Arc of Appalachia 2017 Education and Special Events

 

Yoga at the Sanctuary

Every Monday and Thursday 10 – 11am

Join certified Yoga instructor, Aimee Gaines, for a free yoga class at the Appalachian Forest Museum on Mondays and Thursdays. The class will include warm ups, postures to strengthen the body, breathing practices to awake and relax the nervous system and time for relaxation. All levels are welcome. Please bring your own mat or towel. Donations are appreciated. Please check our Facebook for any cancellations or changes.

Yoga at the Sanctuary

Every Monday and Thursday 10 – 11am

Join certified Yoga instructor, Aimee Gaines, for a free yoga class at the Appalachian Forest Museum on Mondays and Thursdays. The class will include warm ups, postures to strengthen the body, breathing practices to awake and relax the nervous system and time for relaxation. All levels are welcome. Please bring your own mat or towel. Donations are appreciated. Please check our Facebook for any cancellations or changes.

The Dynamic Landscape of Rock Run Preserve 
Is Sandy Springs Concealing a Big Secret about Ohio’s Past Climate and Native American Occupation? 

Saturday, July 22, 2017;  Serpent Mound, by Matthew Purtill

In southeastern Adams County, Ohio, the natural landscape at the small community of Sandy Springs on the outlying edge of Rock Run Preserve may be hiding a big secret. Sandy Springs is composed of unusually large beds of sand deposits, including even old sand dunes. Matthew Purtill will discuss his PhD research findings at Sandy Springs - revealing insight into past climates and how Paleo-Indian groups may have interacted with this progressive landscape. More Information...

 

The Dynamic Landscape: Is Sandy Spring’s Concealing a Big Secret about Ohio’s Past Climate and Native American Occupation?

 

Saturday, July 22, 2017

 

In southeastern Adams County, Ohio, the natural landscape at the small community of Sandy Springs may be hiding a big secret regarding Ohio’s past climate and Native American occupation of the area. Matthew Purtill will discuss the findings of his PhD research at Sandy Springs and elaborate on how Paleoindian groups may have interacted with this progressive landscape. More Information...

Archaeology Day at Serpent Mound

Saturday, August 19, 2017

We are celebrating Ohio's rich American Indian legacies. Attend lectures by prominent archaeologists, tour artifact displays and bring your own collection for help in interpreting what you've found, and try your own hand at ancient skills from flint-knapping to atlatl throwing. More information...

 

Archaeology Day at Serpent Mound

Saturday, August 19, 2017

We are celebrating Ohio's rich American Indian legacies. Attend lectures by prominent archaeologists, tour artifact displays and bring your own collection for help in interpreting what you've found, and try your own hand at ancient skills from flint-knapping to atlatl throwing. More information...

 

Annual Arc of Appalachia Donor Gathering

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Event by invitation. Look for you invite and registration information in the mail starting September 1, 2017.

Annual Arc of Appalachia Donor Gathering

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Event by invitation. Look for you invite and registration information in the mail starting September 1, 2017.

Lighting of the Serpent at Serpent Mound

Privately Sponsored Public Event by the Friends of Serpent Mound

Wednesday, December 21, 2017, Rain date December 22

A annual winter celebration, lining the famous effigy with hundreds of luminary candles for a beautiful display on the longest night of the year. Free with $8/car parking fee More Information...

Lighting of the Serpent at Serpent Mound

Privately Sponsored Public Event by the Friends of Serpent Mound

Wednesday, December 21, 2017, Rain date December 22

A annual winter celebration, lining the famous effigy with hundreds of luminary candles for a beautiful display on the longest night of the year. Free with $8/car parking fee More Information

event calendar WFP13th Annual Wildflower Pilgrimage

Friday- Sunday, April 13 – 15, 2018

The Pilgrimage is the Arc’s largest, oldest and most popular annual event. Staged at the Highlands Nature Sanctuary, it is a weekend that salutes to the most stunning wildflower displays in all of Ohio. The event offer two days of naturalist-guided field trips to the finest floral showcases in south-central Ohio, two evening programs, and full meals – some of the most delicious meals imaginable! It also provides and great company as we share our love of nature together and immerse ourselves in Ohio’s most breathtaking of natural spectacles. More Information…

13th Annual Wildflower Pilgrimage

Friday – Sunday April 13 – 15, 2018

The Pilgrimage is the Arc’s largest, oldest and most popular annual event. Staged at the Highlands Nature Sanctuary, it is a weekend that salutes to the most stunning wildflower displays in all of Ohio. The event offer two days of naturalist-guided field trips to the finest floral showcases in south-central Ohio, two evening programs, and full meals – some of the most delicious meals imaginable! It also provides and great company as we share our love of nature together and immerse ourselves in Ohio’s most breathtaking of natural spectacles. More Information…