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August 3

Wednesday

Evening Yoga in the Garden

6:30 p.m.

 

Join us in the garden for an all-levels vinyasa flow class incorporating the inspirations of nature surrounding us as we practice. This hour-long practice will teach breathing techniques to relax and build heat within our bodies, yoga postures to strengthen and lengthen our muscles and a guided relaxation to help calm the mind, body, and spirit. Classes taught by Heidi Sherwin, Miranda Talkington, or Jessy Coffman.  Bring a yoga mat. All ages. $12 for WVBG members, $15 for non-members. 

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August 4

Thursday

Summer Concert Series: Open Mic

— Songwriter’s Showcase

6:30 p.m.

 

Bring your favorite blanket or camp chair and join us for an evening of music on the Event Lawn featuring local songwriters. Free.

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August 5

Friday

Flashes in the Sky: Perseids and the Summer Starry Night – Rescheduled for August 19

8:00 p.m.

 

Join WVU astronomy students for a presentation on the summer night sky with an emphasis on meteors followed by night sky viewing during the peak of the Perseids meteor shower.   All ages. $5 for WVBG members, $15 for non-members.

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August 6

Saturday

Garden Tour

11:00 a.m.

 

Join us for a guided tour of the Garden to learn a little more about the plants and the history of the WVBG.  These docent-led tours are offered on a first-come, first-served basis so don’t be late!  Tours begin at the host shelter in the lower parking area.  We hope to see you there!

August 10

Wednesday

Evening Yoga in the Garden

6:30 p.m.

 

Join us in the garden for an all-levels vinyasa flow class incorporating the inspirations of nature surrounding us as we practice. This hour-long practice will teach breathing techniques to relax and build heat within our bodies, yoga postures to strengthen and lengthen our muscles and a guided relaxation to help calm the mind, body, and spirit. Classes taught by Heidi Sherwin, Miranda Talkington, or Jessy Coffman.  Bring a yoga mat. All ages. $12 for WVBG members, $15 for non-members. 

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August 13

Saturday

Summer Wildflowers, Bloomers, & Pollinators

10:00 a.m.

 

August is a great time for a garden walk as many native plants are in bloom and insects are eager to complete their lifecycles. Come see and learn about the blooms, butterflies and bees at the WV Botanic Garden with WVBG Gardener Dave Davis. Most appropriate for adults. $5 for WVBG members, $15 for non-members.

 

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August 13

Saturday

Garden Tour

11:00 a.m.

 

Join us for a guided tour of the Garden to learn a little more about the plants and the history of the WVBG.  These docent-led tours are offered on a first-come, first-served basis so don’t be late!  Tours begin at the host shelter in the lower parking area.  We hope to see you there!

August 14

Sunday

Annual Garden Party: Havana Nights

4:00 – 7:30 p.m.

SOLD OUT

 

Join us at the Garden for our biggest fundraising event of the year – it’s time to peel out your favorite festive attire of a fedora, latin heels and bata cubana for a night of 1950’s vibe of Cuban music, food and drinks along with live and silent auctions! Tickets $100 each. $45 of the cost of each ticket is tax-deductible, to the extent permitted by law under IRS code 501(c)3.

 

August 17

Wednesday

Evening Yoga in the Garden

6:30 p.m.

 

Join us in the garden for an all-levels vinyasa flow class incorporating the inspirations of nature surrounding us as we practice. This hour-long practice will teach breathing techniques to relax and build heat within our bodies, yoga postures to strengthen and lengthen our muscles and a guided relaxation to help calm the mind, body, and spirit. Classes taught by Heidi Sherwin, Miranda Talkington, or Jessy Coffman.  Bring a yoga mat. All ages. $12 for WVBG members, $15 for non-members. 

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August 18

Thursday

Summer Concert Series: Kittens Ain’t Biscuits

6:30 p.m.

