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September 3

Saturday

Canceled-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.

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

Rescheduled – Summer Concert Series: Sugar Maple

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.

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.

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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 15

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 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.

 

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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.

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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

Canceled 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.

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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October 2

Sunday

Fall Children’s Festival

1:30 p.m.

 

The wildly popular Fall Children’s Festival has returned to the Garden!  This one-day event includes favorites such as fairy house building, pumpkin painting, seasonal crafts, and more! Registration is required and there is a $5 parking fee.  Parking access will be timed to ensure there is a spot for everyone when they arrive!  The first hour of the festival is for WVBG Members only.

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October 16

Sunday

Fall Drum Circle

2:00 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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October 23

Sunday

A Season of Good Taste: Hart Kitchen

6:00 p.m.

 

Join us for a colorful show of autumn leaves and a decadent evening feast with award-winning chef Anne Hart.

Hart Kitchen was established October 2020 in Clarksburg, WV one year to the day after the debilitating demise of Provence Market Café, located in Bridgeport, WV, in October of 2019.  Provence Market successfully served its’ loyal patrons for almost 18 years.  

In her re-creation as Hart Kitchen, Anne is offering her interpretation of classic dishes, both old and new, in a rotating regional and seasonal menu.  Hart Kitchen cookery is the culmination of her vision to share culinary insights she gleaned along the way, from Atlanta, to Upstate NY, to Boston, to DC and home again, of cooking with your eyes, nose, and ears to beginners and experts of all ages, 

More about Anne and Hart Kitchen: https://hartkitchen.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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October 28

Friday

Howl-O-Ween Doggie Trick or Treat

4:00 p.m.

 

Whooo let the dogs out? Dog trick or treat night. Vendors will set up along the Reservoir Loop Trail and hand out dog treats. Contest and prize(s) for best dressed pooch. Bring something to collect doggie treats. All dogs must be kept on leash and cleaned up after. Well-behaved dogs only please.

 

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October 30

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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November 4

Friday

Jasper String Quartet

7:00 p.m.

 

We’re partnering with Morgantown’s Summit Chamber Music Series to bring classical works into West Virginia’s Garden. A recipient of Chamber Music America’s prestigious Cleveland Quartet Award, Jasper String Quartet performs works by Barber, Mendelssohn & Jessie Mongomery live at the Terrace!  A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Garden.

 

November 5

Saturday

Winter Garden Interest Walk

10:00 a.m.

 

Enjoy noteworthy plants that offer visual delight and interest in the “off season” of the winter months with WVBG Site Manager and Designer Phil Cole. All ages. $5 for WVBG members, $15 for non-members.

 

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November 6

Sunday

A Season of Good Taste: Modern Homestead

6:00 p.m.

 

Trellis Smith is the cook at Modern Homestead, where he works along side his partner, Lucas Tatham. Modern Homestead (formerly Tathams Garden Center) is inspired by the idea of merging home and garden to create an experience for all of the senses, as well as catering to customers with a variety of products and services to captivate their imagination, enhance their lives, and renew the community. Join us for a multiple course dinner at the Garden featuring local produce and comforting flavors of the season.

More about Trellis & Modern Homestead: https://www.mymodernhomestead.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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November 13

Sunday

Fall Drum Circle

2:00 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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November 20

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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