Learn how animals tough it out in the wild using claws, jaws, shells, senses and more to protect themselves. Students explore these animal adaptations with hands-on activities and a visit from a well-protected creature. Participants will venture outside to complete a “senses and defenses” scavenger hunt. All ages welcome; adult must accompany child. Register online at maymont.org by September 18Find out more »
The adventure begins with an evening hike of the grounds in search of native nocturnal creatures as well as close encounters with a few Maymont animal ambassadors. Plus solve a hands-on mystery, make s’mores, and enjoy stories around the campfire. Following a night in the Nature Center galleries, enjoy a continental breakfast and take a morning hike. Ages 4 and older; one adult must be registered for every four children. Register online at maymont.org by September 25Find out more »
Brighten your nights this fall on a wondrous new journey through the Japanese Garden. At the peak of fall colors, the garden will shine with dramatic light displays for an enchanting experience to delight families, couples and nature lovers of all ages. A schedule of fun activities will be offered on various evenings at the Robins Nature & Visitor Center where guests arrive for transport to the garden. For more information, visit maymont.org/garden-glow or call 804-358-7166.Find out more »
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