.

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January 2020

January 23 – Devils Backbone Season of Giving Kickoff

January 23 @ 11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Devils Backbone Brewing Company, 50 Northwind Lane
Lexington, VA 24450 United States
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Devils Backbone Brewing Company to kicks off their Season of Giving and Boxerwood continues our 20th Anniversary celebration on Thursday, January 23. Pop into the taproom for a sandwich and a brew, with a percentage of sales going to Boxerwood. Then join us between 4:30-7:30pm for live music,  dinner, a raffle & celebration! Ten percent of food and beverage sales ALL DAY will be donated to Boxerwood, and customers can steal a custom piece of Devils Backbone glassware. Boxerwood Season…

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February 2020

February 13 – BINGO: Fundraiser for Boxerwood

February 13 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Devils Backbone Brewing Company, 50 Northwind Lane
Lexington, VA 24450 United States
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$10

Join us at Devils Backbone Brewing Company on Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 6 pm – 10 pm for a night of Bingo, a fundraiser for Boxerwood. Cost is $10 per card to play all night. Small prizes will be awarded every round and all proceeds will benefit Boxerwood!

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March 2020

GALA 2020 Rescheduled

March 20 @ 6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
$75

Come celebrate 20 years of Boxerwood with us on March 20th, 2020.

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