 

Kittens Ain’t Biscuits, Randy and Daria Jones, will take you on a zany ride from Texas to New Orleans then head up the Appalachians to ponder first-hand poignant accounts of citizens in the coal fields and coal barges on the rivers, with a side trip to the Brazilian coast. Randy on electric and acoustic guitar and Daria on vocals, percussion, harmonica, and kazoo play originals and undone covers that often bring out the swing dancers to cut the rug for a night of frolic!

Bring your favorite blanket or camp chair and join us for an evening of music on the Event Lawn. $5 for WVBG members, $10 for non-members.

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August 19

Friday

Flashes in the Sky: Perseids and the Summer Starry Night 

8:00 p.m.

 

Join WVU astronomy students for a presentation on the summer night sky with an emphasis on meteors followed by night sky viewing during the peak of the Perseids meteor shower.   All ages. $5 for WVBG members, $15 for non-members.

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August 21

Sunday

Young Birders Walk

10:00 a.m.

 

It’s never too early to become a birder! This walk will introduce children of all ages and their parents to the wonder and joy of birds and bird watching. Bring binoculars and a bird guide if you have them. This walk is offered in conjunction with the West Virginia Young Birders Club and will be led by Avian Conservation Center of Appalachia’s Director Katie Fallon. All ages. Free.

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August 21

Sunday

Summer Drum Circle

4:00 p.m.

 

Drumming isn’t just a fun activity. Drumming is a link to healing for the body, soul and Earth. Join us to learn about the healing qualities of drumming and participate in a drum circle. No experience is needed. If you don’t have a drum, don’t worry. Drums and percussion instruments will be provided or you can make your own (search online for ideas). Or fill a plastic bottle with rice, beans or gravel if you wish. All ages welcome. Free. Donations welcome.

 

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August 24

Wednesday

Evening Yoga in the Garden

6:30 p.m.

 

Join us in the garden for an all-levels vinyasa flow class incorporating the inspirations of nature surrounding us as we practice. This hour-long practice will teach breathing techniques to relax and build heat within our bodies, yoga postures to strengthen and lengthen our muscles and a guided relaxation to help calm the mind, body, and spirit. Classes taught by Heidi Sherwin, Miranda Talkington, or Jessy Coffman.  Bring a yoga mat. All ages. $12 for WVBG members, $15 for non-members. 

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August 26

Saturday

Garden Tour

11:00 a.m.

 

Join us for a guided tour of the Garden to learn a little more about the plants and the history of the WVBG.  These docent-led tours are offered on a first-come, first-served basis so don’t be late!  Tours begin at the host shelter in the lower parking area.  We hope to see you there!

August 27

Saturday

 Young Run for Wellness

9:00 a.m.

 

Join us on for a fun, family-oriented event at the Garden with a focus on health and wellness. The event will feature two 1-mile races for different age groups as well as healthy food and drink for all. Races will include a run for children ages 6-8 and a run for children ages 9-12. Prizes will be awarded to the first three male and female finishers in each race. Each participant will also receive a tee shirt if registered by the pre-registration deadline (August 10). Race fee is $15 for WVBG Members, $20 for non-members.

 *This event is sponsored  by MonHealth & March-Westin Company, Inc.

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August 28

Sunday

Summer Sunday Yoga

9:00 a.m.

 

Join us in the garden for an all-levels vinyasa flow class incorporating the inspirations of nature surrounding us as we practice. This hour-long practice will teach breathing techniques to relax and build heat within our bodies, yoga postures to strengthen and lengthen our muscles and a guided relaxation to help calm the mind, body, and spirit. Classes taught by Heidi Sherwin. Bring a yoga mat. All ages. $12 for WVBG members, $15 for non-members.

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August 28

Sunday

Sunday Family Fun Day

2:00 p.m.

 

Join Cheat Area Public Library staff and WVBG educators for a fun afternoon at the Garden. We will start with story time then enjoy an active walk, game, or activity, and end with a craft. Books and activities will be geared toward children ages 4-8 but all are welcome to attend. Free.

