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Upcoming Events 

September 18, 2020 10:00 am - September 26, 2020 11:30 pm
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We are excited to launch our first-ever entirely virtual fundraising event, which will run from September 18 through 11:59pm on September 26. We hope you will register today to bid on one or more of our 26 auction packages, many of which offer fun experiences that are unique to the Virginia Piedmont! You can go preview these exciting auction items right now on our event website.


September 24, 2020 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
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There is a unique community tucked into a corner of Gainesville along Route 29 that you probably aren’t aware of. Formerly one of Northern Virginia’s most significant, most stable Black communities, the Settlement is where freed slaves “settled” after Emancipation and where their descendants continue to live today, in an area surrounding Carver Road.


September 25, 2020 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
This event is online

You know the value of native plants, trees, and sustainable landscaping techniques. But now what? What can you do to begin working with your HOA or Condo Association to encourage them to take the next steps in investing in this approach? Join Plant NOVA Natives for an engaging session on ecologically sustainable community master planning and land management in Loudoun County.


September 26, 2020 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: The Clifton Institute, 6712 Blantyre Road , Warrenton, Virginia

On September 26 the Clifton Institute will be selling seedlings grown from these seeds. Some of the species we will be selling are Erect Goldenrod, Swamp Milkweed, Great Blue Lobelia, Maryland Golden Aster, Wild Bergamot, Blue Verbena, Elliot’s Bluestem, and Pawpaws. Seedlings will cost between $3 and $15, depending on the species and the size of the seedling. Inventory is limited; if we sell out we will post on our Facebook page.


October 01, 2020 12:00 am - October 31, 2020 11:59 pm
This event is online

Register in advance for free trees through this Friends of the Rappahannock tree giveway. Trees will become available during the month of October. Select your trees on the FOR event webpage


October 01, 2020 05:00 pm - 06:00 pm
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Connect with fellow connectivity advocates, planners and interesting people in the Albemarle/Charlottesville area via online web chat (Google Hangouts Meet). We will hear from Kyle Lawrence, of the Shenandoah Bike Coalition. He will tell us about SVBC’s efforts to get more people moving, while bringing people together and getting new infrastructure built.


October 11, 2020 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Location: Chapman DeMary Trail, East Hirst Road 205, Purcellville, Virginia

At Hail to the Trail, enjoy hands-on activities and displays about the environment, meet local experts, go on guided nature walks, see live animals, and participate in the Town’s annual Arbor Day Celebration.


October 24, 2020 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
This event is online

You know the value of native plants, trees, and sustainable landscaping techniques. But now what? What can you do to begin working with your HOA or Condo Association to encourage them to take the next steps in investing in this approach? Join Plant NOVA Natives for an engaging session on ecologically sustainable community master planning and land management in Loudoun County.


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