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Nature Journaling

Natural Tunnel State Park 1420 Natural Tunnel Parkway, Duffield, VA, United States

May 31, 2024. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Visitor Center Nature journaling is the intersection of art, science, and curiosity. Join a ranger to discuss tips and tricks on how to make good observations and translate them into your very own nature journal. Natural Tunnel State Park is proud to offer red/green colorblindness correcting outdoor […]

Free

Allen Hicks Friday Night Jams

Allen Hicks 1844 Bethel Road, Nickelsville, VA, United States

Every Friday night, pickers of all levels and from throughout the Tri-Cities and Southwest Virginia descend upon Allen Hicks Friday Night Jams, a converted basement garage at 1844 Bethel Road.  This is a spot to hear some great music, meet wonderful folks and, when concessions are open, grab the best peach cobbler in the world, made the old-fashioned way in an iron skillet.  Make sure to top it off with vanilla ice cream.  Allen Hicks is an affiliate-member of The Crooked Road.

Free

National Trails Day — Trick Your Stick

Natural Tunnel State Park 1420 Natural Tunnel Parkway, Duffield, VA, United States

June 1, 2024. 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Visitor Center Celebrate National Trails Day at Natural Tunnel State Park by taking your walking stick to the next level. Did you know using sticks on your hike may conserve your energy on treks through all different terrains? Come by to decorate your very own hiking stick […]

Free

National Trails Day — Stock Creek Passage

Natural Tunnel State Park 1420 Natural Tunnel Parkway, Duffield, VA, United States

June 1, 2024. 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Stock Creek Recreation Area Over 200 years ago, early adventurers like Daniel Boone walked these same hills and valleys we see today. National Trails Day is the perfect time to walk in their footsteps and make their journey come alive as you hike into the tunnel. Once inside […]

$5

National Trails Day — Leave No Trace

Natural Tunnel State Park 1420 Natural Tunnel Parkway, Duffield, VA, United States

June 1, 2024. 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Blockhouse Parking Lot Have you ever heard of the Woodbooger? You can think of it as the Appalachian cousin to the Bigfoot. Follow the Woodbooger’s practices by leaving nothing but footprints behind. Join us on this mile hike to learn about the 7 Leave No Trace Principles. […]

Free

The Blue Ridge Opry at Carter Family Fold

Carter Family Fold 3449 A P Carter Hwy, Hiltons, VA, United States

A nostalgic country variety show inspired by the early days of the Grand Ole Opry. Hosted by Kelley Breiding. The Carter Family Fold is celebrating its 50th anniversary throughout 2024. Celebration concerts kick-off in March with special monthly concerts, leading up to a special "Appalachia Rising" Concert on April 28 and a huge 50th Anniversary […]

$10.00

Touring the Galaxy

Natural Tunnel State Park 1420 Natural Tunnel Parkway, Duffield, VA, United States

June 1, 2024. 8:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. Gazebo Join astronomy volunteers as they share the stories written in the night sky. Two small telescopes and one larger telescope will be on hand for viewing. Feel free to bring along a chair or blanket. Meet at the gazebo. This program is FREE.

Free

Allen Hicks Friday Night Jams

Allen Hicks 1844 Bethel Road, Nickelsville, VA, United States

Every Friday night, pickers of all levels and from throughout the Tri-Cities and Southwest Virginia descend upon Allen Hicks Friday Night Jams, a converted basement garage at 1844 Bethel Road.  This is a spot to hear some great music, meet wonderful folks and, when concessions are open, grab the best peach cobbler in the world, made the old-fashioned way in an iron skillet.  Make sure to top it off with vanilla ice cream.  Allen Hicks is an affiliate-member of The Crooked Road.

Free

Solar Sunday

Natural Tunnel State Park 1420 Natural Tunnel Parkway, Duffield, VA, United States

June 9, 2024. 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Stop by the Visitor Center and have the opportunity to view the sun through a telescope. The park’s astronomy volunteers will be on hand to share the wonders of the sun, solar system, and much more. A solar filter will be used for safe viewing. All ages […]

Free