* This activity is sponsored by the Service League of Morgantown, owners of the historic Old Stone House Gift Shop in downtown Morgantown.

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August 29

Monday

Forest Therapy Walk

6:00 p.m.

 

Charlie Yuill, a certified nature and forest therapy guide, invites you to participate in “Shinrin-yoku,” or “Forest Bathing” which refers to the practice of spending time in forested areas for the purpose of enhancing health, wellness, and happiness. Your experience will include a two-hour walk, that will typically be less than a mile in length, responding to different invitations to experience aspects of natural world. Ages 12 and up. $5 per person for WVBG members, $15 per non-member.

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August 31

Wednesday

Evening Yoga in the Garden

6:30 p.m.

 

Join us in the garden for an all-levels vinyasa flow class incorporating the inspirations of nature surrounding us as we practice. This hour-long practice will teach breathing techniques to relax and build heat within our bodies, yoga postures to strengthen and lengthen our muscles and a guided relaxation to help calm the mind, body, and spirit. Classes taught by Heidi Sherwin, Miranda Talkington, or Jessy Coffman.  Bring a yoga mat. All ages. $12 for WVBG members, $15 for non-members. 

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September 3

Saturday

Fall Bird Walk

7:30 a.m.

 

Bring your binoculars and join local birder Mollee Brown for a bird walk in the garden. We’ll search for a mix of late breeding birds and early fall migrants who benefit from the variety of habitats in the Botanic Garden while learning about birds and bird identification. We’ll also keep an eye out for photography opportunities along the way. Free for WVBG and Audubon members, $15 for non-members.

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September 7

Wednesday

Evening Yoga in the Garden

6:00 p.m.

 

Join us in the garden for an all-levels vinyasa flow class incorporating the inspirations of nature surrounding us as we practice. This hour-long practice will teach breathing techniques to relax and build heat within our bodies, yoga postures to strengthen and lengthen our muscles and a guided relaxation to help calm the mind, body, and spirit. Classes taught by Heidi Sherwin, Miranda Talkington, or Jessy Coffman.  Bring a yoga mat. All ages. $12 for WVBG members, $15 for non-members. 

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September 8

Thursday

Summer Concert Series: Sugar Maple

6:30 p.m.

Sugar Maple has been together playing a variety of Americana-based tunes since 2015. The band features Mary Angel Blount on vocals and guitar, Melissa Latimer on guitar, Duncan Lorimer on bass and Woodburn-based Tim Mashburn on guitar and mandolin.

 Bring your favorite blanket or camp chair and join us for an evening of music on the Event Lawn. $5 members, $10 non-members.

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September 10

Saturday

Aster Peak Blooming Walk

10:00 a.m.

 

In this final garden walk of the season with WVBG Gardener Dave Davis, we will take in the native asters and insect life that clusters around them. A great time of year to take in the last blooms of the season. Most appropriate for adults. $5 for WVBG members, $15 for non-members.

 

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September 11

Sunday

Young Birders Walk

10:00 a.m.

 

It’s never too early to become a birder! This walk will introduce children of all ages and their parents to the wonder and joy of birds and bird watching. Bring binoculars and a bird guide if you have them. This walk is offered in conjunction with the West Virginia Young Birders Club and will be led by Avian Conservation Center of Appalachia’s Director Katie Fallon. All ages. Free.

Register Today
Register Today

September 14

Wednesday

Evening Yoga in the Garden

6:00 p.m.

 

Join us in the garden for an all-levels vinyasa flow class incorporating the inspirations of nature surrounding us as we practice. This hour-long practice will teach breathing techniques to relax and build heat within our bodies, yoga postures to strengthen and lengthen our muscles and a guided relaxation to help calm the mind, body, and spirit. Classes taught by Heidi Sherwin, Miranda Talkington, or Jessy Coffman.  Bring a yoga mat. All ages. $12 for WVBG members, $15 for non-members. 

