Nelson Scenic Loop – Grand Discovery Days – June 11 – 13, 2010

When: Saturday June 12, 2010 8:00 am until 7:00 pm
Where: The LOOP drive around the Rockfish and Tye River watersheds
Why: To celebrate the Nelson environment and its communities
Who: Organized by the Rockfish Valley Foundation www.rockfishvalley.org

HOW TO SPEND JUNE 11-13, 2010 – IT’S ALL FREE

Start with THE KICKOFF at 9:30 am at Spruce Creek Park, 1368 Rockfish Valley Highway, Nellysford, Virginia, 22958 with the assembly of dozens of antique cars from Piedmont and Skyline Antique Car clubs, the Hodge Family jugglers, unveiling and sale of Scenic LOOP print by Pat Saunders , ribbon cutting and much more. Then take the LOOP drive and enjoy the Love Mountain Festival at Royal Oaks, the Piney Mountain Music Festival, ELK HILL and Parsalia open house events, Devils Backbone Brewery, Java Depot Festival, Montibello Fish Hatchery 80th anniversary celebration, two antique auto club rallys, Nellysford Farmers Market, Lescene Forest program, Tuckahoe Community Center yard sale fundraiser and a whole lot MORE. Special rates at Wintergreen Resort. IT’S ALL FREE.

Watch for the LOOP map and description of LOOP DAYS presented by the Nelson County Times. Visit www.nelsonscenicloop.com for events, directions and information. Plan your family day. You may also contact Rockfish Valley Foundation at 434 226 0446.

Check back for additional information or call (Tel) 434 226 0446
Sponsored and coordinated by Rockfish Valley Foundation www.rockfishvalley.org

JUNE 11

7 to 10:30 pm
SQUARE DANCE at Rockfish Valley Community Center
168 Rockfish School Lane (Rt. 635), Nellysford
sponsored by the Nelson County Community Fund
Reservation required; $15-25 per person, cash bar
www.nelsonfund.org or by calling 434-226-0078


JUNE 12

9:30 to 10:30 am
KICK OFF & RIBBON CUTTING at Spruce Creek Park
1368 Rockfish Valley Highway (Rt. 151), Nellysford
feature Pat Saunder commemorative print for sale,
antique car rally and Hodge Family jugglers


8 am to noon
NELLSYFORD FARMERS MARKET
1368 Rockfish Valley Highway (Rt. 151), Nellsford


8 am to 3 pm
ANTIQUE FAIR & YARD SALE at Tuckahoe School
443 Monacan Drive, Stoney Creek, Nellysford


11 am to 1 pm
OPEN HOUSE at Elk Hill
511 Rockfish Valley Highway (Rt. 151), Nellysford
Guided tour, music and more
OPEN HOUSE at Monkeyclaus Recording Studio
2171 Beech Grove Road (Rt 664), Beech Grove
Tour and music with Martha Hill and Don DePoy


11 am to 3 pm
OPEN HOUSE at Pharsalia
2333 Pharsalia Raod (Rt. 280), Tyro
Guided tour, antique cars, music and more
80th ANNIVERSARY at Montebello State Fish Hatchery
359 Fish Hatchery Lane (Rt 690), Montebello
sponsored by the VA Dept. of Game and Inland Fishery
featuring tours, children games; Fish Biology lecture 11:00


11 am to 4 pm
FESTIVAL at Java Depot
80 Mosbys Run, The Village at Glen Mary, Roseland


1 pm to 3pm
Lescene Forest – Virginia Department of Forestry
Program on forest management & chestnut rejuvination


1 pm to 7 pm
PINEY MOUNTAIN MUSIC FESTIVAL at Dodd Cabin
4034 Beech Grove Road (Rt. 664), Beech Grove
LOVE MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL at Royal Oaks Cabins
45 Royal Oaks Lane (Rt. 814), Love
same hours Sunday
Devils Backbone Brewing Company
200 Mosbys Run, The Village at Glen Mary, Roseland


JUNE 13

noon to 4 pm
BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY 75th ANNIVERSARY
at Skylark Farm 24981 Blue Ridge Parkway (Milepost 25)
tours, music, talk about parkway designer Stanley Abbott
$5 suggested donation per person; $7 lunch available by
emailing info@rockfishvalley.org