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  • Avian Photography Workshop Rescheduled forWednesday, September 24

    Avian Photography workshop hosted by the Cuyahoga Valley Photographic Society was originally scheduled for Thursday, September 25. It has been changed to tonight, Wednesday, September 24. Happy Days Lodge, 7 - 9 p.m.

  • Valley Picnic Area Park Lot CLosed - Plateau Trail Loop Affected

    Valley Picnic Area Parking Lot is closed for the replacement of the damaged culvert on the Plateau Trail, from dusk on Monday, September 22 to 5 p.m., Thursday, October 2, 2014. Access to Plateau Trail is via the Oak Hill Trailhead. Loop unavailable.

  • Other Closures

    Valley Bridle Trail south of SR 303, across from golf course, is collapsed by river. Hard closure. Plateau Trail Bridge, north of Valley Picnic Area is closed. No detours. Plateau & Oak Hill trails are open. More »

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 09/07/2012, 09/29/2012, 10/19/2012

    Location: Varies. See Description. Fee Information: Varies. See Description. Contact Name: Conservancy for CVNP Contact Email: www.conservancyforcvnp.org Contact Phone Number: 330-657-2796 ext.100

Families are invited to explore historic farm properties in the Cuyahoga Valley and learn about local foods, sustainable agriculture, and farming history. These programs are part of a collaborative effort between Hale Farm & Village, the Countryside Conservancy, the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park, and the National Park Service.

Friday through Saturday, September 7 - 8
Family Farm Retreat and Campout
Enjoy a relaxing overnight stay at the historic Stanford House or pitch tents at nearby campsites. The program includes shopping the Countryside Farmers' Market at Howe Meadow and a visit to Hale Farm & Village, where we will prepare and eat a lunch made from local foods and participate in farm and garden activities. Fee: $100 adults/$90 partner members; $60 children ages 4 - 11/$50 partner members; or $285 for a family of four (includes programming, market tokens, lodging, and meals). Stanford House, Friday 5 p.m. to Saturday 4 p.m.

For more information and to register by September 3, call 330-657-2796 ext. 100 or visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org.

Saturday, September 29
Stone Soup Mystery Meal
Gather ingredients from the Countryside Farmers' Market at Howe Meadow, travel to Hale Farm & Village, prepare a delectable soup and salad around a campfire, and re-enact the traditional tale of Stone Soup. Then it's time to eat! Fee: $17 adults, $15 for partner members, and $7 children ages 4 - 11. Price includes market tokens. Howe Meadow, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

For more information and to register by September 21, call 330-657-2796 ext.100.

Friday through Sunday, October 19 - 21
All Things Mushroom Weekend
Spend a weekend in CVNP at the beautifully renovated Stanford House learning about mushroom ecology and identification. Join fellow mushroom lovers and follow a local expert into the field on a mushroom foray at the Bath Nature Preserve, listen to lectures on the fascinating world of mushrooms, and dine on delectable mushroom dishes. Fee: $160 per person includes lodging for two nights, meals, and instruction. Stanford House, Friday 6 p.m. to Sunday noon.

For more information and to register, call 330-657-2796 ext. 100 or visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org.