Arc of Appalachia 2017 Education and Special Events

 

event calendar WFP12th Annual Wildflower Pilgrimage

Thursday – Saturday April 13 – 15, 2017

The Pilgrimage is the Arc’s largest, oldest and most popular annual event. Staged at the Highalnds 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…

12th Annual Wildflower Pilgrimage

Thursday – Saturday April 13 – 15, 2017

The Pilgrimage is the Arc’s largest, oldest and most popular annual event. Staged at the Highalnds 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…

Grassland Bird Hike on International Migratory Bird Day at Seip Mound

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Join the Arc of Appalachia and Hopewell Culture National Park at Seip Mound during the peak of bird migration when both migrants and resident birds will be in full song. Seip Mound is an immense 2000 year old American Indian ceremonial site managed in grassland by the national park service. It is renowned for its diversity of grassland song birds, including birds that are rare in southern Ohio. More Information…

Learn your grassland birds on International Migratory Bird Day at Seip Mound

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Join the Arc of Appalachia and Hopewell Culture National Park at Seip Mound during the peak of bird migration when both migrants and resident birds will be in full song. Seip Mound is an immense 2000 year old American Indian ceremonial site managed in grassland by the national park service. It is renowned for its diversity of grassland song birds, including birds that are rare in southern Ohio. More Information…

Return of the Snakes to Serpent Mound

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Built by Native Americans at least 1,000 years ago, possibly even longer, Serpent Mound aptly demonstrates the fact that the ability of serpents to inspire and intrigue people is timeless. We will be displaying live snakes, turtles, and even a few amphibians to not only admire and gaze upon, but to touch and learn from. Naturalists from Hueston Woods and Shawnee State Parks and from the Arc of Appalachia will be giving educational presentations throughout the day, suitable for all ages.  More Information...

 

Return of the Snakes to Serpent Mound

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Built by Native Americans at least 1,000 years ago, possibly even longer, Serpent Mound aptly demonstrates the fact that the ability of serpents to inspire and intrigue people is timeless. We will be displaying live snakes, turtles, and even a few amphibians to not only admire and gaze upon, but to touch and learn from. Naturalists from Hueston Woods and Shawnee State Parks and from the Arc of Appalachia will be giving educational presentations throughout the day, suitable for all ages.  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