Events

Upcoming Events

There are always a ton of great conservation events happening throughout the Piedmont. Scroll down to learn more--

 

 

Civil War Trail & Gilmore Farm Walking Tour

07 February 2015 2:00 pm

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Montpelier Station Train Depot

Walk in the footsteps of McGowan's Brigade on Montpelier's Civil War Trail, carving a path through archaeological remains of this Confederate winter camp to a reconstructed camp street. Conclude at...

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Journey from Slavery to Freedom

14 February 2015 2:00 pm

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Begins at the Gilmore Cabin

Join the Montpelier Foundation to experience the African American transition from slavery to freedom. Visit sites and original structures that bring to life the generations of enslaved individuals who...

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Piedmont Landscape Association 32nd Annual Seminar

18 February 2015 8:00 am - 7:45 pm

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The Paramount Theater 215 E Main St

Every February the Piedmont Landscape Association hosts an annual seminar. This event strives to bring gardening enthusiasts and landscape professionals together in an educational setting. Due to the ...

Read more Cost: $50 - $65 USD
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Speaker Series -- Piedmont Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society

22 February 2015 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Tri-County Feeds Conference Room 7408 John Marshall Hwy, Marshall, Va. 20115

Join the Piedmont Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society for their 2015 Winter Speaker Series! Topic: Familiar Flora amid Siberian Splendor Speaker: Dr. Emily Southgate teaches graduate courses ...

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Permaculture Design Certificate Course at the Mason Sustainability Institute

07 March 2015 8:00 am - 14 March 2015 6:00 pm

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George Mason George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA

On March 7th – 14th, 2015, the Mason Sustainability Institute (MSI) will be hosting a 72-Hour Permaculture Design Certificate Course, taught by Wayne Weiseman of the Permaculture Project LLC....

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Speaker Series -- Piedmont Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society

22 March 2015 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Tri-County Feeds Conference Room 7408 John Marshall Hwy, Marshall, Va. 20115

Join the Piedmont Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society for their 2015 Winter Speaker Series! Topic: Our Spring Wildflowers and Their Western U.S. Relatives Speaker: Marion Blois Lobstein is Pr...

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52nd Annual Upperville Garden Club Daffodil Show

14 April 2015 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Buchanan Hall 8549 John S Mosby Hwy, Upperville, VA 20184, USA

This American Daffodil Society accredited horticultural competition will amaze you. View thousands of daffodils of all sizes, colors, and forms, posed and submitted by amateur daffodil growers. All am...

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Understanding Plasti-culture

29 April 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Fauquier Education Farm 8396 Meetze Road, Warrenton, VA 20187, USA

The use of plastics in agriculture is growing widely as farmers and home gardeners are learning what a huge difference it can make with weed control, water conservation, and frost and insect protectio...

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Meet the Brassicas

20 May 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Fauquier Education Farm 8396 Meetze Road, Warrenton, VA 20187, USA

Cabbage, broccoli, kale, cauliflower, these are just a few members of a very large plant family called the Brassicas. This field day will explore Fauquier Education Farm's variety trials of 10 differe...

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Farmscaping

03 June 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Fauquier Education Farm 8396 Meetze Road, Warrenton, VA 20187, USA

This workshp will explore the many ways you can attract beneficial insets to your fields and make them more beautiful while doing it. Fauquier Education Farm had a workshp on this in the 2014 season b...

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Peeling Back the Many Layers of Commercial Onion Production

24 June 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Fauquier Education Farm 8396 Meetze Road, Warrenton, VA 20187, USA

This is another repeat from last year but Fauquier Education Farm's onion crop was a huge success and they had a downpour during last year's field day. They're coming back with onions even stronger th...

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No Till Vegetable Production

08 July 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Fauquier Education Farm 8396 Meetze Road, Warrenton, VA 20187, USA

This workshop will showcase Fauquier Eduation Farm's ongoing demonstration with Virginia Tech on No Till vegetable production.For more information: Contact Jim Hankins, Farm Coordinator, (540) 341-795...

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Tomato, Tomato, Tomato

22 July 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Fauquier Education Farm 8396 Meetze Road, Warrenton, VA 20187, USA

Last year Fauquier Education Farm had a field variety trial of 15 different tomatoes. This year they will narrow it down to 6 of the top producers and try to maximize production. They will discuss tom...

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Mountains of Melons

19 August 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Fauquier Education Farm 8396 Meetze Road, Warrenton, VA 20187, USA

One of the great joys of summer is the abundance of ripe melons from the garden. In this workshop Fauquier Education Farm will showcase our variety trials of summer melons and how you can satisfy that...

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Pick a Peck of Peppers

23 September 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Fauquier Education Farm 8396 Meetze Road, Warrenton, VA 20187, USA

This is another repeat from last year that was washed out when Fauquier Education Farm tried to have a field day. They had a great crop of peppers but didn't get the chance to spread the word about ho...

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