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2017 Virginia Outdoors Festival

September 9 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Free

*** RAIN or SHINE ***

VOF is partnering with the White House Farm Foundation in Page County to host the 2017 Virginia Outdoors Festival. Join us for a day of casual family-friendly activities, food and craft vendors, and presentations focusing on conservation, water quality, native species, and more.

Featured activities include

  • Guided river walks along the South Fork Shenandoah River
  • Guided tours of the historic White House, one of Page County’s oldest buildings
  • A native plant sale by Hill House Nursery
  • A native wildlife presentation by Luray Zoo
  • Canoe rides at the White House Public Boat Launch
  • Locally made food and products
  • Nature-themed crafts and games for kids
  • Presentations and exhibits by local conservation groups and natural resource agencies

 

Tentative schedule 

  • 9:00am: Vendors, exhibits, activities open
  • 9:30am–10:30am: Guided River Walk
  • 10:00am–2pm: Canoe rides at White House Boat Launch
  • 11:30am–12:00pm: Guided White House Tour
  • 12:30pm–1:15pm: Native wildlife presentation by Luray Zoo
  • 1:30pm–2:00pm: Guided White House Tour
  • 2:00pm–3:00pm: Guided River Walk
  • 3pm: Vendors, exhibits, activities close

 

 

Featured Vendors / Sponsors

 

Directions to White House Farm

White House Farm is located at 1917 Kauffmans Mill Rd., off Route 340/211 about 5 miles west of Luray, just before you reach the bridge crossing the South Fork of the Shenandoah River.

From I-81 & points west

Take Exit 264 for US-211 E toward Luray, approximately 10 miles east of New Market. Kauffmans Mill Rd. will be on your left after you cross the bridge over the South Fork of the Shenandoah River.

From Skyline Drive

Exit at the Thorton Gap Entrance Station on Route 211 and head west approximately 14 miles, passing through the Town of Luray. Kauffmans Mill Rd. will be on your right before crossing the bridge over the South Fork of the Shenandoah River.

Details

Date:
September 9
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Event Tags:
Website:
http://virginiaoutdoorsfestival.com

Organizer

Jason McGarvey
Phone:
(804) 314-9557
Email:
jmcgarvey@vofonline.org

Venue

White House Farm
1917 Kauffmans Mill Rd.
Luray, VA 22835 United States
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Website:
https://whfarmfoundation.org/