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  • Photographic Society Members' Show Rescheduled

    Thursday, August 14 Cuyahoga Valley Photographic Society Members' Show has been rescheduled to 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 21 at Hines Hill Conference Center.

  • Towpath Trail Closure

    Towpath Trail is closed from Mustill Store to Memorial Parkway for riverbank reinforcement. Detours posted. Closure will last 1 - 4 weeks into August. More »

  • 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 »

  • Road Closures

    Quick Rd is closed from Akron Peninsula Rd to Pine Hollow Trailhead in Peninsula, from Wednesday, 7/16, for 6 weeks. Detours posted. More »

  • Riverview Road Repaving

    Riverview Rd is being repaved from the Cuyahoga-Summit Cty line to Peninsula through Mon, 9/15. Road is open but there are still delays due to construction. Allow extra time. 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.