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September 18

Sunday

Mushroom Walk

2:00 p.m.

 

WVU Professor of Mycology Dan Panaccione will lead us in search of forest fungi. He will show us how to identify the native mushrooms at the garden by their unique characteristics. Emphasis will be on general biology, not edibility. All ages. $5 for WVBG members, $15 non-members.

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September 18

Sunday

Summer Drum Circle

4:00 p.m.

 

Drumming isn’t just a fun activity. Drumming is a link to healing for the body, soul and Earth. Join us to learn about the healing qualities of drumming and participate in a drum circle. No experience is needed. If you don’t have a drum, don’t worry. Drums and percussion instruments will be provided or you can make your own (search online for ideas). Or fill a plastic bottle with rice, beans or gravel if you wish. All ages welcome. Free. Donations welcome.

 

Register Today
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September 21

Wednesday

Evening Yoga in the Garden

6:00 p.m.

 

Join us in the garden for an all-levels vinyasa flow class incorporating the inspirations of nature surrounding us as we practice. This hour-long practice will teach breathing techniques to relax and build heat within our bodies, yoga postures to strengthen and lengthen our muscles and a guided relaxation to help calm the mind, body, and spirit. Classes taught by Heidi Sherwin, Miranda Talkington, or Jessy Coffman.  Bring a yoga mat. All ages. $12 for WVBG members, $15 for non-members. 

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September 25

Sunday

Summer Sunday Yoga

9:00 a.m.

 

Join us in the garden for an all-levels vinyasa flow class incorporating the inspirations of nature surrounding us as we practice. This hour-long practice will teach breathing techniques to relax and build heat within our bodies, yoga postures to strengthen and lengthen our muscles and a guided relaxation to help calm the mind, body, and spirit. Classes taught by Heidi Sherwin. Bring a yoga mat. All ages. $12 for WVBG members, $15 for non-members.

Register Today
Register Today

September 25

Sunday

Sunday Family Fun Day

2:00 p.m.

 

Join Cheat Area Public Library staff and WVBG educators for a fun afternoon at the Garden. We will start with story time then enjoy an active walk, game, or activity, and end with a craft. Books and activities will be geared toward children ages 4-8 but all are welcome to attend. Free.

* This activity is sponsored by the Service League of Morgantown, owners of the historic Old Stone House Gift Shop in downtown Morgantown.

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September 25

Sunday

A Season of Good Taste: Cody’s

6:00 p.m.

 

Join us for an evening of fine dining in the Garden with local cuisine by Chef Cody Thrasher of Cody’s restaurant in Bridgeport, WV.

More on Cody’s:  https://www.codysrestaurantwv.com  

Tickets: $95. $30 of the cost of each ticket is tax-deductible, to the extent permitted by law under IRS code 501(c)3.

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September 26

Monday

Forest Therapy Walk

6:00 p.m.

 

Charlie Yuill, a certified nature and forest therapy guide, invites you to participate in “Shinrin-yoku,” or “Forest Bathing” which refers to the practice of spending time in forested areas for the purpose of enhancing health, wellness, and happiness. Your experience will include a two-hour walk, that will typically be less than a mile in length, responding to different invitations to experience aspects of natural world. Ages 12 and up. $5 per person for WVBG members, $15 per non-member.

Register Today
Register Today

September 28

Wednesday

Evening Yoga in the Garden

6:00 p.m.

 

Join us in the garden for an all-levels vinyasa flow class incorporating the inspirations of nature surrounding us as we practice. This hour-long practice will teach breathing techniques to relax and build heat within our bodies, yoga postures to strengthen and lengthen our muscles and a guided relaxation to help calm the mind, body, and spirit. Classes taught by Heidi Sherwin, Miranda Talkington, or Jessy Coffman.  Bring a yoga mat. All ages. $12 for WVBG members, $15 for non-members. 

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